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1 Having been justified by faith, we have… 1 Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; 4 and perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. RomansRomans55RomansRomans555 1

2 Justified by Faith Justified ( dikaiow ): Pronounced or declared to be just …“not guilty” of sin, acquitted of sin’s guilt; from dikaiov, innocent, faultless, guiltless Justified ( dikaiow ): Pronounced or declared to be just …“not guilty” of sin, acquitted of sin’s guilt; from dikaiov, innocent, faultless, guiltless – Not by works of the law (perfect law-keeping, complete sinlessness) - Gal. 3:10 – But by faith in Christ – Gal. 2:16; Rom. 3:20-26 – Faith is accounted to him for righteousness – Rom. 4:3-5 Romans 5:1 2 Not guilty!

3 Justified by Faith Gospel : God’s power to save sinners Gospel : God’s power to save sinners – Reveals God’s grace which saves sinners – Acts 20:24 (Eph. 2:8) – Teaches us how to live by faith (Rom. 1:17) Eph. 2:9-10; Tit. 2:10-11 Romans 1:16 3 The Gospel

4 Having been justified by faith, we have… PEACE WITH GOD PEACE WITH GOD No longer under God’s wrath – 5:9; 1 Ths. 1:10 No longer under God’s wrath – 5:9; 1 Ths. 1:10 Reconciled to God – 5:10-11 Reconciled to God – 5:10-11 – “To change from enmity to friendship” (Col. 1:21-22) Through Lord Jesus Christ – Eph. 2:14-18 Through Lord Jesus Christ – Eph. 2:14-18 Peace in our freedom from hostility against God (Jno. 16:22, 33) Peace in our freedom from hostility against God (Jno. 16:22, 33) 4 Romans 5:1

5 Having been justified by faith, we have… ACCESS TO & IN GOD’S GRACE ACCESS TO & IN GOD’S GRACE By faith (not the law, 3:20 ) – Gal. 2:21 By faith (not the law, 3:20 ) – Gal. 2:21 Justified by grace – Titus 3:5-7 Justified by grace – Titus 3:5-7 Established by grace (false doctrines) – cf. Heb. 13:9 Established by grace (false doctrines) – cf. Heb. 13:9 5 Romans 5:2a

6 Having been justified by faith, we have… JOYFUL HOPE OF GLORY JOYFUL HOPE OF GLORY You have become estranged from Christ, you who attempt to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace. For we through the Spirit eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness by faith. (Gal. 5:5) You have become estranged from Christ, you who attempt to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace. For we through the Spirit eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness by faith. (Gal. 5:5) Gospel called us to this hope – 2 Ths. 2:13-14 Gospel called us to this hope – 2 Ths. 2: Romans 5:2b

7 Having been justified by faith, we have… JOY IN TRIBULATION JOY IN TRIBULATION How can we do this? How can we do this? – Paul and Silas (Acts 16:25) – Paul in his many trials (2 Cor. 12:10) Remember that we… Remember that we… – At peace with God! – Stand in grace! – Have a sure hope! 7 Romans 5:3a Heb. 12:2

8 Why We Rejoice in Hope PAST Peace because our PAST sins are forgiven FUTURE Glory TO COME strengthens & comforts us 8 PRESENT We NOW stand in the grace of God Gal. 5:5

9 Tribulation Produces… PERSEVERANCE PERSEVERANCE Tribulation : “A pressing, pressure, anything which burdens the spirit” (Vine, I:38-39) Tribulation : “A pressing, pressure, anything which burdens the spirit” (Vine, I:38-39) – Pressures test the Christian’s faith which, if allowed, will stifle our faith & hope – Jas. 1:2-4 Perseverance : Constancy, fortitude, endurance under pressing circumstances; spiritual staying power (Moses, Heb. 11:24-26) Perseverance : Constancy, fortitude, endurance under pressing circumstances; spiritual staying power (Moses, Heb. 11:24-26) 9 Romans 5:3b

10 Perseverance Produces… APPROVED CHARACTER APPROVED CHARACTER Experience (KJV) : “the process of proving”; tried integrity Experience (KJV) : “the process of proving”; tried integrity Proven character : Tried & tested Proven character : Tried & tested – Strengthened & purified by patiently enduring trials of faith – 1 Pet. 1: Romans 5:4

11 Approved Character Produces… HOPE HOPE Secure – Hebrews 6:18-19 Secure – Hebrews 6:18-19 Living : 1 Peter 1:3 Living : 1 Peter 1:3 – Will be with Christ in glory – Col. 3:1-4 – Eagerly wait to share in His glory – Phil. 3:20-21 And so, we persevere – Romans 8:25 And so, we persevere – Romans 8:25 11 Romans 5:4-5a

12 Hope Does Not Disappoint Love of God poured out in our hearts – Rom. 5:5 Love of God poured out in our hearts – Rom. 5:5 By the Holy Spirit By the Holy Spirit – His work & fellowship is an earnest of our inheritance – Eph. 1:13-14 – Love is in our hearts via the gospel the Spirit has given us – Gal. 3: Romans 5:5

13 TribulationsPerseverance Approved Character Hope Does Not Disappoint! Result of Tribulations on a Life of Faith Romans 5:3-5 2 Pet. 1:


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