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5362 justice, in believers’lives

5362 justice, in believers’lives

God requires justice to be evident in the lives of his people. Through justification, believers are granted the status of being righteous in his sight, and are called upon to live out that righteousness in their lives.

God’s law demands justice

The law is written on the conscience Ro 2:14-15 See also Ge 20:5-6; Pr 20:27
Isa 51:7 See also Ecc 8:5

The law in the OT Ex 20:1-3; Dt 6:4-5 See also Ex 20:4-17 pp Dt 5:6-21; Ps 119:1,165 pp Mt 22:37-40

The law in the NT Mt 5:17 See also Ro 7:7,12,22; Ro 13:10; 1Ti 1:8-11

Justification is by faith

Ro 1:17 See also Hab 2:4; Ge 15:6; Ro 3:21-24; Ro 4:24-25; Ro 5:1; Ro 9:30; Gal 3:6,24; Php 3:9

The marks of the just person

Jas 2:17 Although justification is by faith alone it is always to be accompanied by righteous behaviour. See also Mt 25:34-36; Eph 2:10; 1Jn 3:7,9

Thinking justly Ps 1:2 See also Ps 24:4; Ps 40:8; Ps 119:111-112; Mt 5:8; Php 4:8

Speaking justly Ps 141:3 See also Pr 4:24; Pr 8:6-8; Eph 4:25; 1Pe 3:10

Behaving justly Mic 6:8 See also Dt 6:25; Ps 106:3; Pr 21:3; Isa 33:15-16; Ac 24:16

Examples of just people

Job 1:8 See also 2Sa 8:15; 1Ki 3:11-12,28; Lk 23:50-51; Ac 25:8,11

The vindication of the just

2Ti 4:8 See also Ps 86:17; Da 12:3; Rev 7:9-17

See also

5008conscience
5596victory
6676justification
8154righteousness

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