Justification: When we accept the truth of Christ’s death and resurrection, crying out to God to save us through the perfect life and actions of Jesus, He declares us to be right before Him. The debt of sin is canceled.
Related Concepts and/or Examples
Unlimited Atonement – the gift of justification is offered to all
Depravity – moral corruption
Righteousness – just, perfect, complete, good
Imputed Righteousness – the perfect life of Jesus, applied to imperfect humans
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