Bruce gives a short survey of the function of the doctrine of justification by faith in the Gospels, Acts, and the non-Pauline writings.
Who can stand before the holy God? This is the main question this article addresses. The inevitability of death is noted, as well as the fact that everyone will have to stand at the judgment before God. The rest of the article establishes the ground upon which one can stand and be acquitted. Hence, it focuses on justification by faith in Jesus Christ as well as a life of holiness.
This article considers the phrase "justification by faith," with special emphasis on the word "alone." The study starts with a historical perspective, noting the great controversy that the word stirred up between the Roman Catholic and the Reformers. Those who contended against the use of that small word state that the word does not specifically occur with justification in Scripture, and therefore its use amounts to an addition to Scripture.
This article studies the phrase "justification by faith," focusing on the preposition “by.” This study is done from four perspectives: scriptural, theological, experiential, and polemical.
The article featured here centres on the doctrine of justification by faith and its place in the life of the church. The article traces the emergence of its prominence in the church of the Reformation. Further, the article considers the need for justification, the meaning of justification (including imputation of righteousness), and faith as the means of justification.