Justification by Faith

by Mike Ratliff

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. (Romans 5:1-2)

Back in February of this year I was teaching an Adult Sunday School class one Sunday morning when the weather was bad and my wife was sick. That day I had one of my regular couples in the class, another couple that rarely attended and one man who I hadn’t seen in about a year. The lesson was from Ray Pritchard’s He’s God and we’re not. Every lesson in that book is based in and through the Sovereignty of God. That Sunday everything was going fine until someone asked a question. Continue reading