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Justification by Grace through Faith: Finding Freedom from Legalism, Lawlessness, Pride, and Despair
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Justification by Grace through Faith: Finding Freedom from Legalism, Lawlessness, Pride, and Despair

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P&R 2013

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$13.99

Overview

In this volume, Brian Vickers argues that justification is God’s declaration that sinners are made right with him through faith in Christ—whose life, death, and resurrection provide forgiveness and the righteousness God desires for his people. Vickers traces how the doctrine unfolds in Scripture, showing that in Christ, God provides everything needed for sinners to be made right with him. Upholding the practical impact of this doctrine, he argues that a biblical understanding of justification will combat legalism, lawlessness, pride, and despair.

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Key Features

  • Explores the idea of justification in Christ as a tool of faith and encouragement
  • Features questions for study and reflection
  • Includes a list of resources for further study on justification

Contents

  • The Legacy of Adam
  • The Obedient Second and Last Adam
  • Not by Sight: Abraham and the Righteousness of Faith
  • Abraham: Our Father according to the Faith
  • The Law: Things by Which You Cannot Be Justified
  • God’s Righteousness and Ours
  • Faith Works: The Life of the Justified
  • Freedom: Justification Applied
  • Conclusion: The Biblical, Central, and Practical Doctrine of Justification

Praise for the Print Edition

With breathtaking scope Vickers traces Christ’s imputed righteousness from the pages of Genesis all the way to Paul and James.

A. Andrew Das, Donald W. and Betty J. Buik Chair and Professor of Religious Studies, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL

Vickers’ new work is to be warmly welcomed. Here we find a clear and accessible and—most importantly—biblical restatement of what the Scriptures teach about justification.

Thomas R. Schreiner, James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky

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About Brian Vickers

Brian Vickers (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate professor of New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.