Righteousness Apart From Works Pt. 2

Righteousness Apart From Works Pt. 2
Cloverdale United Reformed Church

 
 
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This radio show is a ministry of Cloverdale United Reformed Church where Russell Herman is the teaching pastor. This show airs daily at 4 pm MST. In today’s sermon, Pastor Russ covers Romans 4:1-8.

Section Text (ESV)

1What then shall we say was gained by Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh? For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness.” Now to the one who works, his wages are not counted as a gift but as his due. And to the one who does not work but believes in him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted as righteousness,just as David also speaks of the blessing of the one to whom God counts righteousness apart from works:

“Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven,
    and whose sins are covered;
blessed is the man against whom the Lord will not count his sin.”

 


Russell Herman has been the Pastor at Cloverdale United Reformed Church since August 2014. He earned degrees from Northwestern College (B.A. with majors in social studies & mathematics), Dordt College (M.Ed.), and Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (M.Div.).

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