Abraham’s Faith

Talk 13 of 19 in the series: Romans 2008/9 Cathedral Bible Study

The next talk in the series is Joy in God

And to the one who does not work

but trusts him who justifies the ungodly,

his faith is counted as righteousness

Romans 4:5


  1. Boasting Excluded
    • on the law of faith not works
    • overthrowing or upholding the Law
  2. Abraham: The Classic Case from the Law
    • nothing to boast about
    • The Old Testament Text
  3. The Logic
    • boasting works vs humble faith
    • counted as due or gift
  4. The Righteousness
    • the one who trusts
    • him who justifies the ungodly
    • counted as
    • David concurs
  5. The Implications of the Timing
    • Abraham’s circumcision
    • the Father of faith
  6. What is this Faith
    • believe, belief, trust depend rely
    • Him who justifies the ungodly
    • God who counts righteousness apart from works

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