Originally Posted by ATulipNotADaisy
Is the Christian saved from God’s justice? Would it be more accurate to say the Christian is saved from God’s wrath?
The first statement is totally wrong and unbiblical.
The second statement is correct and definitely biblical.

Just a few remarks re: "the Christian is saved from God's justice". The truth and the doctrine which is uncontrovertibly taught in the Bible and upon which anyone is saved is that of the vicarious substitutionary atonement of our Lord Jesus Christ. God's holiness cannot be diminished, compromised or excluded. To put it in the vernacular, God does not and CANNOT 'wink at sin'. Those who are guilty of sin MUST BE punished. And we also know that ALL human beings, even those just conceived in the womb are infinitely guilty of sin:

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Romans 5:9-12 (ASV) 9 Much more then, being now justified by his blood, shall we be saved from the wrath [of God] through him. 10 For if, while we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, shall we be saved by his life; 11 and not only so, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation. 12 Therefore, as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin; and so death passed unto all men, for that all sinned: (cf. Ezek 18:4; Rom 3:23; 1Cor 15:21,22; et al)
For anyone to be rescued from certain death; spiritual, physical, and eternal, justice must be met. And justice demands that God be appeased (propitiation) and the person from which sin comes must be punished. Thus, the eternal good pleasure to redeem a remnant of Adam's fallen race was accomplished by the ONLY POSSIBLE WAY... John Murray phrased this as the antecedent absolute necessity of the atonement, i.e., the eternal divine Son of God came to earth, took upon Himself human flesh; a body created for Him, lived a perfect holy and righteous life and was crucified on a cross, bearing the sins of those whom the Father decreed to save (cf. Isa 53:4-6,9-12; Rom 3:24-26, 8:1-4,29,30; Gal 3:13, 4:3-5; 2Cor 5:21; 1Pet 3:18; et al). We who have received the mercy and grace of God were judged by God and found guilty and worthy of eternal death and punished for our sins according to the demands of God's perfect and just law... at the cross in the person of the Lord Christ. NO ONE can ever be said to be considered "not guilty" because of Christ. Again, Christians are found profoundly guilty of transgressing the law of God at conception and worthy of death. Indeed, we have a Saviour who took our place and received in Himself that which was due to us. We should be in awe at the unfathomable love, mercy and grace of God and what price was paid for our salvation in Christ Jesus our LORD.

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1 John 3:1-3 (ASV) 1 Behold what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God; and [such] we are. For this cause the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. 2 Beloved, now are we children of God, and it is not yet made manifest what we shall be. We know that, if he shall be manifested, we shall be like him; for we shall see him even as he is. 3 And every one that hath this hope [set] on him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.


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