The definition of a sinner, righteousness imputed & who it applies to.
1 John 3:4 (B) sin is the transgression of the law.
(NOTE: Breaking any of Gods laws makes you a sinner. Also see Ja 2:10)
Romans 5:12 by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
(NOTE: Adam's sin nature is passed down from generation to generation)
We're all sinners & deserve sins sentence invoked in (Rom 6:23 A) = Death.
When we by faith, accept God's gift of grace = Jesus sin payment & resurrection. We become the righteousness of God in/thru Christ. (2 Cor 5:21)
Rom 3:22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe:
(NOTE: Jesus imputes his righteousness onto everyone the believes in His faithful, obedient sin payment & resurrection. Also see Rom 4:8 11, 22, 23, 24))
Jesus our Great High Priest (Heb 4:14-15), imputes our just/due sin punishment, that He bought/paid for at Calvary, onto Himself. He then imputes his righteousness, that He earned at Calvary through faithful obedience. Imputes His sinless righteousness onto us & we become the righteousness of God in Christ 2 Cor 5:21).
The resurrection is Father's receipt: Sins Heavenly required wage received & PAID in FULL!
KJ Bible dictionary: IMPU'TED, Charged to the account of; attributed; ascribed.
Impute Theology definition: Google
ascribe (righteousness, guilt, etc.) to someone by virtue of a similar quality in another. "Christ's righteousness has been imputed to us"
Impute: Strong's Concordance #1677, Verb, Greek word = ellogao
Definition: to charge to one's account, impute. Usage: I charge to, put to one's account, impute.
Lev 16:21 Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness:
(NOTE: Once per yr & only the High Priest could/would: Confess ALL the entire Nation of Israel's, transgressions/sins IMPUTING their sins onto the innocent sinless animal substitute. This process covered the peoples sin for yr. Christ, our sins substitue's payment forever takes away/removes all our sin)
Jesus is every believers Great High Priest (Heb 4:14). When we accept Christ, He imputs/transfers His righteousness onto us & our sins onto Himself. His sacrifice takes away/remisses/pardons ALL your sins (Heb 10:10).
Genesis 15:6 Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness
James 2:23 And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness:
(NOTE: God imputed righteousmess onto Abraham becasuse he belived God. Also see Rom 4:8 11, 22, 23, 24)
Rom 4:25 Jesus was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.
(NOTE: A sinless Christ bore & took upon Himself, every believers sins. Thru Faith placed in Christs sin payment & resurrection. A sovereign God judicially "Declares us Righteous")
2 Corinthians 5:19 To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.
(NOTE: Our trespasses/sins are forgiven and will not be imputed onto us. We are reconciled to God. When we place our faith in the Sin Atoning Sacrifice, found in the death, burial & resurrection of Christ Jesus. (1 cor 15:1-4)
2 Cor 5:21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
(NOTE: A sinless Christ became sin. Thru faith placed in His sin payment & resurrection. We become the righteousness of God in/thru Christ)
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