The Righteousness Of God

  Eight times we find the phrase, “the righteousness of God” in the Scriptures, and five of them are in the epistle to the Romans. The word “righteousness” has both a doctrinal and a practical implication. Doctrinally, righteousness is that right standing with God...

Redeemed to Live Righteously

1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed. Jesus Christ bore the full price of our sins on the cross. He bore our sins in His own body on the...

The Way of Righteousness

Proverbs 12:28  In the way of righteousness is life; and in the pathway thereof there is no death. Jesus taught us that there are two paths in life: the broad path that leads to destruction, and the narrow path that leads to life (Matthew 7:13-14). Moses said to the...

The Faith of Devils, or the Faith of Abraham?

James 2.19 You believe that there is one God; you do well: the devils believe the same thing, and they tremble. Oh, I believe in God, Pastor Ray. Okay. Who doesn’t, except some fool? The Bible says the fool is the one that says there is no God. So when you say...

A Deeper Righteousness

We are now entering the section of Scripture where Jesus is beginning to explain to us what He means by having a righteousness deeper than that taught by the religious leaders of the day (Matthew 5:20). These words of Jesus are vital for us to understand as...