Filthy Rags or God’s Righteousness?

Man is by nature filled with pride and self righteousness. When you talk to the average person about going to heaven, the usual response is, “I am sure that I am going to heaven because I have never murdered anyone or…..” You know the rest of the story. But God sees...

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...

God’s Righteousness

At this juncture in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:17-21), Jesus is going to be revealing to us the true interpretation and intention of the law of God. By this point in time in the history of the nation, the rabbinical and oral interpretation of the law had...

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...