Craving Righteousness: Until He Comes (Matthew 5:6; Isaiah 42:1-4)
A few thoughts about righteousness and justice in light of Christ’s second coming (Matthew 5:6; Isaiah 42:1-4).
Craving Righteousness (Matthew 5:6; Isaiah 11:4-5)
“But with righteousness He will judge the poor, and decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; and He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, and with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked. Also righteousness will be the belt about His loins, and faithfulness the belt…
Three Kinds of Righteousness: 3. Christ’s Righteousness
Christians already have Jesus living in them. They share in His righteousness. All righteousness begins with Christ in us.
Three Kinds of Righteousness: 2. Legal Righteousness
Many Christians seek to gain righteousness before God by following rules. This often leads to creating rules that God did not intend.
Three Kinds of Righteousness: 1. Self-Righteousness
People have very different ideas about righteousness, and many Christians exhibit different kinds. Some are better than others. One of the worst kinds of “righteousness” is a false one, self-righteousness.