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.