Tag: righteousness

A Love That Is God-Sustained

Lord, in obedience to You, I try to love others like myself. I desire to do what You do. Show compassion to the weak, Give bread to the needy, And hope to the oppressed. I seek to love as You love Me, But my self often gets in […]

Maturing In Righteousness

“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God” (Rom 3:23). So, I was having a conversation with an old friend the other day, and this issue about the fact that we are all awful sinners, and none of us is good, came up.  It […]

Love and Righteousness

Love and righteousness are so closely related that some people think that they are one and the same.  But one is superior to the other.  Do you know which? If you said love, you are so very right!  Love begets righteousness, righteousness begets justice and so on…  Righteousness […]

Unconditional Love

“But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us” (Rom 5:8). Do you think that God loves you more than He did when you were still in your sins?  Do you think that He loves you more than those […]

You Will Do Good Works

Lest any think the message of grace Is a license to live at one’s will, Or an occasion to act selfishly, Hear ye! You were bought at a price. Though you were once a slave to sin, You are now the captive of Christ! As a new creature, […]

It Sounds Like Baloney!

Many of us take for granted the simple message of the gospel that we have received and accepted as the TRUTH.  We’ve heard it so many times in Church, read it in so many pamphlets, and maybe even written about it as Facebook messages to our family and friends […]

The Kingdom Of God Is At Hand!

When you hear that the end of the world is nigh…and God’s judgement is coming upon the world, what is the primary emotion you feel?  I suspect it is FEAR!  But fear is what unbelievers should feel, people who do not know God or those who do, but […]