Tag Archives: righteousness by faith

September 19, 2015


Galatians 5:5 But by faith we eagerly await through the Spirit the righteousness for which we hope. We sometimes forget that Paul was painfully aware that he wasn’t yet righteous by God’s standards, and was simply wearing the mantle of … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014


Genesis 15:6 Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness. This is one of the foundational verses of the whole Bible. Noah’s righteousness was one of obedience, which is certainly important, but Abraham’s was one of … Continue reading

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March 1, 2014


Genesis 7:1, 5 “I have found you righteous in this generation.” And Noah did all that the Lord commanded him. Here, in the first use of the word “righteousness” (in the English Bible, at least) we obviously have what could … Continue reading

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July 7, 2013


Romans 3:21-22 But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no … Continue reading

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