Tag Archives: righteousness

Kingdom Values; January 22. 2023


Romans 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. We have sung the chorus based on this and verse 19 in this church for … Continue reading

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Sin and Repentance; January 5, 2023


Luke 15:7 “I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.” I think we tend to misunderstand two … Continue reading

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The Lord Our Righteousness; November 14, 2022


Jeremiah 33:16 In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. This is the name by which it will be called: The Lord Our Righteousness. This is the climax of what the Lord promised Jeremiah in … Continue reading

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Speaking Out; November 5, 2022


Isaiah 62:1 For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,for Jerusalem’s sake I will not remain quiet,till her righteousness shines out like the dawn,her salvation like a blazing torch. As Solomon famously said, there is a time for everything. (Ecclesiastes … Continue reading

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Righteousness; October 5, 2022


Proverbs 11:6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. This is one of many ways that God’s rules are good for us. The devil tells us that God’s rules are to hem … Continue reading

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Righteousness and Salvation; October 1, 2022


Psalm 132:9, 16 “May your priests be clothed with righteousness; may your saints sing for joy.”“I will clothe her priests with salvation, and her saints will ever sing for joy.” This is presented as a prayer, and then God’s response. … Continue reading

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Accountability; September 11, 2022


Psalm 94:9 Does he who implanted the ear not hear? Does he who formed the eye not see? This supremely logical verse is precisely why many people try to deny the existence of a Creator. They jump through all sorts … Continue reading

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God’s Guidance; August 8, 2022


Psalm 5:8 Lead me, O Lord, in your righteousness because of my enemies– make straight your way before me. It’s interesting how word order in a sentence changes the feel of it, even when it doesn’t change the actual meaning. … Continue reading

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The Way of the Lord; April 3, 2022


Proverbs 10:29 The way of the Lord is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil. There is a seeming irony in this verse that is clarified only by the Gospel. It would … Continue reading

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Spiritual Maturity; February 5, 2022


Philippians 1:9-11 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the … Continue reading

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