Tag Archives: righteousness

Emotions; November 5, 2018


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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Using What We Have; March 23, 2018


Hosea 10:12 Sow for yourselves righteousness, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the Lord, until he comes and showers righteousness on you. In the middle of condemning Israel’s … Continue reading

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God’s Purpose; December 14, 2017


Luke 1:74-75 “To rescue us from the hand of our enemies, and to enable us to serve him without fear in holiness and righteousness before him all our days.” Several places in the Bible it talks about God’s overarching purpose … Continue reading

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Righteousness; December 7, 2017


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 foundation of Paul’s exposition of righteousness by faith, … Continue reading

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Righteousness; November 12, 2017


Psalm 85:13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps. There’s an interesting difference in tenses between the NIV and the Japanese here. The first half of the verse is in complete agreement, but in the second … Continue reading

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God’s Righteousness; September 18, 2017


Nehemiah 9:8 “You have kept your promise because you are righteous.” Most of this chapter is a recounting of Israel’s history, and this statement to the Lord is at the foundation of it all. The Jews here are proclaiming that … Continue reading

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National Salvation; August 14, 2017


2 Chronicles 7:14 “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will … Continue reading

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