Tag Archives: righteousness

Dear Mormon, Why Isn’t Jesus’ Baptism Good Enough?

This came up in our Bible study tonight.  Mormons believe that baptism is required to enter the kingdom of God, and that you can be baptised for someone else by proxy.  So it raises the question, why wasn’t the baptism … Continue reading

Posted in Rightly Dividing | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Painting Clothes

Earlier this week, I did some painting.  I wore old clothes that already had been “decorated” during previous painting jobs. Today, I wore a coat and tie to church.  I didn’t wear them for painting, nor would I wear them … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Music | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

“Justification” — “Just as if I Never Sinned?”

When He pardoned our sin and imputed His righteousness to us, He covered it all. He justified us, lined us up perfectly with His full standard. Continue reading

Posted in Grace and Forgiveness | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

“Imputation” — The Way it Works

There aren’t good Christians and bad Christians, there are righteousness of God Christians and false Christians. Continue reading

Posted in Grace and Forgiveness | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The Pilgrim Life

1Pe 2:21 For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:
1Pe 2:22 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth:
1Pe 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:
1Pe 2:24 Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.
1Pe 2:25 For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls. Continue reading

Posted in Rightly Dividing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Proverb for Today — Proverbs 3:27-28

Righteousness and wisdom “work” well in life. God made us to live by those standards, and obviously the machinery works better if we operate by the user’s manual — but that is the wrong motive. Continue reading

Posted in A Proverb for Today | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment