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  • Righteousness

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 28, 2004
    based on 9 ratings

    This chapter is perhaps one of the greatest chapters in the Bible on salvation by faith alone. Many religious groups claim to believe in salvation by faith, but not in salvation by faith alone.

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: James Dobson said, "When I went to my old high school in Texas I found my tennis trophies thrown away in the trash heap to make room for new ones in the trophy case. It made me realize that all human accomplishments are really nothing but trash that will not stand the more

  • Righteousness!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Mar 30, 2015

    Have you been a stickler where adhering to the laws of God is concerned? Have you been so firm in your adherence to principle that you have been judged to be obstinate, fanatic and crazy?

    Legally right but ethically and spiritually wrong…… Psalm 11:7” For the LORD is righteous; he loves righteous deeds; the upright shall behold his face.” We call this holy week! Some Christians are rolling the rosary beads and uttering long prayers, there are others more

  • Righteousness And Faith Series

    Contributed by Don Baggett on Mar 30, 2008

    The apostle Paul began chapter 9 by saying that he could wish himself accursed from Christ if his countrymen according to the flesh could be saved but that could never happen, because Jesus had already been the once and for all sacrifice for sins. He b

    Chapter 9 concludes by saying that the gentiles have attained to something that Israel had not: the righteousness of faith, v30. They missed the righteousness of God, because they did not pursue it by faith, v32, and it became a stumbling block to them. The apostle Paul began chapter 9 by more

  • The Way Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Gary Moore on Feb 5, 2008

    The personal pursuit of righteousness is essential for every believer.

    I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that more

  • Relating Righteously Series

    Contributed by Eric Hanson on Nov 17, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Husbands, wives, children, employees, and employers listen up!

    Ephesians 5:22-6:9: Relating Righteously Pastor Eric J. Hanson November 16, 2008 Introduction Last time we left off with a verse that sets the tone for today’s message. Verse 21 of Ephesians 5 commands all followers of Jesus Christ to “submit to one another”. What is our motivation for more

  • For Righteousness Sake Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Mar 22, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." Matthew 5:10

    INTRODUCTION The preacher of an underground Chinese church tells others of the precautions they must take to avoid government persecution. Each time their church reaches ten to fifteen members, they split to reduce attention. They also alternate meeting places for the same reason. Because phone more

  • The Righteousness Of God

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Jul 10, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Jesus commands us to have a righteousness that surpasses that of the Pharisees and Scribes. Just how do we accomplish this?

    “THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD” “Surpassing the Righteousness of the Pharisees and Scribes” Mt. 5:20 Fr. Christopher M. Nerreau Introduction: (READ PASSAGE) - In our gospel passage today Jesus commands us to have a righteousness that surpasses that of the Pharisees and Scribes. (v.20) more

  • Surpassing Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Sep 7, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Jesus presents a clear description of what it is followers are to be like internally and how they are to live outwardly in the Sermon on the Mount.

    Sermon on the Mount- Pt 4 Surpassing Righteousness In studying the SOTM, or the Bible in general, never think that if you do not understand it, it is of no use What is important is that we expose/read/study it so it becomes available to us when we need it. Mind has two compartments- more

  • A Harvest Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Sep 14, 2008

    Biblical peace is both the soil in which righteousness grows and the fruit that comes from a peaceable life.

    JAMES 3:18 A HARVEST OF RIGHTEOUSNESS “A harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.” Canadians pride themselves on their perceived role as peacekeepers serving under United Nations mandates. Since Lester Pearson proposed an international peacekeeping force to more

  • Slaves Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by David Baeder on Nov 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    This is the second of a series of sermons based on scriptures where a rhetorical question beginning with the phrase "Do you not know. . ." is asked. This sermon deals with the rhetorical question asked in Romans 6:16. "Do you not know that if you present

    Series: Do You Not Know? Sermon: Slaves of Righteousness Text: Romans 6:15-23 Introduction: Slavery. It’s an ugly word; usually. When we hear the word “slavery” it brings up all kinds of images. Images of trafficking in human misery. Images of poverty and oppression. Images of cruelty more

  • Covered By Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Dec 10, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    In the spiritual battle we need to be sure that our hearts are directed by God and not surrendered to Satan. The breastplate of righteousness keeps your heart right.

    Covered by Righteousness Ephesians 6:10-14 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the more

  • Unrighteous Righteousness

    Contributed by Cameron Bottema on Jun 2, 2012

    When God works “in us” His cleansing, purifying work, then the truth of Jesus’ solutions for “unrighteous righteousness” will become reality. We must make sure the inner spiritual control center is fully complete – pure – and then the outer control cente

    UNRIGHTEOUS RIGHTEOUSNESS Matthew 6:1-24 Text: Matthew 6:1 “Be careful not to practice your righteousness before people, to be seen by them; for if you do, you will have no reward from your Father Who is in heaven.” Unrighteous righteousness! This sounds like an oxymoron more

  • Scepter Of Righteousness

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 30, 2012

    I. EXORDIUM: Don't neglect the power of the scepter. II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that you can accomplish anything while you have the power of the scepter backing you up. IV. TEXT: Psalms 45:6 (New Living

    I. EXORDIUM: Don't neglect the power of the scepter. II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that you can accomplish anything while you have the power of the scepter backing you up. IV. TEXT: Psalms 45:6 (New Living Translation, Second Edition) Your throne, more

  • The Breastplate Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Sep 11, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    Second piece of the spiritual armor fo God. The truth of the fact that we are only righteous through what Crhist has done for us and not in anything that we can do for ourselves.

    The Breastplate of Righteousness Ephesians chapter 6:1-6:20 Introduction- We are still in the series “Putting on the whole armor of God.” Today we will be looking at the breastplate of righteousness. Ephesians chapter 6:10-6:20 Let’s recap this so far and I hope more

  • Flames Of Righteousness

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Nov 5, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Four question to asks. Christ died to sin in two senses:1) In regard to sin’s penalty- He met its legal demands upon the sinner. 2) In regard to sin’s power- forever breaking its power over those who belong to Him. Paul’s point is that believers have d

    Flames Of Righteousness Romans 6:9-12NKJ Over a hundred years ago, a dignitary of France visited America. Upon his return home he wrote: “I sought for the greatness of America in her harbors and rivers and fertile fields, and her mines and commerce. It was not there. Not until I went more