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CHRISTIAN RIGHTEOUSNESS

  1. Osa Osazuwa-Tosan profile image58
    Osa Osazuwa-Tosanposted 8 years ago

    If Christ gave up His righteous life for our salvation, then we ought to live for Him. This is our righteousness. And everyone that has received Him as God’s grace to mankind (John 1:12), will live for Him.

    We receive Him when we acknowledge our sinfulness, which His righteous life reveals to us as we encounter Him. We desire this His righteous life, and cry from within us: “Abba Father – give me this blessedness.” And because we ask, the gracious Lord gratefully gives it to us, because it is His chief desire for us to have life (Matthew 7:7-8, John 10:10).

    And this life is lived in no other way than as CHRIST LIVED IT. This is Christian righteousness. Not self-righteousness.

    1. chukra G profile image58
      chukra Gposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      talk about human friend, christ knew that he need to make some modification on your understandings, do you think there wont be crime when the world full of christians, try your best to convert everyone else in this world in to your belief and i will wait patiently whether you can bring peace.

      1. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        No Osa, this is delusion.

  2. profile image0
    Brenda Durhamposted 8 years ago

    Yes, that Righteousness is of Christ,   even though it's often attacked by others who accuse Christians of being "self-righteous" and "judgmental".    There is indeed a "righteous judgment" Christians can (and are told to) make!     The whole jist of the Bible is centered around the need to REPENT,  like John the Baptist called for, Jesus called for, and the Apostles called for.
    It doesn't mean Christians are perfect and will never commit sin.  God said He will always provide a way for us to escape temptation,  so that we don't fall down into sin and so that we still are able to repent when/if we do start to slip backwards.   It's the same message the Great Commission requires us to take to others, as well as to remind ourselves of.

    And as far as "peace",   well, Christ said He didn't come to bring "peace" to the world,  and I believe that.
    He came to issue a challenge to us,  a challenge to make the choice between good and evil,  and gave His life for that cause.
    Hallelujah and praise His name!

    1. chukra G profile image58
      chukra Gposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      when you choose good there will be peace, he said choose god not religion, and you choosed religion, no judgement about religion here, it is only about whether you realised the message.

  3. lrohner profile image83
    lrohnerposted 8 years ago

    Good Lord! Not another religion thread....

    Can you guys start an "I Heart Jesus/God/Christ" forum somewhere?

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
      Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Isn't this the religion forum? Check the heading.. Where else should these thoughts be posted?

      1. Make  Money profile image68
        Make Moneyposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Yeah Rochelle, that's what I was meaning too. smile

      2. lrohner profile image83
        lrohnerposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        I stand corrected, Rochelle. Thanks! smile

      3. AsherKade profile image59
        AsherKadeposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        http://thm-a04.yimg.com/image/e7bd3b9c600f0f5e

        1. Andrew0208 profile image57
          Andrew0208posted 8 years ago in reply to this

          Righteousness is a gift. We're the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus.

          1. kmackey32 profile image80
            kmackey32posted 8 years ago in reply to this

            Awwww man. Not another one!!!

          2. earnestshub profile image88
            earnestshubposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            And everyone else is what?

            1. Andrew0208 profile image57
              Andrew0208posted 8 years ago in reply to this

                     It's an open check to everyone.

              1. earnestshub profile image88
                earnestshubposted 8 years ago in reply to this
                1. Andrew0208 profile image57
                  Andrew0208posted 8 years ago in reply to this

                     Like an open check/cheque(bank instrument) to everyone.

                  1. earnestshub profile image88
                    earnestshubposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                    You are side stepping the question Andrew.

  4. profile image0
    Brenda Durhamposted 8 years ago

    lrohner,
    ...If you're bored with what you call a "religion" thread,  you might want to re-think that,  'cause when ya get down to the nitty-gritty of it, Christianity is not a religion.   Bet you didn't know that.

    P.S.  lol   ...I DO "heart" Jesus/God/Christ,  Amen!  ♥ ♥ ♥ †

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      ...and you being the holder of the only truth....

  5. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    LOL here we go again lol

  6. AsherKade profile image59
    AsherKadeposted 8 years ago

    I think we should be open to everyone's religeon, even if we don't all agree on it. At least his religeon doesn't condone killing babies or something especially lewd and offensive...

  7. Make  Money profile image68
    Make Moneyposted 8 years ago

    What, another religion thread in the Religion forum?  How dare us. lol

    And within the first 9 posts 5 of them are attacks by New Agers.

    Par for the course.

    1. AsherKade profile image59
      AsherKadeposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      http://www2.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/3022807/1/istockphoto_3022807-multi-ideas.jpg

      mabey we should do away with such a silly thread/forum that makes us contemplate things far beyond our grasp...

  8. Tom Cornett profile image57
    Tom Cornettposted 8 years ago

    Quote of Jesus "Man's righteousness is likened to filthy rags."  An old Jewish friend of mine once told me "It isn't Jesus that we have a problem with...it's the people who work for him."
    Love and let live.

  9. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago

    http://bloghungry.typepad.com/blog/images/06cupcake_1.jpg

    Peace and flavor be with you

  10. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    Ron your signature cup cakes look delicious!

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
      Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      And righteous.

      1. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Definitely righteous.

  11. aka-dj profile image78
    aka-djposted 8 years ago

    What EXACTLY do you (any one here) actually think "righteousness" is? hmm

  12. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    No Andrew it is a religion.

 
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