Posts Tagged 'self righteousness'

Faith Relies On God’s Righteousness

September 29th, 2016

Faith Relies On God’s Righteousness

And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith: (Philippians 3:9 KJV)

Mankind suffers the loss of things pertaining to his own self, gaining the righteousness of God.   The Truth is all about God and has nothing to do with any works of man. A self-righteous man has no room for the ...

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We Can Precipitously Fall into Sin

August 1st, 2016

We Can Precipitously Fall into Sin

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. (Galatians 6:1 KJV)

This scripture verse is good solid advice for Christians to heed and take to their heart.

It is always easier to hear about how we are supposed to live as professing Christians.  Implementing godly living in our own life is much harder to ...

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Take Up Your Cross June 9th 2015

Do you demand your rights or stand up for the rights of God?

Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously: (1 Peter 2:23 KJV)

What a statement in this day and age as a continual parade of victims declaring their own rights march by us via the worldly system of personal accounting  on a daily basis.  The “victim” in this scripture verse is none other ...

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Take Up Your Cross May 21st 2015

Do you glory in the supernatural strength and power of God working in your life or revel in your own accomplishments?

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption: That, according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord. (1 Corinthians 1:30-31 KJV)

Man cannot take pride in anything of himself; especially in his own works.  Man can glory only in ...

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Take Up Your Cross may 20th 2015

Self-righteousness is elevating self rather than the righteousness of God.

And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. I fast twice in the ...

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Take Up Your Cross November 5th 2014

Are you a good person or a godly person?

There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness. (Proverbs 30:12 KJV)

There are always those who feel they are good, honest, pure, hardworking, upstanding moral citizens who need no change in their life; especially any change necessitating a Savior.  Those who consider themselves to be upright individuals, according to the world’s standards, often cannot manage to blush or shudder at the filthiness ...

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