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 ... Continue Reading →
All mankind are given an opportunity to hear and accept God’s free gift of new life and sanctification in Christ. It is a quickening alive or a spiritual birth bringing man spiritually alive into all things of Christ as the Holy Spirit resides in his heart. Mankind chooses to place trust in God through His Son Jesus Christ’s finished work upon the cross; the shedding of His precious blood as a sacrifice for the debt of sin. Sin of all mankind; including your sin and mine, This ... Continue Reading →