What is RIGHTEOUSNESS?
January 2018 – Pastor Brian Viljoen
A scale is RIGHTEOUS when it is brought into balance. Your spiritual account with God CANNOT be balanced or made RIGHTEOUS by your:
Being a good person
Giving your money
Giving your life
No sacrifice you can offer is “heavy” enough to balance the scales!
“There is none RIGHTEOUS no not one” Rom 3:10
” All have sinned and fallen short of His glory” Rom 3:23
14 how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without [a]spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God? Heb 9:14
4 But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, 5 even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),Eph 2:4-5
Christs sacrifice and obedience fully satisfied Gods holy demands. This is the power of the Gospel of God… the scales are balanced. He alone, balanced the scales! He alone is RIGHTEOUS… His RIGHTEOUSNESS is imputed onto the repentant sinner….