Tag Archives: Righteousness

For Glory and Beauty – Exodus 28:2

And thou shalt make holy garments for Aaron thy brother for glory and for beauty. – Exodus 28:2 There are wonderful gems hidden in the Bible. Words of great value are everywhere in it, and sometimes the most profound ideas are hidden in plain sight. No where is this more true than in the ceremonies […]

Instructing Those That Oppose Themselves – 2 Timothy 2:24-26

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth; And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken […]

The Fruit of Righteousness – James 3:18

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace. – James 3:18 Certain plants require certain soil.  For example, tomatoes thrive in loose, well-draining, slightly acidic soil. Furthermore, to enjoy an abundant crop of these red fruit, the gardener might need to add supplements and fertilizer as well as irrigation […]

Justice – Ecclesiastes 3:17

Ecclesiastes 3:17 – I said in mine heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work. By faith, we understand that God, the Creator, the LORD of Lords, presides over the universe as Judge of all, discerning right from wrong, good from […]

Forgiveness – Psalm 32:1

Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. – Psalm 32:1 As discussed yesterday, sin is real. Sin is a present threat to our daily peace and faith. One of the main calls to action in the New Testament is repentance. Turning away from sin is a lifelong effort and one that […]

Hold to the One – Luke 16:13

No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. – Luke 16:13 People say that almost nothing arouses anger more than messing with their money. Understandably we are sensitive […]

Flee or Follow – 1 Timothy 6:11

1 Timothy 6:11 – But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. How do we follow after God? Some might say by faith. Others may say in spirit. Still others may say by listening to your heart. All these methods are good when properly done, […]

They Saw The Star – Matthew 2:12

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. – Matthew 2:12 The wise men who followed the star to see Jesus came from the east of Jerusalem, and they came to worship the long expected King of Israel.  Why?  They looked forward to a new age of peace, righteousness, and joy.  They […]

Continue In Christ’s Love – John 15:9

John 15:9 – As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. Following Christmas, it is easy to return to our old routines.  Stop now before it is too late! Remember the hope and joy you have experienced in Christ’s service.  Consider the sense of peace and righteousness […]

Joy in the Holy Ghost – Romans 14:17

Romans 14:17 – For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. The greatest blessing we can experience in this age is the Kingdom of God within our hearts.  While some people only think of the heaven hereafter or even nirvana, the child of God […]