For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him (2 Cor. 5:21 KJV) The verse above tells us how the Father made His Son Jesus to be sin for us who knew no sin. This is an astonishing scripture.
But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank (Dan. 1:8 KJV) Daniel was amongst the captives from Judah that were taken to King Nebuchadnezzar’s palace to stand before the king. The King gave instructions to give Daniel
But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets (Rom. 3:21 KJV) The book of Romans teaches us about a kind of righteousness called the “righteousness of God” which has been given as a gift to the believer in Christ. This righteousness is without the
To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them.. (2 Cor. 5:19 KJV) Our salvation remains a marvel to the angels and an eternal awe-striking thought for humanity. What God has done to the sin of lost humanity, and the gift of righteousness that has been
David also spoke of this when he described the happiness of those who are declared righteous without working for it: (Romans 4:6 NLT) Freedom from the burden of seeking God’s approval and the pressure to please Him begins the day we receive the revelation that righteousness is God’s gift to us. In fact, faith was