Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works (Romans 4:6 KJV) Glory & Grace Daily devotional for yesterday discussed the supernatural exchange that took place as Christ took our place as sinners. Let me briefly explain the beauties of this concept as revealed by the word
They which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ (Romans 5:17 KJV) The term “righteousness” as in Romans 5:17 is “ a status of legal rectitude that satisfies the moral requirements of God’s character”. Let me briefly review some of the words in this
But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death (James 1:14–15, KJV) James describes for us in very vivid terms how sin operates or its “mechanism of action.” He carefully
And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him (Genesis 5:24, KJV) What an amazing scripture above! Enoch walked with God. And the next phase is most astonishing, “and he was not; for God took him.” Enoch did not die like the others who were listed before and after him. While
I bring near my righteousness; it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not tarry: and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory (Isa. 46:13 KJV) Righteousness is a precious gift we have in Christ. It took a completely different turn in the New Testament when the focus suddenly shifted
She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more (Jn. 8:11 KJV) One beautiful day in Jerusalem, a strange event took place. A man and a woman were caught in the very act of adultery. The woman was brought to Jesus from the bed
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