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Righteousness of God

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: March 23, 2013

But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it— the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction: for all have sinned and fall short of the…

Sow Righteousness, reap love

Relevance: 94%      Posted on: March 23, 2013

Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the LORD, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you. (Hosea 10:12, ESV)

Sow Righteousness, Reap Love

Relevance: 94%      Posted on: April 16, 2013

Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the LORD, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you. (Hosea 10:12, ESV)

Seek First the Kingdom

Relevance: 59%      Posted on: June 11, 2013

What does it mean to "seek first" the kingdom of God, and His righteousness? Seek is an active word, not a passive word. Seeking means to keep going until you find what you are looking for. It is not half-hearted effort, poking around in convenient places with a toe or…

Summaries of the Law

Relevance: 44%      Posted on: April 17, 2013

A number of times in the Word the Law is summarized. Some of them equate the Law to the fear of the Lord through the treatment of the widow and orphan and the proliferation of sorcery (probably connected with the use of drugs), adultery, oppression of the hired worker by…

A Whole Bible Look At: Romans 5 through 8

Relevance: 41%      Posted on: January 18, 2015

Did you know there are seven different laws listed in Romans? Did you know the English word law is used 78 times from chapter 2 to chapter 8? Did you also know that love is mentioned 15 times, not counting "beloved?" The most important are the 13 in 5:5, 8;…

Shining like stars

Relevance: 40%      Posted on: March 4, 2013

“At that time shall arise Michael, the great prince who has charge of your people. And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never has been since there was a nation till that time. But at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone whose name shall be…

Relevance: 39%      Posted on: March 24, 2013

“For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and all evildoers will be stubble. The day that is coming shall set them ablaze, says the LORD of hosts, so that it will leave them neither root nor branch. But for you who fear my…

Root of Bitterness

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: May 24, 2013

Beware lest there be among you a man or woman or clan or tribe whose heart is turning away today from the LORD our God to go and serve the gods of those nations. Beware lest there be among you a root bearing poisonous and bitter fruit, one who, when…

Can’t Do the Law?

Relevance: 37%      Posted on: May 20, 2013

Another mask for rich biblical truth is the teaching that we “can’t do the law” as in “we are unable.” You’ve heard it said that if you follow the Law you have to follow it perfectly (citing Galatians 5:3 or James 2:10). Since that is impossible, goes the theory, then…