The Source of Righteousness

At the judgment, what will you say?  “I tried my best.”  “I was a good person.”  “I didn’t harm anyone.”  I’m sorry, those answers are insufficient.  In ourselves, the Bible says we have no righteousness and our deeds are “as filthy rags” (see Isaiah 64:6 – really, go read it!).  But there is wonderful news!  We can stand righteous before God by demonstrating faith in Jesus Christ.  Hallelujah!  It is from God and for God.  Do the right thing and humble yourself before the Lamb.

 

… and be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith; …

 

 

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