Tag Archives: Righteousness

John Owen on Romans

John Owen writes in the Introduction to Calvin’s Commentary on Romans: “We have set before us in this Epistle especially two things, which it behoves us all rightly to understand — the righteousness of man and the righteousness of God … Continue reading

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Confronting Sin

“And the LORD sent Nathan to David. He came to him and said to him, “There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor. The rich man had very many flocks and herds, but … Continue reading

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Concealing Sin

“So David sent word to Joab, “Send me Uriah the Hittite.” And Joab sent Uriah to David. When Uriah came to him, David asked how Joab was doing and how the people were doing and how the war was going. … Continue reading

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Law versus Gospel

Notes: You are not what you do, rather you are what has been done for you by Jesus Christ! The Christian life on the ground is that you are simultaneously sinner and justified. Not both sinner and justified before God … Continue reading

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In Christ Alone

Our only hope is to rest in Christ alone.  What a beautiful In Christ alone my hope is found, He is my light, my strength, my song; this Cornerstone, this solid Ground, firm through the fiercest drought and storm. What … Continue reading

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Our hope is built on nothing less than Jesus’ blood and righteousness; it is in His righteousness alone that we will stand faultless before the throne.  Once we have been freed from believing that we are justified OR ACCEPTED based … Continue reading

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Are you obeying well enough to be accepted?

“And I said, “O LORD God of heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, let your ear be attentive and your eyes open, to hear the … Continue reading

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Grace Driven Effort

How should we fight sin in our lives?  Download a PDF of Grace Driven Effort here.  This was originally published in two posts located here and here.

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God Centered Perspective: Dependent

God Centered Perspective:  Dependent.  There comes a point in our lives, God willing, when we begin to realize that we can’t fix ourselves, those around us or the world that we live in.  The rage, bitterness, insatiable desire to achieve, … Continue reading

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Abandoning accomplishment

“Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ … Continue reading

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