A GOSPEL OF RIGHTEOUSNESS – Pastor Chris
Friday, August 24, 2018
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith (Romans 1:16-17).
Through the years, men have sought righteousness, wanting to be righteous before God. But the righteousness of God is only revealed in the Gospel of Christ. The Gospel of Christ is the unveiling of God’s righteousness; it’s the Gospel of God’s righteousness. Therefore, until one accepts the Gospel of Christ, he or she will never be able to live a righteous life or know the righteousness of God.
Righteousness is the nature of God that gives you the ability to stand in His presence without condemnation, guilt, fear or inferiority. It’s the ability to stand in fellowship and rightness with God. There’s no other way to come into this extraordinary life of righteousness and oneness with the Lord except through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
This is why we can’t afford to be quiet about the Gospel. It’s the answer to man’s cry. Let’s not act as though there’s another way; there’re no options to the Gospel. There’s no other way for men to learn of, receive, or understand, the righteousness of God, outside of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. So don’t be quiet in your locality, city, town, or nation; preach the Gospel with boldness. Spread the Good News of righteousness.
You hold the key to the salvation of men; so preach the Gospel and unveil the righteousness of God to them. Be the answer to their search for God’s righteousness.
I have the life and nature of God in me. I’m the very representative of Christ on earth, manifesting His glory, and establishing His righteousness everywhere. As the message of salvation gets into the hearts of men today, faith is ignited in them to receive and become the effulgence of God’s righteousness, as eternal life is imparted to their spirits, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.
FURTHER STUDY: Jeremiah 20:9; Romans 3:21-22; Romans 5:17
1-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN 1 Corinthians 9 & Psalms 128-134
2-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN Colossians 2:8-15 & Jeremiah 9
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