Posts Tagged ‘God’s righteousness’

Romans 3:21-31 The Gift of Grace

Jesus’ redemptive work

I promised yesterday that we would see the miracle that was God’s gift to us; Jesus’ sacrifice. This is the gift that God had been waiting throughout all of time to deliver. The ONLY gift that could make right what once was wrong.

Paul begins by sharing that God’s righteousness didn’t depend on the Law. The law was given to man to be able to measure himself against God’s standards. God’s righteousness went beyond the standards He gave man and is completely separate. God didn’t need to “live up to” the standards He set, He WAS/IS the standard. Read more »