What does the following verse mean? Do not be overrighteous, neither be overwise - Why destroy yourself? (Ecclesiastes 7:16, NIV) The Bible often asks us to be righteous (Psalm 106:3, Matthew ...
James 2:24 NIV 24 You see that a person is considered righteous by what they do and not by faith alone. In James we are told that a person would be considered righteous by their deeds and not just ...
I understand that there are some Christian groups that believe that it is possible for a Christian to live a life entirely free from sin. What is the nature of this belief and what is the basis for ...
I want to know why man's righteousness is as filthy rags, especially as it relates to the idea of works righteousness, or earning one's own salvation. Is it because humans are incapable of offering up ...
How do one get to be in Christ? Is it same as to be righteous before God? I consider Romans 8:1 as axiom. Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,
What does Psalm 37:29 mean when it said "The righteous themselves will possess the earth, and they will reside forever upon it.” Does this mean an earthly paradise that God has promised to restore?
What is the Biblical basis that God does not punish disobedient Christians beyond the immediate natural consequences?
Suppose that a person is faithful and counted among those in Christ, and the person is disobedient in some manner. What is the biblical basis that God does not intervene to punish this Christian ...
Today in church I mentioned that I think living according to the gospel makes life easy. Immediately someone kindly disagreed with me. Then I remembered that I used to think living a Christian life ...
What "are in christ" means in romans.8:1? How do I get to be in Christ so that I would have no condemnation?
Could you add in romans.8:1 “made righteous” either just before “in Christ” or after “in Christ”? [closed]
Could you add in romans.8:1 "made righteous" either just before "in Christ" or after "in Christ" and if it is doctrinally heresy, then why? I mean that how do you get to be "in Christ" if you are not ...
Jesus was to have said in Matthew 5:20: For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. ...
Genesis 19:1-20 tells the famous story of Soddom and Gomorrah. In the story, the men of Sodom come to Lot's house, and demand that Lot release his visitors to be raped by the men of the town. Lot ...