Righteousness is the quality of being morally right or justifiable.
RIGHTOUSNESS ACCORDING TO THE BIBLE.
Righteousness means ethical conduct for example Leviticus 19:36 Deut.25:1 Psalm1:6 Proverbs 8:20
Righteousness is a wonderful gift from God to humanity through His love.It is a God given quality imputed to man upon believing in the son of God.
Righteousness in human standards is the quality of being morally true or justifiable THE JUSTIFICATION.... is made according to the conformity of behavior with the regulations or constitution in the context of a Nation.
SPIRITUAL MEANING : Righteousness is the quality of being right in the eyes of God including Character. (nature) Conscience ( attitude) Conduct. (action) Command. (Word)
Righteousness is therefore based upon Gods standards because He is the ultimate lawgiver.Righteousnes is a God centred attribute, no man can attain it through his own efforts apart from his ordinance. We humans are inclined to follow our own paths and use our own ways instead of God's . We always need spiritual discipline to remain faithful in the path of God.In comparison to God's righteousness our righteous deeds are nothing but filthy rags .Isaiah 64:6 The good news is that righteousness is not about our achievements in God's school of law ,it is a wonderful gift from God to humanity through Jesus's Christ act of love I.e, redemption. By faith in Christ we gain and achieve this gift.
ROMAN 3:22, 10:4 our faith in Christ leads us to the righteousness of God
Their is God's favour for those who live for His righteousness. We are accepted and justified not by our own works,goodness but by the perfect love of God.
This grace and mercy of God does not give us a licence to sin,having been so tremendously loved by the heavenly father we are to express our greatfulness by continuously living in His righteousness.To God be the glory. Amen.
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