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Romans: Whose Righteousness? – Greg Albrecht

But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe.—Romans 3:21-22 Gods’ grace confers the righteousness of God to us, through faith in Jesus. Conversely, the righteousness of religion must be earned by obedience to law. God’s grace is amazing—it doesn’t play by religious rules. • We humans would rather earn what we believe we deserve from God. We would rather gain righteousness, like the commercial says, “the old fashioned way.” Righteousness “the old fashioned way” in the old ...

A Walk through Paul’s Letter to the Romans – Sean Davidson

There is no special identity that can save us, no privileged place to stand above the fray. We're all caught up in the great turning away, curving endlessly in on ourselves. But this isn't the end. God's tracked us down in his love. And he's gathered us to himself at the cross. Here, there's freedom to turn in faith and receive in joy. (Rom. 1-5)