God’s righteousness through the faithfulness of Christ

19 Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, in order to shut every mouth and make it so the whole world has to answer to God. 20 It follows that no human being will be treated as righteous in his presence by doing what the Law says, because the knowledge of sin comes through the Law. 21 But now God’s righteousness has been revealed apart from the Law, which is confirmed by the Law and the Prophets. 22 God’s righteousness comes through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ for all who have faith in him. There’s no distinction. 23 All have sinned and fall short of God’s glory, 24 but all are treated as righteous freely by his grace because of a ransom that was paid by Christ Jesus. 25 Through his faithfulness, God displayed Jesus as the place of sacrifice where mercy is found by means of his blood. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness in passing over sins that happened before, 26 during the time of God’s patient tolerance. He also did this to demonstrate that he is righteous in the present time, and to treat the one who has faith in Jesus as righteous. 27 What happens to our bragging? It’s thrown out. With which law? With what we have accomplished under the Law? 28 No, not at all, but through the law of faith. We consider that a person is treated as righteous by faith, apart from what is accomplished under the Law. (Romans 3:19-28, CEB)

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. None of us will be made right by doing or keeping the law, for the law only shows us how we have sinned. Jesus died and through his faithfulness to go to the cross we are all saved. There is no distinction.

There is none better than another. All are equal in the eyes of God. We have all sinned and all deserve to be punished, but Jesus came and made a way for all of us to be made right with God. So that none of us could boast and all of us could be with God.

Nothing can be accomplished by following the laws or any man made religious rules. God made the way for all of through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ.

Published by asacredrebel

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