With all the wealth that is known to the human heart,there is nothing that equals this;that Jesus declares through the apostle Paul that we are his righteousness.
He once became our righteousness;he declared us righteous by his resurrection from the dead. Now he goes beyond the declaration and makes that a reality.
2nd Corinthians 5:21:him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf;that we might become the righteousness of God in him. We have become the righteousness of God in him.
1st Corinthians 1:30: but of him are ye in Christ
Jesus,who was made unto us wisdom from God and
righteousness and sanctification and redemption.
Note these 3 Basic Facts:
1. He becomes our righteousness – Romans 3:26
2. He is made righteousness for us – 1st Corinthians 1:30
3. We have become the righteousness of God in him -2nd
Galatians 2:20 says that life which i now live in the
flesh i live in faith,the faith which is in the son of
God,who loved me and gave himself up for me.
He loves us,he gave himself up for us. What love is
revealed here! He not only redeemed us and sanctified us
but now before heaven he says, “i am his Righteousness and his wisdom”.
Romans 8:33,34 is the climax of the revelation of our
redemption: “who shall lay anything to the charge of God’s elect.
In Christ we have received Eternal life,the nature of our