Tagged: righteousness

864 – Roots of Truth: Cain and Abel

Many Christians when you talk about doing what’s right they accuse you of legalism immediately. Take a casual glance of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation get a concordance, look up the word righteousness and see the overwhelming frequency with which righteousness is expressed in the context of doing. What did Jesus say Matthew 7 verse 21 21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Righteousness is right doing, sin is wrongdoing but there’s one standard that determines what’s right or what’s wrong and that’s a law of God. Let me say that again, there is only one standard of right and wrong and that is the law of God.

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How to please God

A question for you, is there at least one thing you are doing that you know, not guess, you know that does not please God? We only need to do one thing in order not to please God, one, and if left unconfessed, it will take you to destruction. How many sins did Adam commit that the Bible records? One. What’s the result? Six thousand years of suffering, because Adam did not please God. Adam transferred his faith from God’s Word to the word of Eve which was essentially the word of the devil. The Bible says a man who pleases God is counted as righteous. 1 John 3:22 the Bible say and whatsoever we ask, we receive of Him, because we keep His commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in His sight. One of the conditions for answered prayer is to do what pleases God. Are you doing things that please God?

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