God Reveals Himself: Righteous

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God wants His creation to know Him.

To know ABOUT Him; to know His attributes.

And one of God’s main attributes is His RIGHTEOUSNESS.

RIGHTEOUS:

1 acting in accord with divine or moral law : free from guilt or sin

2 morally right or justifiable

One of the reasons God  has preserved His Word and made it so freely available to all men is so that all men will KNOW Him; so that all men will KNOW about His righteousness.

Righteousness is one of the qualities God WANTS man to know about Him.

In fact, righteousness is one of the things in which God DELIGHTS.

“Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.”
–Jeremiah 9:23-24

“He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.”
–Deuteronomy 32:4

(Some, upon reading Deuteronomy 32:4, may wonder, “Man is God’s work and man is NOT perfect. So how can God’s work be perfect?”

But God created man to NOT be perfect.

Part of man’s perfect design are his flaws and imperfections–and man’s turning to God to eventually overcome those flaws and imperfections.

Man’s imperfections are a feature not a bug.)

Though it is difficult for man (who is NOT righteous) to comprehend a being who is COMPLETELY righteous, ALL men should keep in mind that a righteous God will one day judge an unrighteous world by His Son, Jesus Christ.

“Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.”
–Acts 17:31

Ultimately, those who are in the kingdom of heaven will praise God for ALL of his holiness and righteousness.

“And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God. And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints. Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy: for all nations shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest.”
–Revelation 15:2-4

DOES the reader wish to know God better?

WHY or why not?

It is not YET too late: there is still time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: June 22, 2020.]

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