Sermon Topic: Righteousness

The Purpose of the Law

Date: April 7th, 1946  |  Scripture: Exodus 19  |  Topics: Grace, Judgment, Law, Righteousness, Sin

In the third month, when the children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same day came they into the wilderness of Sinai. For they were departed from Rephidim, and were come to the desert of Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness; and there Israel camped before the mount. And Moses went up unto God, and the LORD called unto him out of the mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel; Ye have seen what I did unto the EgyptiansContinue Reading


The Universal Guilt of Mankind

Date: July 11th, 1954  |  Scripture: Romans 3:9-23  |  Topics: Draft, Guilt, Original Sin, Righteousness, Sin, Sin Nature, works

What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin; As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: Whose mContinue Reading


The God of Justice and Love

Date: July 18th, 1954  |  Scripture: Romans 3:26  |  Topics: Judgment, Justification, Redemption, Righteousness, Sin

To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.


The Four-Fold Gift

Date: March 27th, 1955  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Gifts, Redemption, Righteousness, Sanctification, Wisdom

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:


Justified by Faith

Date: July 15th, 1956  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Circumcision, Justification, Righteousness, works

Then fourteen years after I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, and took Titus with me also. And I went up by revelation, and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to them which were of reputation, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain. But neither Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised: And that because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privily to spy out our liberty which we haveContinue Reading


Crucified with Christ

Date: July 22nd, 1956  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Crucifixion, Death, New Creation, New Creature, New Life, Righteousness, Sin

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.


The Garments of the Believer

Date: March 16th, 1958  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Clothing, Faith, Glory, Judgment, Righteousness

And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment: And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless. Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.


Paul Before Caesar

Date: November 16th, 1958  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Good, Love, Morality, Paul, Prisoner, Profit, Righteousness, Trial

For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me: For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to GalaContinue Reading


Paul’s Faith and James’ Works

Date: May 22nd, 1960  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Debt, Faith, Justifiecation, Righteousness, works

What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit? Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone. Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I willContinue Reading


The Precious Blood of Christ

Date: July 17th, 1960  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Atonement, Grace, Justification, Mercy, Redemption, Righteousness, cleansing

Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: