RIGHTEOUSNESS is not a yardstick to separate us from others. Righteousness comes as a gift from Christ, who reconciles us not only with God but with all the other characters Christ joins at table and calls to follow.
Gospeled Lives: Encounters with Jesus
From page 24 of Gospeled Lives: Encounters with Jesus by John Indermark. Copyright © 2008 by The Upper Room. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. Learn more about or purchase this book.
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He is the source of your life in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption …
—1 Corinthians 1:30, NRSV
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