Topic: Righteousness cont’d
Scripture Reference: Romans 4:3-8 New International Version (NIV)
4 3 What does Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.
4 Now to the one who works, wages are not credited as a gift but as an obligation.
5 However, to the one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as righteousness.
6 David says the same thing when he speaks of the blessedness of the one to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
7 “Blessed are those
whose transgressions are forgiven,
whose sins are covered.
8 Blessed is the one
whose sin the Lord will never count against them.”
9 Is this blessedness only for the circumcised, or also for the uncircumcised? We have been saying that Abraham’s faith was credited to him as righteousness.
Other Scripture Lookup: Psalms 32:1-2; 2nd Corinthians 5:17ff