Tag: Righteous

Check Your Inputs

Check Your Inputs

A bad choice starts much earlier than the moment of decision. Sin starts small before growing bigger. In the moment, when temptation is before me, my choice relies on what is already inside my heart. Small inputs in the days leading to this moment heavily influence my capability to act with integrity. Small moments of … Continue reading Check Your Inputs

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“Not being bad” does not equal “Being Good”

“Not being bad” does not equal “Being Good”

"Not being bad" does not equal "Being good." A common theme in recent discussions with friends is that if we're not bad, we'll go to heaven.  Don't lie, cheat, steal, etc. and you'll enter heaven.  That's simply not the case.  Why?  Because "not being bad" does not equal "being good." "Being righteous" equals "Being good." … Continue reading “Not being bad” does not equal “Being Good”

Called to be Saints

"Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints..." (1 Corinthians 1:2a). The Bible teaches that a Saint is a member of Christ's Church, one of God's Elect.  A Saint is a righteous person. Individual members of the Lord's Church are called to … Continue reading Called to be Saints