God has given us a beautiful free gift, it’s the robe of righteousness!
Isa 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul will exult in my God; for He has clothed me with the garments of salvation, He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels. righteousness is from faith to faith (see Rom 1:17) not works to works, by faith apart from good or bad works, we are the righteousness of God
2Co 5:21 For our sake He made Christ [virtually] to be sin Who knew no sin, so that in and through Him we might become [ endued with, viewed as being in, and examples of] the righteousness of God [what we ought to be, approved and acceptable and in right relationship with Him, by His goodness].,
this robe has many pockets, in one there’s favor, in another there’s healing, in another there’s finances and much more to discovered! wear your robe by faith, we are the righteousness of God in Christ! but every day you will have thoughts and actions contrarily to that righteousness because it’s not your righteousness but it’s His, you are righteous by faith and not by works,
Pro 3:33 The curse of the Lord is in and on the house of the wicked, but He declares blessed (joyful and favored with blessings) the home of the just and consistently righteous.
Pro 10:6 Blessings are upon the head of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) .
Pro 10:30 The [consistently] righteous shall never be removed
Pro 11:28 He who leans on, trusts in, and is confident in his riches shall fall, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall flourish like a green bough.
Isa 54:14 You shall establish yourself in righteousness (rightness, in conformity with God’s will and order): you shall be far from even the thought of oppression or destruction, for you shall not fear, and from terror, for it shall not come near you.
Righteous forever through Christ’s obedience. Those who know they are righteous reign
2 Corinthians 5:2 For He made Him who knew no sin [to be] sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
Titus 3:5 (NIV) He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.
Malachi 4:2 The Sun of Righteousness shall arise With healing in His wings
Believer not just forgiven, but made righteous too. Place your hand over your heart right now and boldly declare: I (state your name), AM the righteousness of God in Christ!
Come on, say it out loud at least three times and believe and believe it in your heart every day. If the enemy tells you, “You’re a bad Christian and that’s why you’re sick,” just declare, “I AM THE RIGHTEOUS IN CHRIST!” When you honor the work of the Son, you will see Him arising “with healing in His wings” for every weakness, distress and pain!
My friend, at the cross, Jesus did not just take away your sins, He also gave His righteousness! A divine exchange took place ~~ your sins for His righteousness. This means that today, you are as righteous as Jesus Himself ~~ not because of your good works, but because of His finished work!
Psalm 119:142 Your righteousness [is] an everlasting righteousness
Romans 5:19 For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous.
.Romans 4:6 (NIV) David says the same thing when he speaks of the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
.Psalm 146:8 (NIV) The LORD gives sight to the blind, the LORD lifts up those who are bowed down, the LORD loves the righteous.
.Rigtheous forever through Christ’s obedience
Because your righteousness from the Lord is not based on what you have done, but what He has done at Calvary, you cannot lose this righteousness through the wrong that you do. And if you are righteous, healing, a blessing that belongs to the righteous, belongs to you!
When you realize that you cannot earn your righteousness, you’ll realize that your failures cannot cause you to lose this righteousness, and therefore your right to God’s healing.
Beloved, you are forever righteous because of JESUS’ obedience (not your obedience) and finished work! Through His perfect sacrifice, He has qualified you for healing, wholeness, and long life!
.Romans 5:17 For if by the one man’s offense death reigned through the one, much more those who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.)
Psalm 92:12 (NIV) The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon;
.Job 36:7 (NIV) He does not take his eyes off the righteous; he enthrones them with kings and exalts them forever.
.Rom 1:17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “BUT THE RIGHTEOUS man SHALL LIVE BY FAITH.”
Those who know they are righteous reign
Why is it important to know and believe that you are the righteousness of God in Christ? Because it is those who know and believe that they are righteous in Christ will reign in life. When you reign in life and reign over sin, poverty, depression, addiction and all types of sickness. Having a strong and robust body is part of reigning in life. Instead of death and all its related forms reigning, life and life more abundantly will reign in you! So every day, receive God’s gift of righteousness by simply thanking Him for it, believing it in your heart and speaking it to yourself. Beloved, you can start to reign in life today!