Both righteousness and wisdom are achieved through the fear of God.

Ecclesiastes 7:15-18  In my vain life I have seen everything. There is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who prolongs his life in his evildoing. Be not overly righteous, and do not make yourself too wise. Why should you destroy yourself? Be not overly wicked, neither be … More Both righteousness and wisdom are achieved through the fear of God.

Whitefield: An unapplied Christ is no Christ at all.

Jeremiah 23:5-6 “Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.  In his days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell securely. And this is the name by which … More Whitefield: An unapplied Christ is no Christ at all.

Are you counting on your good deeds to outweigh your bad deeds?

Let me be weighed in a just balance, and let God know my integrity!  Job 31:6 Job is willing to have his life actions be placed on a scale….and not just any scale, in the balances of God.  God’s balance is a just balance.   Job is confident that if he comes out on the short end,  he is … More Are you counting on your good deeds to outweigh your bad deeds?