Meet the Best Supporting Actor and Actress in the Bible Story
The article describes two devout persons in the Bible, Simeon and Anna (Luke 2:22-38). Simeon is seen by the Lord as a righteous and devout man till he was old. Anna was an elderly widow who worshipped the Lord unceasingly. Both these Christians provide an example of faith in Christ for us.
There are only two kinds of men: the righteous, who believe themselves sinners, and the rest, sinners who believe themselves righteous.
God Is Righteous, Immutable School of Theology Series: Lecture 13
"Certainly This Man Was Righteous": Highlighting a Messianic Reading of the Centurion's Confession in Luke 23:47
This paper offers an exegesis of Luke 23:47. The main focus is on the identification of Jesus Christ as "righteous" or "innocent."
Eyes to See, Ears to Hear – Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? A Biblical-Theological Approach
This chapter is about retribution. The author first considers the matter of blessing on the righteous and curses on the wicked, and whether the Bible supports the idea of reward for the righteous and punishment for the wicked.
The Creation and Fall of Man (2): The Righteous and Holy Image Bearer
Only God’s children are true bearers of God’s image. This is so because bearing God’s image implies that one is righteous, holy, and knows God. Only the regenerate can be referred to in this way.
Matthew 5:6 - Holy Hunger
This is the fifth article in a nine part series on the Beatitudes as recorded in Matthew 5:3-12. This article looks at the fourth Beatitude, which describes Christians as being hungry and thirsty. This hunger and thirst is for being righteous before God. Satisfaction for this hunger for righteousness is found in Christ.
Ecclesiastes 7:15-18 - The Crook in the Lot (Part 2)
How should Christians live? This article discusses being righteous before God.
Justification: Forensic or Moral?
This article discusses the meaning of the word 'justification'. The Roman Catholic Church uses the word justification when speaking about the increase of moral righteousness. However, the word is actually used in scripture in a forensic way - God declaring us righteous in Christ.