One of the names of God is   “The LORD Our Righteousness”  according to Jeremiah 33:16 ” In those days shall Judah be saved , and Jerusalem shall dwell safely: and this is the name wherewith she shall be called: The lord our righteousness. “

One of the reasons that I prefer reading the KJV is because it is the most accurate translation in my opinion. Other versions translate this verse as “the Lord is our righteous Savior” but that is not what this verse actually says. Yĕhovah tsidqenuw translated means Jehovah is our righteousness.

Righteousness means truthful, ethical, moral, lawful, just, and vindicated. In order to have a relationship with God we must be righteous. However, the Bible tells us that all are sinners. In other words, all are the exact opposite of righteous. Sinners are not ethical, nor moral, nor just. In fact, even the good humans do are considered as filthy rags in God’s sight. The translation in the verse which tells us this is actually, filthy like a menstrual cloth.

“but we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousness are as filthy rags;( a menstrual cloth) and we all do fade as a leaf, and all our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away. ” Isaiah 64: 6

Human so called goodness, is not good in God’s eyes, because all mankind’s efforts to attain righteousness fall short. Sin taints all the “good ” efforts. For example, if a sinner gives to the poor it in no way justifies all other behavior, such as lying, hypocrisy, fornication etc..

The Bible tells us that if we offend in just one point of the law then we have broken them all! God demands absolute 100% perfection in our behavior to be considered righteous. That is why if you put yourself under the law to attain righteousness, even if you believe in Jesus, you cannot be saved. Those seeking to be justified by the law will die in their sins.

Scriptures tell us that Jesus Christ is our righteousness (1Corinthians 1:30). We cannot have a right relationship with God in our own righteousness because our self-righteousness is as filthy rags.

We are guilty sinners in the need of a perfect righteousness from a perfect Savior (Rom. 3:23; Jer. 17:9; Mark 7:20-23).

When we receive Jesus as our Savior he saves us from our sin and then we are justified, ONCE AND FOR ALL.  By grace through faith in Jesus Christ, APART FROM THE DEEDS OF THE LAW.

Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.: Romans 8:23

Christians are clothed in the RIGHTEOUSNESS OF JESUS CHRIST. He is the basis of our acceptance with God and nothing else. God has IMPUTED (attributed to our account) the righteousness of Jesus Christ to the sinner.

Humans cannot produce the righteousness God requires. It has to be given to person as a free gift by Jesus Christ  the Savior. When a person receives Jesus Christ as their Savior, the faith in his ability to save them, is accounted to Christians as their righteousness (Rom. 3:23; Gal. 3:26).

Jesus Christ Himself becomes the Christian’s righteousness 2 Cor. 5:21

Won’t you receive Jesus Christ and his righteousness today?

 2 Corinthians 5:17-21King James Version (KJV)

 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.

 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God. For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him


Author: Kim Balogh

I am a minister (servant) of the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Gospel of Grace ministries • Evangelism • Teaching • Children’s ministry • Apologetics • End times I have a BA in History and Anthropology/Sociology combo Paralegal Diploma (specialty Research, Writing, Critical thinking & argument & Instruction) Paralegal Instructor-taught paralegal for 1 year Diploma in Physical Education ( Fitness, nutrition, coaching, ) Faith based Social Work (almost completed degree) Certificate in Personal Ministry (Intercession, deliverance) 1 year (independant) bible college (concentration area, intercession, deliverance,) Ministry Experience : Evangelism ministry 20 years (preaching, intercession,deliverance, apologetics ) Ministering and serving low income families,single mothers, marginalized. Child Evangelism in different communities. Ministering Evangelism through music (vocals and guitar) Administration; started church support groups, started various different outreaches over the years, Internet ministry. My ministry gifts are Prophetic Evangelism and Teaching (apologetics and end times revelation in particular). My motivational gifts are Intercession, prophecy, administration. I am a bond servant of Jesus Christ and am called by him to preach the gospel of grace through faith in Jesus Christ apart from the deeds of the law. My Statement of Faith I believe that Jesus is God's son and is himself God, the third person of the Godhead, (Father, Son, Holy Spirit) I believe the bible says YOU MUST be born again by the Holy Spirit to enter into the kingdom of God. I believe Jesus died for the sins of all that have been called out of darkness into his glorious light. Heaven is for the redeemed and hell is for reprobates. The death of Jesus Christ is the substitutionary atonement. “But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed.” Jesus sent the holy Spirit to comfort, teach, build up, edify, consecrate, and seal God’s people until his return. Jesus will return to the earth to rule and reign for 1000 years on the earth. I believe we are in the end times and anti christ will soon be revealed. I also believe that we are living in the last days of the great apostasy and falling away from the truth of God's word but God has a remnant,( his elect, chosen before the foundation of the world,) that have not bowed the knee to Baal. These sheep will soon face great persecution that God will allow to take place before the return of Christ. This persecution which will be worldwide will be what separates the true Christian from the false apostate. Those who love not their lives to the end will be shown to be the true church of Jesus Christ but the compromisers of the integrity of God’s word, who choose the spirit of error, worldly doctrines of men, the works of the flesh and the works of the law will be shown to be apostates like Judas and will die in their sins. No one can come to Jesus unless the Father gives him the ability to do so. No one will seek after Jesus unless he is drawn by the Father according to scripture but all whom God calls by his Holy Spirit will come to Jesus and be saved from their sins and be given eternal life for he who has promised is faithful to perfom his promise. The Lord is calling his church to come out of Babylon : Come out of false new age teaching, Come out of legalistic adherance to OT laws to save you, Come out of false signs and wonders that have no scriptural basis, Come out of witchcraft and the doctrines of demons, Come out of humanism and the promotion of man by self help principles and RETURN TO THE PURE UNADULTERATED WORD OF GOD ! “Come out of her, my people, lest you share in her sins, and lest you receive of her plagues. Revelation 18:4 Isaiah 55:6-7 Seek ye the LORD while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near: Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. My ministry gifts are Evangelism and Teaching My motivational gifts are Intercession, prophecy, administration. If you would like to join some of my FACEBOOK pages and groups here are the links. Favorite Quotation Ephesians 2:8-9 (King James Version) "For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast."

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