Daily Bread 11/26/2022


Daily Bread – November 26, 2022 (The Seventh Day – Genesis 2:1-3) Romans 3:22 – Even the righteousness of God through the faith of Jesus Christ, to all and upon all those who believe – for there is no difference. What a wonderful blessing to be the possessor of true righteousness – the righteousness imparted to us by Jesus Christ through the new birth (Ephesians 4:24; 2 Corinthians 5:17,21; Galatians 3:21; and John 3:3,6; 1 John 3:23; Colossians 1:27-29). Jesus Christ is the Lord our righteousness Who has given us the righteousness that even the strictest observance of the law could have not resulted in (Romans 10:3-4; Galatians 2:21; Philippians 3:9). By the Lord Jesus Christ, we are created in righteousness and taught righteousness (John 16:13; Romans 6:13, 14:16; 2 Corinthians 3:9; Galatians 3:21; and 1 Timothy 6:11; 2 Timothy 3:16; Psalms 23:3; Proverbs 12:28). By the operation of His life in us, we have the fruits of righteousness and can partake of the most blessed kind and manner of life which before only belonged to God (Philippians 1:11; Ephesians 5:9; 2 Corinthians 6:7). Men throughout the ages have attempted to taste the blessedness of this realm, but always came up short of what God had purposed for all men. The Law could not give righteousness because the Law could not impart the life of God (Galatians 3:21; Romans 10:6-10; 1 John 4:7; 5:1). But now, through the life-giving blood of Jesus, the Spirit of Life has come into us, and the ways and nature of God have become our very own (2 Peter 1:4; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 2:20; Philippians 2:21; John 17:21-23). The more we will look upon the glory of our Savior Jesus Christ and rejoice in the righteousness He has given to us, the more we will be overcome with the reality of it. Once again, we call to all of you and say, “Come hunger and thirst after righteousness, and you will be filled. Come drink of the waters of life, and allow the glory of God’s righteousness to flow out of you without mixture – like the pure crystal clear water flowing forth from the place where Jesus Christ is enthroned.” (John 4:10,14, 7:37-38; Revelation 22:1). Blessings, Pastor Mark Spitsbergen