Posts with the tag “righteousness”

November 2nd, 2022
“Act in a manner consistent with your values, not in a manner consistent with your feelings.” - Tommy Newberry Feelings are a tricky thing. They are a reactionary mental state and fluctuate based upon...  Read More
by Devon Radford
A Desperate Longing
October 25th, 2021
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.”- Matthew 5:6 ESVAs someone whose unofficial love language is to be fed when I’m hungry, any pieces of Scriptur...  Read More
by Devon Radford
The Goodness of the Father
January 24th, 2020
I remember a point in my life I passed by a mirror and was pretty shocked at what I saw.  Greasy tangled hair squished on top of my head. Unwashed face highlighting the bags under my eyes.  A pullover...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Overflowing Hope
September 20th, 2019
I’m going to start this blog post very honestly: the first thing I did when starting to write was google “righteousness” because I wasn’t entirely sure what it meant. I’ve grown up in church so I’ve h...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Everything in Him
September 20th, 2019
“But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There...  Read More
by Devon Radford
September 19th, 2019
Righteousness is defined as the quality of being morally right or justifiable. One of the most fascinating things to me is looking at how one became righteousness in the Old Testament vs. New Testamen...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Delightfully Close
September 17th, 2019
I read a book recently titled Hinds’ Feet on High Places—if you haven’t read this book, I highly recommend it. It’s a story about a girl, Much-Afraid, going on her journey to the High Places with the ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Our Dwelling Place
September 10th, 2019
“He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for His namesake.” - Psalm 23:3 Where is your refreshing place with God? A place to enjoy his presence and the rest that comes with that. Mi...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Kindly Loved.
September 5th, 2019
We often expect God to comment on our sin like the Pharisees in John 8 expected from Jesus.  We know He has strong feelings about sin and has called us to a standard of living we fall short of in our ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Paul | Trained & Equipped
February 14th, 2019
Continuing through 2 Timothy 3:16 “All scripture is God-breathed and useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness” I want to focus in on the last phrase “training in righte...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Paul | Wise + Courageous
February 13th, 2019
When I think of Paul, who he was and his influence on the world, two of the first things I think of are courage and wisdom. Courage for the leader he was among the first generations of Christians, and...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Breastplate of Righteousness
October 11th, 2018
In the time of ancient Rome, one of the most crucial pieces of a soldier’s battle armor was his breastplate. A breastplate made of iron tightly bound together by leather straps protects essential inte...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Breaking Off Agreement With Shame
September 9th, 2018
“You’ve gone into my future to prepare the way,    and in kindness you follow behind me    to spare me from the harm of my past    With your hand of love upon my life,    you impart a blessing to me.”...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Romans | Dead to Sin, Alive in Christ
April 12th, 2018
In this passage, Paul reminds us that because Christ died for us, we are no longer bound to live in our sin.He emphasizes our unity with Christ in both his death and resurrection and calls us to count...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Romans | Righteous Through Faith, Not Works
April 11th, 2018
In this passage, Paul specifically emphasizes the idea that the righteousness of God is for all people-- Jew or Gentile. Regardless of religious background, he drives home the fact that none of us are...  Read More
by Devon Radford
2 Corinthians 5:11-21
October 4th, 2017
Paul is stating the importance of Jesus' righteousness being used to cover our sins. Additionally, he talks about why reconciliation is so important. Reconciliation is crucial because Jesus gives us t...  Read More
by Devon Radford
1 Corinthians 6:1-11
September 7th, 2017
Paul mentions how we are subject not only to one heavenly judgment, but also to human judgment here on Earth, regardless of whether or not Earthly judgment is under the authority of Jesus. However, he...  Read More
by Devon Radford
March 20th, 2017
Loving Well: Unity within the Body of ChristYou don’t have to venture much further than your phone screen to realize that unity seems scarce. Headlines, videos, tweets, and texts bombard us on a daily...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Wednesday Night Recap - 02/22/17
February 23rd, 2017
In the first night of our new series on prayer (Unlocked) we focused on the possibilities and the power of prayer. First and foremost, prayer is not as easy as it looks but the reward that can come fr...  Read More
by Devon Radford