A New Life of Righteousness

Reaching the World with the Gospel of Jesus Christ

“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creation: old things are passed away; behold all things are become new – 2 Corinthians 5:17

Some people interpret the portion of scripture that says “As it is written, there is none righteous, no, not one” (Romans 3:10), to mean all men are not righteous. But the Lord Jesus came into this world in order to make a righteous creation out of the unrighteous man. He died once, so that every man who hitherto was unrighteous could believe in Him and become righteous. In other words, the statement, “no one is righteous” is of the past (the time you were not yet born again); it doesn’t apply anymore after you accepted Christ as Lord and Savior, because God has given you the gift of righteousness (Romans 5:17), that qualifies you to be a righteous person and this gift…

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