Cheryl Clayton

Cheryl

Odds and Sods Vol 2 Issue 23

  • As of yesterday, I have been married to my best friend for 18 years. Wow! Truly a blessing from the Lord. Thank You, Jesus!
  • We need to be praying for and financially supporting the people who are impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
  • Fascinating article; Max Lucado: Hurricane Irma is coming. Where is God?
  • Labor Day is behind us. What a wonderful summer it was!
  • Fall is right around the corner. In a month New England will be full of autumnal color as the hardwood trees display their unique beauty. The handiwork of God.
  • Interesting study on America’s Changing Religious Identity. There is a summary at the top of the page as well as a detailed explanation that follows. The summary was insightful.
  • What did Jesus say about natural disasters? Interesting insight.
  • Slowly but surely the new site is taking shape. It is a lot of work.
  • God is good! Live a salty life!
  • See you in next week!

God Our Righteousness

“Behold, the days are coming,” says the Lord,
“That I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness;
A King shall reign and prosper,
And execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.
In His days Judah will be saved,
And Israel will dwell safely;
Now this is His name by which He will be called:

THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. (Jeremiah 23:5-6, NKJV)

And again:

In those days Judah will be saved,
And Jerusalem will dwell safely.
And this is the name by which she will be called:

THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. (Jeremiah 33:16)

Jehovah-tsidkenu means the Lord our righteousness.

We have no righteousness of our own (see Romans 3:10, Isaiah 64:6).

God had provided our righteousness in the person of Jesus Christ:

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes. (Romans 10:4)

We need to accept His righteousness into our lives and then live it out!

Prayer

Holy Father God, thank You for being our righteousness. Thank You for delivering us from eternity without You. We are grateful to You, Lord Jesus, as our righteousness. We praise and bless You. In Jesus name, Amen.

1 Year Bible Reading

09.11
2 Samuel 6
1 Corinthians 16
Ezekiel 14
John 15

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