How Can Our Righteousness Exceed That Of The Pharisees?

by Jack Wellman
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Jesus said our righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees, so how is that humanly possible? The Pharisees Although we don’t know the original meaning or root word for the word “Pharisee,” it possibly meant “separate” or “detach,” and they certainly were separate or detached from everyone else, but for the wrong reasons. We know […]

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How Can Christians Be Holy As God Commands Them?

by Jack Wellman
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We are told to be holy as God is holy, but how is this even possible for us? Be Ye Holy In the Old Testament, one of the most common commands given to Israel was for them to be holy (Lev 11:44). As high priest, Aaron and his sons were to “take part of the […]

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How Does the Bible Define Righteousness?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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During a time when surfer lingo was popular (think about the turtle in the movie Finding Nemo), the word righteous was often used to indicate approval or something good. For example, if someone surfed a big powerful wave all the way to the shore, their extremely difficult ride might have been described as gnarly in […]

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How Does The Bible Define The Term Wrath?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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A word that is often seen in the Bible is the word wrath. Despite this, it is not a word that is commonly used by English speaking peoples today. In fact, the use of the word wrath over the last 25 years has not been any lower since just after the Pilgrims landed in America […]

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