RIGHTEOUSNESS BY GRACE
Grace is being defined here as: a gift of Knowledge from God, which brings righteousness.
We have access, by Faith, unto the Grace of God: for by the Knowledge received from God, we are saved by Faith, but not of our self, it is a gift from God. The Knowledge from God is the gift unto righteousness. Knowledge from God does not come by works, although works is a responsibility, for you cannot earn it but by Faith alone Knowledge is revealed to us from God.
Reading Luke 2:40,"and Jesus grew, and waxed strong in spirit (mind), filled with wisdom: and the Grace (Knowledge) of God was upon him."
The teachings of Jesus is the power of God unto salvation; because therein is the righteousness of God revealed to those who live by Faith. "For by the righteousness of one man, Jesus, the free gift of righteousness came upon all men, so Grace might reign through righteousness unto eternal Life." (Rm 5:18,21)
The God of all Knowledge calls us all unto his eternal glory by Jesus. Grow in the Knowledge of God through revelation, and through the Knowledge given to Jesus. Yes, we obtain the precious Faith through the righteousness of God our saviour, and Jesus.
Knowledge be unto you from God our Father and Jesus. Receive an abundance of Knowledge from God, and the gift of righteousness shall reign in your life; for Knowledge reigns through righteousness unto eternal Life.
Being ignorant of God's righteousness we have been going about salvation in the wrong way, trying to establish righteousness by works, by our own efforts, when in fact it is a gift from God, which comes through Faith and submitting ourselves unto the righteousness of God. "We through the Spirit, wait for the hope of righteousness by Faith." (Gal 5:5)
Until now we have been unrighteous and without a means of justifying ourselves. Sin has had dominion and reigned over us. We have been following the doctrines of men and boasting, with pride, how religious we are. We have departed from Faith by giving heed to seducing beliefs, full of all subtility and all mischief, following the reasoning from that child of the devil, our soul, the enemy of all righteousness. And no marvel, for even the god of this world, Satan, can transform himself into an angel of light (knowledge). Therefore it should be no great surprise that his angels, carnate and incarnate, can also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness: seducing spirits with doctrines of devils, using profane superstitions and old wive's fables, spreading lies in hyprocracy.
Gird up the loins of your mind. Follow not the doctrines of men or councils of men, but let your guidinglight be the teachings of Jesus and revelations received from God the Father. Seek the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all his knowledge shall be added unto you. "Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they shall be filled." (Mtt 5:6)
Search diligently. Be sober and hope for Knowledge from god in Faith. Be not moved away from the hope of the gospel until the Grace of God is bestowed upon you. Fulfill the Word of God that he may make known the rights of the glory of His Righteousness. "The Knowledge of God be with all them that love God, and our brethern in Jesus, in sincerity and truth." (Eph 6:24)
God is Mind and we were created in his image, mind from Mind. The spirit of God, mind, dwells within and is us as we are from Him. Access to the kingdom is through the eternal mind. Let the Word of God fill your soul such that the Knowledge from God can enrich your mind, and you will know the truth which can set you free.
Jesus says, "My kingdom is not of this evil world. I am not of this evil world. God sent me into this evil world. Satan is the god of the evil world, but he has nothing in me. God's Knowledge makes the wisdom of this world foolishness. Seek ye first the kingdom of God, your mind within, and his righteousness, and all these things, and more, shall be added unto you."
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