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There are 2 perspectives regarding a Believer's Holiness that we might consider together.

 

One, is God's, and His perspective is that we are/were made the "righteousness of God in Christ".

So, according to God, once we are saved, (born again)  we have now being given (through our faith) the very righteousness of Jesus, Himself.

This is why the  New Testament says...> "As JESUS is, so are WE in this world".

So, welcome to your Salvation.:)

 

Now, where this becomes like trying to figure out a Rubik's cube in the dark for many believers, is when they read this Literal Truth, then they take a good close look at themselves and all other believers

Then immediately its as if the words of God have been misquoted, or are terribly inaccurate.

How can WE, be Holy, and as Righteous as God?..... After all, if you just look at yourself since you were saved then you would think that the Bible must be joking.

But its not joking, and its not lying.

It is telling you the Truth.

 

See, there is the word "Sonship"......and this is to be understood as our Family of God status, currently, as we are "in Christ", and "Seated in Heavenly Places".

So, right now if you are born again,  you are a Son of God, seated in heavenly places,...... but,  aren't you reading what im writing while sitting in your room?

Is it in Heaven?

So, RIGHT THERE, is the disconnect with what many dont understand, at all,  about their Salvation.

Listen Saint, you are made just as Righteous as God and Christ by Christ's Righteousness being given to you, imputed to you, deposited within you =  in equal measure to His, = the very second you trusted Christ as your Savior.

See, to be equal in Righteousness to God, has to be your Heavenly status, or God cannot accept you as His family member, or even fellowship with you.

This is why you are given the "Gift of Righteousness" from God Himself, through the Blood Atonement, that changes your eternal status from Sinner to Saint, and from unbeliever to "Son of God".

Hallelujah !!!

If you understand this already, then you should thank the Lord again and again................>.

And if you come to see this revelation for the first time, I promise you that upon the reveal of this inner enlightenment, you will want to shout !!

This is the Joy of the Lord.

This is the happy hearted bliss and Joyful effect of God's Grace and Mercy upon you and in you.

 

Remember that you are "translated from darkness to light"? and you have become one of  the Children of Light who is now living in a New Kingdom that is made without hands?

This is your eternal "born again" position.

This is who you are now become to GOD, the instant He accepted your faith and gave you His eternal "Gift of Righteousness"..

Which is,=  "Son of God", "seated in heavenly places" "in Christ", " as Jesus is, so are YOU in this world", "Children of the Light", with Jesus Himself being the LIGHT of the World.

So, all that, is the new HOLY you, who  has been born again, into this Sonship Status.

And all that is what GOD did for you ON THE CROSS so that He could take you back and keep you as His family member.

 

 

 Titus 3:5 :

 

 God saved us, not because of any works of righteousness that we have done, but because of His own compassion and mercy, by the cleansing of the new birth (spiritual transformation, regeneration) and renewing of our spirit by the Holy Spirit.

========================================================================================

 

Part 2 is..

 

You are living in a body and you have a mind and you have fleshly desires that you have to deal with, every day.

And you are told that you are to take your earthly existence and redefine yourself in Lifestyle,  according to your Heavenly Sonship Position, according to God's word.

This is YOUR PART.

This is "Discipleship".

So, down here, in your earth suit, living your earthly life, you are to live it according to your Heavenly Sonship Position, which is, that you are ( "in the Spirit realm", which is God's realm), to live on Earth, Holy,  according to what God says this means.

And what does this mean?

It means that you are to follow Paul, who told you to do so, as He follows Christ.

So, in deed, words, and behavior, you are to, as Paul did, become this :

 

Philippians 3:8

 

"""""Nothing is as wonderful as knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. I have given up everything else and count it all as garbage. All I want is Christ """"

 

and :

 

Galatians 2:20

 

"""""And I have been crucified with The Messiah, and from then on I myself have not been living, but The Messiah is living in me, and this that I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of The Son of God, he who has loved us and has given himself for us."""""

So, the simple answer is....... In the first case, you are now become Jesus's Righteousness and this has given you a new identity "in Christ", and you are currently seated in Heaven with your Savior next to God your Father.

In the 2nd case, you are still confined to your  earth suit, and in it you are to live Holy and in awe of God, every second you are awake.

And what does this accomplish down here?

Well as Paul teaches.....(down here) .you are being grown up from a "born again babe in Christ"  into the fullness of the adult measure of Christ.

You start with the milk of the word and you mature to grasp and live according to the meat of the word.

You are being transformed, after your new birth, (and until you die or are Raptured) from "glory to glory" to the point that you are far along into the spiritual process of becoming just like Jesus. = The end result of your Eternal SALVATION.

So, you ARE (right now)  a perfect Holy Son, based on "The Gift of Righteousness" becoming who you are "in Christ", and you are also a born again work in progress, in the natural, in your earth suit, and this part is left up to you to accomplish, given God's grace to help you along the way.

 

 

B

 

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GRACE = God’s Righteouness At Christs Expense.

When Jesus died on the cross for us, HIS righteousness is what He gave to us freely as we gave Him all our sins freely to be born again. ( or in another way righteousness was imputed to us from Christ while ALL our sins were nailed to the cross, forever.)

We are not perfected YET but we are heirs, saints of His choosing and we will inherit His kingdom for all eternity.

This humbles me and makes me cry I am so overwhelmed by His love, that He choose me, a really, really bad sinner, to save just because
HE LOVES ME!

Its human nature to doubt and to worry at times but as one matures in Christ and with discernment from the Holy Spirit, one will come to understand that we are His children NOW. We are just passing through this fallen planet that is preparing us for eternity in the future Kingdom of CHrists.

What a mighty God we serve! Hallelujah!

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On Saturday, April 07, 2018 at 11:24 AM, Behold said:

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There are 2 perspectives regarding a Believer's Holiness that we might consider together.

 

One, is God's, and His perspective is that we are/were made the "righteousness of God in Christ".

So, according to God, once we are saved, (born again)  we have now being given (through our faith) the very righteousness of Jesus, Himself.

This is why the  New Testament says...> "As JESUS is, so are WE in this world".

So, welcome to your Salvation.:)

 

Now, where this becomes like trying to figure out a Rubik's cube in the dark for many believers, is when they read this Literal Truth, then they take a good close look at themselves and all other believers

Then immediately its as if the words of God have been misquoted, or are terribly inaccurate.

How can WE, be Holy, and as Righteous as God?..... After all, if you just look at yourself since you were saved then you would think that the Bible must be joking.

But its not joking, and its not lying.

It is telling you the Truth.

 

See, there is the word "Sonship"......and this is to be understood as our Family of God status, currently, as we are "in Christ", and "Seated in Heavenly Places".

So, right now if you are born again,  you are a Son of God, seated in heavenly places,...... but,  aren't you reading what im writing while sitting in your room?

Is it in Heaven?

So, RIGHT THERE, is the disconnect with what many dont understand, at all,  about their Salvation.

Listen Saint, you are made just as Righteous as God and Christ by Christ's Righteousness being given to you, imputed to you, deposited within you =  in equal measure to His, = the very second you trusted Christ as your Savior.

See, to be equal in Righteousness to God, has to be your Heavenly status, or God cannot accept you as His family member, or even fellowship with you.

This is why you are given the "Gift of Righteousness" from God Himself, through the Blood Atonement, that changes your eternal status from Sinner to Saint, and from unbeliever to "Son of God".

Hallelujah !!!

If you understand this already, then you should thank the Lord again and again................>.

And if you come to see this revelation for the first time, I promise you that upon the reveal of this inner enlightenment, you will want to shout !!

This is the Joy of the Lord.

This is the happy hearted bliss and Joyful effect of God's Grace and Mercy upon you and in you.

 

Remember that you are "translated from darkness to light"? and you have become one of  the Children of Light who is now living in a New Kingdom that is made without hands?

This is your eternal "born again" position.

This is who you are now become to GOD, the instant He accepted your faith and gave you His eternal "Gift of Righteousness"..

Which is,=  "Son of God", "seated in heavenly places" "in Christ", " as Jesus is, so are YOU in this world", "Children of the Light", with Jesus Himself being the LIGHT of the World.

So, all that, is the new HOLY you, who  has been born again, into this Sonship Status.

And all that is what GOD did for you ON THE CROSS so that He could take you back and keep you as His family member.

 

 

 Titus 3:5 :

 

 God saved us, not because of any works of righteousness that we have done, but because of His own compassion and mercy, by the cleansing of the new birth (spiritual transformation, regeneration) and renewing of our spirit by the Holy Spirit.

========================================================================================

 

Part 2 is..

 

You are living in a body and you have a mind and you have fleshly desires that you have to deal with, every day.

And you are told that you are to take your earthly existence and redefine yourself in Lifestyle,  according to your Heavenly Sonship Position, according to God's word.

This is YOUR PART.

This is "Discipleship".

So, down here, in your earth suit, living your earthly life, you are to live it according to your Heavenly Sonship Position, which is, that you are ( "in the Spirit realm", which is God's realm), to live on Earth, Holy,  according to what God says this means.

And what does this mean?

It means that you are to follow Paul, who told you to do so, as He follows Christ.

So, in deed, words, and behavior, you are to, as Paul did, become this :

 

Philippians 3:8

 

"""""Nothing is as wonderful as knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. I have given up everything else and count it all as garbage. All I want is Christ """"

 

and :

 

Galatians 2:20

 

"""""And I have been crucified with The Messiah, and from then on I myself have not been living, but The Messiah is living in me, and this that I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of The Son of God, he who has loved us and has given himself for us."""""

So, the simple answer is....... In the first case, you are now become Jesus's Righteousness and this has given you a new identity "in Christ", and you are currently seated in Heaven with your Savior next to God your Father.

In the 2nd case, you are still confined to your  earth suit, and in it you are to live Holy and in awe of God, every second you are awake.

And what does this accomplish down here?

Well as Paul teaches.....(down here) .you are being grown up from a "born again babe in Christ"  into the fullness of the adult measure of Christ.

You start with the milk of the word and you mature to grasp and live according to the meat of the word.

You are being transformed, after your new birth, (and until you die or are Raptured) from "glory to glory" to the point that you are far along into the spiritual process of becoming just like Jesus. = The end result of your Eternal SALVATION.

So, you ARE (right now)  a perfect Holy Son, based on "The Gift of Righteousness" becoming who you are "in Christ", and you are also a born again work in progress, in the natural, in your earth suit, and this part is left up to you to accomplish, given God's grace to help you along the way.

 

 

B

 

 I agree with your post. And nothing we do can be added to the righteousness of Christ.

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4 hours ago, Wayne222 said:

 I agree with your post. And nothing we do can be added to the righteousness of Christ.

 

Jesus is our Salvation.

He is our eternal life, He is our redemption, our resurrection, and our "way" to heaven.   John 14:6

When our bible tells us that we have been given the "gift of righteousness", this is absolutely a fact.. 

First, we are given Jesus on a Cross, who IS Himself , "righteousness', and  Second, we are actually given His VERY righteousness , Titus 3:5, which is also realized as the Grace of God and the Mercy of God.... Romans 3:22

The Law came, to revel to us, our sin......., and God came as a Man to pay for them on our behalf by accepting our faith for His righteousness that is gained by the Blood of Jesus.

 

 

 

B

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10 minutes ago, Behold said:

 

Jesus is our Salvation.

He is our eternal life, He is our redemption, our resurrection, and our "way" to heaven.   John 14:6

When our bible tells us that we have been given the "gift of righteousness", this is absolutely a fact.. 

First, we are given Jesus on a Cross, who IS Himself , "righteousness', and  Second, we are actually given His VERY righteousness , Titus 3:5, which is also realized as the Grace of God and the Mercy of God.... Romans 3:22

The Law came, to revel to us, our sin......., and God came as a Man to pay for them on our behalf by accepting our faith for His righteousness that is gained by the Blood of Jesus.

 

 

 

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Only the blood of Jesus.

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