Through the power of the Holy Spirit, righteousness allows us to share in the nature of Christ. The righteousness of Christ does more than save us; it helps us become the person God intends for us to be.
What does it mean to be righteous in the Bible?
Righteousness is the quality or state of being morally correct and justifiable. It can be considered synonymous with rightness or being upright.
What is the value of righteousness?
When Right Conduct is associated with others, the value takes the form of good behaviour, respect for others, helpfulness, capacity to cultivate good relationships.
How do we obtain righteousness?
Righteousness is the condition of being in right relationship with the Lord. This can only happen through total faith and dependence upon Christ. There is no other way and there is nothing we can add to our faith to obtain right relationship with the Lord (Romans 11:6).