God’s righteousness

DISCIPLESHIP QUESTIONS 

 

1. Read Titus 3:5. Is the righteousness that we need a righteousness that we can produce? NO

 

 

2. Read 2 Corinthians 5:21. What kind of righteousness do we need? The righteousness of God (that comes through Christ) 

 

 

 

3. Read Romans 3:22. How do we receive this righteousness?  Through faith in Jesus Christ 

 

 

 

 

4. Read Philippians 3:9. What is the righteousness of the Law?  A righteousness belonging to me—a works righteousness that I can produce 

 

 

 

 

5. Read Galatians 2:21. How could we frustrate God’s grace?  We could frustrate God’s grace by trying to be saved by our own good works instead of trusting Christ and His death for us for our salvation 

 

 

6. Read Romans 5:17. The righteousness of God is received as what?  A gift 

 

SCRIPTURES TO USE WITH QUESTIONS 

 

TITUS 3:5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost. 

 

2 CORINTHIANS 5:21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. 

 

ROMANS 3:22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference. 

 

PHILIPPIANS 3:9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith. 

 

GALATIANS 2:21 I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain. 

 

ROMANS 5:17 For if by one man’s offence death reigned by one; much more that which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.20

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