Good News for Bad People

Thursday, 03 May 2007

What comes to mind when you hear that phrase, "the righteousness of God"-or when you hear it declared that God is righteous? A natural reaction, I think, is to affirm it, but sort of the way one affirms that a triangle has three sides or that all unmarried men are bachelors. It is just one of those eternally true statements that is true by definition. A Jewish person, on the other hand, at least in biblical times, would have heard such phrases differently. God's righteousness was understood in covenantal terms, which ...

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