Are You a "Good" Person?

How many times have we asked ourselves that question?  How easy is it to compare ourselves to others and in doing so, if comparing to people who have done horrible things, think "yes"?  Our standard however can not be comparing to other people, for man's standard changes.  There is one standard that does not change...it is the same yesterday, today and forevermore...

The Word of God.

His words says,

for fall have sinned and fall short of the glory of God
Romans 3:23

and that then means we are not good, right?  He also says,

None is righteous, no, not one;
 no one understands;
no one seeks for God.
All have turned aside; together they have become worthless;
no one does good, 
not even one.”


Romans 3:10-12

When we compare ourselves to God's standard, His law ~ The Ten Commandments, then we will find that we do fall short.  We have broken His commandments and are therefore we are GUILTY.
 
But you may say, I have not broken ALL of the law.  I haven't murdered.  I haven't stolen.  Well, according to God's word you don't have to break all the laws to be guilty.
 
For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it.
James 2:10
 
The makers of the "180" movie have just produced another film about false conversion.  I encourage you to take a few minutes (just 34 minutes) and view it. 
 
 

 
 
 
Examine yourself to see if you are in the faith {2 Corinthians 13:5}.  Today is the day of salvation {2 Corinthians 6:2}!

Because of Him ~



 
 
 
Linked:  Walk with Him Wednesdays, Encourage One Another, A Wise Woman Builds Her Home

 

3 comments:

Make a Joyful Noise all ye Lands said...

For God so love the world tht he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
John 3:16

Salvation for this sinner. Amen, Jarnette!!

Jacqueline @ Deeprootsathome.com said...

The word of God is so powerful and the law is a schoolmaster showing us our sin. I'm so thankful for the gift of eternal life and for salvation through Jesus.
Thank you for sharing at Deep Roots At Home Wednesday...Welcome and do come back often to share the TRUTH! Blessings to you and your family, young friend.

Seasons of Life said...

VA ~

How sweet and amazing is His grace and gift of salvation! I pray your family recovers quickly from the flu...seems to be hitting everywhere.

Love ~

J

Jacqueline ~

Thank you for your kind welcome and for visiting. I look forward to visiting Deep Roots at Home as often as I can in the future; a wealth of information and encouragement to be found there. May the Lord bless your endeavors this week.

Blessings ~

Jarnette