Bible Notes on “The Lord Jesus Is Given Only to Those Seeking Righteousness”

The scripture references below go with today’s post of A Nonchurchgoer’s Guide to Jesus and His Kingdom.

Matthew 1:21  (He saves us from our sins not just by forgiving us, but by leading us away from those sins and into righteous living.)

2 Peter 2:20-22  (These are people who walk with God for a while, but then turn back to their prior ways.)

Matthew 7:21-23  (Jesus rejects those who reject righteousness.)

2 Timothy 2:19  (Consider this verse in light of Exodus 20:7)

James 4:8  (There is no drawing near to God without leaving our sinful ways.)

Hebrews 5:9  (He is not the source of constant salvation for those who disobey Him.)

John 7:37-39  (Here is the fountain than springs from within you when you follow Him to righteousness.)

Matthew 5:6  (The true sign of those who love Jesus are that they hunger and thirst to do what is right in God’s sight.)

If you are familiar with the Bible, or if you want to hear more from it, you may want to read one of my other blogs: A Bible Reader’s Guide to Jesus and His Kingdom.

Any quotations of Scripture are taken from the NASB, unless otherwise noted.

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