Jesus has acquitted you, so that you can put on the righteousness of Jesus Christ.

Jesus has acquitted you, so that you can put on the righteousness of Jesus Christ.

“I put on righteousness [tsedeq], and it clothed me; my justice [mishpat] was like a robe and a turban.” (Job 29:14)

“To those who have obtained like precious faith with us by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ” (2Pet 1:1)

“For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.” (Gal 3:27)

“He who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous.” (1Jn 3:7)

“Behold, I send the Promise of My Father upon you; but tarry in the city of Jerusalem until you are endued [enduo] with power from on high.” (Lk 24:49)

“Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on [enduo] tender mercies [splagchnon oiktirmos], kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering” (Col 3:12)

“But let us who are of the day be sober, putting on [enduo] the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation.” (1Thes 5:8)

“Put [enduo] on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” (Eph 6:11)

“But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts.” (Rom 13:14)

“and that you put on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness.” (Eph 4:24)

“and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him” (Col 3:10)

“But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.” (Col 3:14)

“even the righteousness of God, through faith in Jesus Christ, to all and on all who believe” (Rom 3:22)

“even so grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Rom 5:21)

“And if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.” (Rom 8:10)

“But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption” (1Cor 1:30)

“being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.” (Phil 1:11)

“not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith” (Phil 3:9)

Reading: Job 28-30; Acts 21