Jim Wilson is the retired director of Community Christian Ministries in Moscow, Idaho. He will be posting regularly, so check back in soon!

Friday, June 15, 2007

Seek Righteousness

“The fruit of righteousness will be peace; the effect of righteousness will be quietness and confidence forever.” Isaiah 32:17

Do you see the sequence, the cause and effect? Peace, quietness, and confidence are the result of righteousness.

We see it in the New Testament in Romans 5:1, “Therefore, since we have been made righteous through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” Peace with God is the result of righteousness from God.

“But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.” James 3:17

Purity comes first then peace.

Do you want peace in your heart? Seek the righteousness from God. Do you want peace in the world proclaim the righteousness from God.

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