"PERSONAL RIGHTEOUSNESS VS. IMPUTED RIGHTEOUSNESS"

PROVERBS; ASSORTED OT & NT PASSAGES

  1. IDENTIFYING PERSONAL RIGHTEOUSNESS
    1. There Are Over Ninety Occurrences In Proverbs
      1. None Provide A Substantial Definition
      2. Considering Righteousness' Connection To Salvation We Must Broaden Our Search To The Entire Bible
    2. Examples Of Righteousness In The Old Testament
      1. Measured By Measurements (Leviticus 19:35)
      2. Measured By Commandments (Deuteronomy 6:25)
      3. Measured By Relationships (Job 31)
    3. Common Elements Within The Examples
      1. Two Or More Parties
      2. Obligations Within The Parties
    4. Definition Of Personal Righteousness: The Meeting Of Obligations Within The Various Relationships Of Life
  2. IDENTIFYING IMPUTED RIGHTEOUSNESS
    1. We Must Distinguish Between Personal & Imputed Righteousness
    2. The Pre-Requisite To Imputed Righteousness Is The Confession That We Have Not Been Faithful In All Our Relationships