'Love' is not the stairway to heaven!

'Love' is not the stairway to heaven!

Righteousness challenges and then removes the compulsion of sin. Its rule robs sin's passions, thus evil flees.

Resist satan and he will flee. (James 4:7)

The Christian belongs to the God of the Cross. This manner of life each disciple has consciously chosen. They are instruments for His service, no longer the servants of the unrighteous self. The believer becomes God's good witness into mankind's darkening world.

Righteousness has thus become the standard of the heart.

The righteous have learned to divide good and evil. This ends up as holiness.

Sin reigns in death, for death rules sin. But where there is righteousness, obedience rules in life. 

God's judgement is against unrighteousness, not against 'un-lovingness'.  

Today's Soul Snippet:

'The problem of pride is that men forget God'.