The Christian’s Inheritance (Part 1): Righteousness

SERMON CV13

20/03/2019 | The Christian’s Inheritance [1/6]: Righteousness | 00:32:50


KEY SCRIPTURE

And I said,
‘Who art thou Lord?’
And he said,
‘I am Jesus who thou persecute.
But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou has seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee;
Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee,
To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they might receive the forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.’

Acts 26:15-18

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Romans 1:16

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:
That, according as it is written,
‘He that glories, let him glory in the Lord.’

1 Corinthians 1:30-31

But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.

1 Corinthians 6:17

For in him [Christ] dwells all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.
And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:
In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:
Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.

Colossians 2:9-12

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

Romans 8:1

Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 5:1

Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.
Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

Romans 6:11-13

For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.

Romans 6:14

The strength of sin is the law.

1 Corinthians 15:56b

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.

Romans 8:2

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

Romans 8:7

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.
Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.

Romans 7:18-21

I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.

Romans 6:19

But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.

Romans 6:17-18

O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ has been evidently set forth, crucified among you?

Galatians 3:1

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

1 Corinthians 6:19

But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.

Ephesians 4:7

For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

Romans 12:3

And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed.

Genesis 22:18a

Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, ‘Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree’:
That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith;
Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, ‘And to seeds’ as of many; but as of one, ‘And of thy seed’, which is Christ.

Galatians 3:13-14; 16

KEY PHRASES

The Righteousness of God

The church is those that are called by God to be in Christ.

The inheritance that is in Christ is forgiveness of sin, righteousness and to get made sanctified

The Christian’s inheritance that is in Christ is forgiveness of sin, righteousness and to get made sanctified

When you believed Christ died for your sin, you were made an inheritor of the inheritance that is in Christ, which God had chosen to give the church

When you believed Christ died for your sin, you were made an inheritor of the inheritance that is in Christ

Your inheritance when you believed Christ died for your sins, is you get your sin forgiven, you get Christ’s righteousness and you get sanctified

When you believed Christ died for your sin, your spirit was baptised into Christ

When you believed Christ died for your sin, your spirit was made in union with Christ

When you believed Christ died for your sin, a spiritual union was set up between your spirit and Christ

Your spirit is in Christ

You are in Christ

Christ got your sin

You got Christ’s righteousness

You have the righteousness of God

God declared you to be righteous

God declared you righteous

You are righteous before God

You are righteous

The Holy Spirit dwells within you because you are righteous

The Holy Spirit dwells within you

Your spirit died with Christ

You died with Christ

Your spirit was raised with Christ

You were raised with Christ

Your spirit was born again

Your spirit was born of a holy nature

Your spirit was made holy

Sanctified is made holy, set apart

You are sanctified

A saint is a sanctified person

You are a saint

Your spirit has died to your sinful flesh

You have died to your sinful flesh

Effectively, your sinful flesh has died to your spirit

Effectively, your sinful flesh has died to you

Effectively, your spirit has put off your sinful flesh

Effectively, you have put off your sinful flesh

God does not accredit the sinfulness of your sinful flesh to your account anymore, because you have died to your sinful flesh

God does not accredit the sinfulness of your sinful flesh to your account anymore, because you have put off your sinful flesh

Your righteousness is sealed, because God does not accredit the sinfulness of your sinful flesh to your account

Your righteousness is sealed

Once you have believed Christ died for your sin, you stay righteous before God

Once you have believed Christ died for your sin, you stay righteous

You stay righteous before God

You stay righteous

The milk of the gospel is that you get your sin forgiven through faith that Christ died for your sin

The milk of the gospel is that you get your sin forgiven through faith in Christ

The meat of the gospel is that you stay righteous, because your righteousness is sealed through the circumcision of Christ

The meat of the gospel is that you stay righteous, because your righteousness is sealed

The meat of the gospel is that you stay righteous

Once you have believed Christ died for your sin, you cannot spoil your righteousness

You cannot spoil your righteousness

Once you have believed Christ died for your sin, there is no guilty judgement of God upon you

There is no guilty judgement of God upon you

You have peace with God

You are dead to your sinful flesh

The Holy Spirit imparts the Life of Christ to your flesh

Your flesh is at war with God

When you stand upon the righteousness of God, you glorify God

Holiness is standing upon the righteousness of God

Obedience to the gospel is standing upon the righteousness of God


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