"I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of righteousness."
“God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God” (2 Corinthians 5:21). Romans 4:23-24 states “The words ‘it was credited to him’ were written not for him [Abraham] alone, but also for us, to whom God will credit righteousness – for us who believe in him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead.” The bride of Christ (the church) is clothed in white linen (Revelation 19). Because He gave His life for us at Calvary – was stripped of His clothes and beaten – our Savior looks at believers – filthy with sin and pride – and sees us clothed in robes of righteousness.
AS THE OLD HYMN ASKS, "ARE YOUR GARMENTS SPOTLESS, ARE THEY WHITE AS SNOW, ARE YOU WASHED IN THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB?"
Bible In A Year
- Judges 12-13
- Psalm 115
- 1 Corinthians 7