Sunday, October 30, 2011

Gift-righteousness versus self-righteousness

"The righteousness of God escapes those who seek to establish their own righteousness; whereas those who are too far off to hope for the righteousness of God are graciously granted it." (Rom 9:30-31)  

— Edwards, J. R. (2002). The Gospel according to Mark. The Pillar New Testament commentary (85). Grand Rapids, Mich; Leicester, England: Eerdmans; Apollos.

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