Whatever Luke Bryan means by his song I don't think he meant that either, for he never mentions Christ and His righteousness
Let Christmas 2015 inspire people of the world, particularly the followers of Jesus, to rediscover the message of Jesus that has been buried under the debris of ritualism, legalism, dogmatism and live his message through their sensitivity, compassion, care for the environment and respect and appreciation for diversity in order to restore righteousness
Thereby Luther distinguishes two contrasting forms of righteousness
. In God's right hand spiritual strategy, the only righteousness
that matters is the alien righteousness
that belongs to the sinner through justification by grace alone through faith alone in Christ Jesus.
“The first four episodes of the Wrath & Righteousness
series have been bestsellers for us all year.
leads to God-consciousness which endows the person (the Muttaqi) to become aware of the presence of Allah (God) in every moment of his/her life.
"Despite all the obstacles the US administration created to prevent your contact with the media, thinking groups, scholars and church leaders, your presence in the US was a great success," he reiterated, adding, "Americans and the world people heard your words at Columbia University and endorsed the righteousness
of your statements."
His topics include justice and righteousness
as ancient Near Eastern ethical ideal and hermeneutical constructs, redefining the court history according to the passage, reading it as the beginnings and corruption of justice and righteousness
, the perversion of justice and righteousness
in the Absalom affair, and the death of justice and righteousness
with David's return and Sheba's secession.
Judaism is often described as a religion of justice and righteousness
and the Hebrew terms tzedek or tzedakah, and mishpat (the legal process or judgment) are the most commonly used words to describe those ideals.
"Where there is righteousness
in the heart, there is beauty in the character ..harmony in home&.order in the nation& peace in the world".
We are informed that these were written: "That men may know wisdom and instruction, understand words of insight, receive instruction in wise dealing, righteousness
, justice and equity; that prudence may be given to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth.
Now, "strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness
..." (33) There's the call to care about the right things.
We then read, And he believed in the Lord; and he counted it to him for righteousness