All genuine Christians are involved in some form of spiritual conflict. They are tempted to doubt their salvation because their assurance is under attack or they are being tempted to turn aside for some fleshly “diversion” or they are tempted to compromise in some fashion in a way that would be an act against conscience, et cetera. Some reading this have contacted me for prayer because of family or health issues….
We are all in desperate need of our hearts being strengthened in the resignation of ourselves unto the Lordship of Jesus Christ. We need our affections as the Bride of Christ to be stirred up and made more apparent to our regenerate hearts. How do we do this? What can we do that will endear our hearts unto Christ?
Let us consider one of our Lord’s names. He is “The Lord our Righteousness.” This tells us that our standing before God is because of Christ’s Righteousness, not ours. His Righteousness is imputed to the account of all who believe.