Does Commandment-keeping evoke righteousness with God?

Is Commandment Keeping a path to righteousness with the Father?

The Commandments etched in stone don’t evoke righteousness (a right standing) with the Father (Romans 3:20; Galatians 2:16) because we’re sinners by nature (Romans 3:23) and the law mandates absolute perfection in order to attain the Father’s mercy via obedience to it (James 2:10; Galatians 3:10); therefore, if one desires to please the Father via righteousness they must approach Him HIS WAY which is the ONLY WAY to achieve saving righteousness in this life (John 6:29; John 14:6; John 3:16); that is, by placing sincere faith in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Messiah, believing with a sincere heart that Jesus died for you to pay your sin-debt owed the Father and believe with a sincere heart that Jesus was resurrected from the dead for your justification leading to eternal life (Romans 10:9-10; John 3).

It is through sincere faith in Jesus that you receive the perfection and righteousness of Jesus IMPUTED into your life (2 Corinthians 5:21) and enter into covenant relationship with the Father and receive the forgiveness of sin via that covenant (Hebrews 8:12); then, receive the indwelling Holy Spirit as Guarantor of covenant relationship (Ephesians 1:13-14) who will invigorate the new creation within you, that new creation having manifest as a result of your faith (2 Corinthians 5:17); it is then that the Holy Spirit will begin a good work in you, a work of righteousness, by enlivening the moral law of conscience written upon your heart at conception (Romans 2:14-15) and using your conscience to methodically guide you in the Father’s will for your life…this is defined as the daily process of “sanctification” where the Holy Spirit walks you in righteousness, good works, honorable behavior, that is pleasing to the Father as the Spirit prepares you for service in the New Jerusalem (Galatians 5:16).

Righteousness with the Father does not manifest through human effort or chasing after letters etched in stone (Galatians 2:16; Romans 8:1-2; Ephesians 2:8-9) but righteousness manifests only by faith in Jesus and subsequently allowing the Holy Spirit to work HIS righteousness in your life, forever (Galatians 5:16).

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