Jesus takes the unholy and makes it holy. Jesus takes His followers, His friends, and cleanses them, making them righteous, justified, and holy.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. Matthew 5:6 In the first three Beatitudes, Jesus focused upon His followers’ recognition of their emptiness: “poor in spirit,” “mournful over sin,” and “meek, not defending ourselves.” As a result of our emptiness, we crave something to fill us. Like Isaiah…
The Lord is gracious and merciful; Slow to anger and great in lovingkindness. The Lord is good to all, And His mercies are over all His works. All Your works shall give thanks to You, O Lord, And Your godly ones shall bless You. They shall speak of the glory of Your kingdom And talk…