Being Righteous Through Godly Living

It is a grave mistake to say that people cannot achieve righteousness before God through godly living. Jesus said that he came to call not the righteous but sinners to repentance, and that there is great rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than 99 righteous people who need no repentance. According to Jesus, righteous people do exist no matter how disturbing this might be to you because of what you have been taught. Righteous people existed in the OT, they existed in the NT and they exist now.
 
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