Eyes On The Righteous

The Brew Is A Musing

“For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and His ears are attentive to their prayer.”  (1 Peter 3:12, NIV 194).

My Musings – Paul, in his letter to the Church in Rome, declares — “There is no one righteous, not even one; there is no one who understands, no one who seeks God. All have turned away, they have together become worthless; there is no one who does good, not even one.” (Romans 3:9–12, NIV 1984). And yet Peter, in his first Epistle tells us that “the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous.”  So, what gives?

Now we know that Peter and Paul did not always see eye-to-eye on things, and both passages seem right (actually both are inspired).  So how do we reconcile this seeming contradiction?  Which one will we end up disagreeing with?  Neither.  Paul actually clears it up a little…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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