Respectfully opinion and confused:thinking: about what one posted, because within the whole Bible from beginning to end , it seems to state the complete opposite of what you have stated above maybe?
How do Human Beings get to be known and are called>> as being Righteous before Him?
Does God make them or us righteous?
Or does man’s Faith? Believes? Trust in? Works? Deeds? is what makes one a Righteous person in the eyes of God? His presence before the Lord?
“Good for you Abraham, I call that Righteousness” unquote
“Righteousness is not accounted to God,but by ones works” unquote
Book of Rev who is speaking to who judging such?
Ephesus 1:2 I know your works…
Symaran 2:11 Who ever conquers…
Pergamum 2:12 judging their works, eat food sacrifice to idols…
Thyatria 2:19 I know your work…
Sardis 3:1 I know your work…
Philadelphia 3:7 I know your work…
Laddicea 3:15 I know your work…
Luke 1:5-7 " In the days of Herod, King of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah of the priestly division of Abijah; his wife was from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. Both were righteous in the eyes of God, observing all the commandments and ordinance of the Lord blamelessly "
Just a few out of the whole Bible where there are many where God calls others as being righteous men/woman, King David, Noah, list of such,
Opinion only, then there is>>> Abraham, his obedience to, trust in, having a great generosity to others, his huge hospitality given to others, his unselfishness>he lived a life making it not about himself, but about serving the needs of others<<always. Is Abraham, our living example, a life story fully not understood or heard? In ancient times, his family, friends, strangers, Kings must of heard witness his life? Abraham’s life story passed being passed on for generations upon generations who lived after him?> inspiration to do the same in ones life, learning from and how he served, pleased the Lord?
Abraham, being known, by God as being Righteous?
Faith gets us to his door, but knowing Him gets us in, would that be true?
Is Faith a defined spiritual self commitment of the human soul?
Is Faith an Internal personal attitude of the worshiper?
Did James not say? Show me your faith without works and I will show you my faith by my works? James looks to the life of his ancient forefathers Abraham did he not?
All can say they believe, have faith in him calling out Lord Lord, but what was God’s answer to them? Get away from me, I >>know >> you not, is this correct?