God shows us His favor by putting the righteousness of Christ into our account. Philippians 3:7 "But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ." Paul thought he was something -- almost perfect under the law. But when he met Christ he put all that behind him and counted it all as rubbish. By grace we've been justified through faith in Jesus. * Frank calls to discuss justification and the reformation. * Join us in Israel http://basicgospel.net/events/ * How do we bear one another's burdens?