As we’re in the book of Philippians this week, I bring you to Philippians 1:11: “being filled with fruits of Righteousness.” The root word of righteousness is to do right, be right. God wants my life today to be right. If I can be right this way with God, I’ll be this right this way with you.

I want to be right with people today. You know, this old self-will, the selfishness and pride, gets in the way. But if I would decrease and He will increase (John 3:30), I must decrease. He must increase. And when He increases in my life, I can have fruits of righteousness today. Make deposits on the journey of life today with seeds of righteousness, fruits of righteousness that will flourish. Do right in a marriage, in a home and a family, at the job, and your church. Let’s all do right, as Dr. Bob Jones used to say, till the stars fall.

Live in righteousness today. God bless you.

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Pastor Jack Trieber

Pastor Trieber

Pastor Trieber has served as the pastor of the North Valley Baptist Church since March of 1976. He is also the President of Golden State Baptist College.