8157 righteousness, as faith
Full faith and trust make a person pleasing in the sight of God.
Human righteousness compared with God’s righteousness
True righteousness is the result of the action of God
Faith pleases God
Righteousness and faith in Jesus Christ
It is God-given and not the result of human effort Ro 1:17; Php 3:8-9 Paul is contrasting this righteousness with his own previous efforts. See also Ac 13:39; Ro 3:21,27-28 It is apparent that faith is not regarded as another kind of “work” which earns salvation; Ro 4:1-8; Ro 5:17; Ro 9:30-31; Gal 3:11-12
Saving faith is not mere belief, but acting on the basis of that belief Jas 2:21-24