In Jesus, we see the true virtuous and holy life lived in real time. How can we develop a virtuous and holy life like Jesus?
Our desires are transformed by the Spirit, if we are in Christ. Sin and the Spirit cannot both remain.
By loving Christ and remaining steadfast in our faith, Christians are promised a grace and peace that surpass all understanding.
How do we measure a year in a life? How do we measure in Christ?
Righteousness is continuously sought after in this life, as we are progressively sanctified. But we must earnestly desire it, as a response to what God has done.