Rebecca Stark is the author of The Good Portion: God, the second title in The Good Portion series, a series written to encourage women to immerse themselves in the depths of Christian doctrine.

The Good Portion — God explores what Scripture teaches about God in hopes that readers will see his perfection, worth, magnificence, and beauty as they study his triune nature, infinite attributes, and wondrous works. 

Rebecca also blogs at Out of the Ordinary.


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Theological Term of the Week

That perfection of God whereby he conforms to his own holiness; his attribute of moral purity by which he always thinks and does what is right.

  • From scripture:
    …to declare that the Lord is upright;
    he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him. (Psalm 92:15 ESV)
    What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? Certainly not! (Romans 9:14 NKJV)
  • From A Body of Doctrinal Divinity: Of the Justice or Righteousness of God by John Gill:

Learn more: 

  1. Blue Letter Bible, Don Stewart: Is God Righteous?
  2. Bob Deffinbaugh: The Righteousness of God
  3. Fred Zaspel: Four Aspects of Divine Righteousness
  4. From my attributes of God posts: God’s Righteousness

Do you have a a theological term you’d like to see featured here as a Theological Term of the Week? If you email it to me, I’ll seriously consider using it.

I’m also interested in any suggestions you have for tweaking my definitions or for additional (or better) articles or sermons/lectures for linking. I’ll give you credit and a link back to your blog if I use your suggestion.

Clicking on the Theological Term graphic at the top of this post will take you to a list of all the previous theological terms organized in alphabetical order or by topic.

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