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,Matthew 22: 10-14
 “…But when the king came in to view the guests, he looked intently at a man there who had on no wedding garment. And he said, Friend, how did you come in here without putting on the[appropriate] wedding garment? And he was speechless (muzzled, gagged). Then the king said to the attendants, Tie him hand and foot, and throw him into the darkness outside; there will be weeping and grinding of teeth.”

The invitation was open to all. The good, as well as the bad, were invited. God does not discriminate on the basis of ‘who’ or ‘what’ or ‘where ‘. But note also that the guest who wasn’t wearing the prescribed wedding gown was kicked out of the wedding reception. The king discriminated only on the basis of the prescribed attire. Again, the appropriate garments were prescribed by the Lord of the wedding. Guests were not allowed to decide on what to wear. What God prescribes and provides qualifies you. We thank God that we have been given and made to put on the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus ( the only prescribed garment provided through the death and resurrection of Jesus)

“…that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ—the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith”  Philippians 3:8-9

Put on the Lord Jesus. Romans 13:14.  Only the righteousness of Jesus qualifies you. You are the righteousness of God in Christ if you have been born again.

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