Are all our righteous acts like filthy rags?
(Is. 64:6, NIV)
One of the most misused, misquoted, and misunderstood Scriptures in the Bible comes from Isaiah 64:6, where Isaiah writes, “All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags …” (NIV).
- 1. They shouldn’t be!
- 2. Where might misunderstandings of Isaiah 64:6 have also come from?
- 3. Can we not sin? Can we be perfect? Can our deeds be pleasing to God?
- 4. What if we do sin?