I am told that the Chinese character for righteousness is composed of two separate symbols. One is a lamb. And the other is for me.
When the “lamb” is placed directly above “me” it forms a new character, “righteousness.”
This powerful picture reminds me that I cannot attain righteousness by myself, through my good works, or by my own merit. Real righteousness is found only in “the lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world” (Jn 1:29). Continue reading