The mens' group at the church I attend had at least one man attend the “Band of Brothers” boot camp. He in turn began to get others excited about it. Many of us have decided that they wanted more and we have chosen to stop playing church and be the church God called us to be. More, seems to have come through the author John Eldredge.
Rom 3:21 But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify.
But now a righteousness from God,
Righteousness - The general usage, according to Webster's, is conformity to a standard.
Whose standard? God's. Is it possible for man to uphold God's standard? Nope, never has been, never will, not while we are living on this earth.
This is meant to be lite hearted, and make you think at the same time.
While we may not definitive answers for everything I believe that God fully intended for the answers to be found.
Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, "I have gotten a man with the help of the LORD." And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground.
(Genesis 4:1-2 ESV)