Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.
1 John 2:1
(My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin.) But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous One,
1 John 3:5
And you know that Jesus was revealed to take away sins, and in him there is no sin.
Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king is coming to you: he is legitimate and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey -- on a young donkey, the foal of a female donkey.
But you rejected the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a man who was a murderer be released to you.
Then he said, 'The God of our ancestors has already chosen you to know his will, to see the Righteous One, and to hear a command from his mouth,
2 Corinthians 5:21
God made the one who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that in him we would become the righteousness of God.
but of the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, and a righteous scepter is the scepter of your kingdom.
To him also Abraham apportioned a tithe of everything. His name first means king of righteousness, then king of Salem, that is, king of peace.
1 Peter 3:18
Because Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, to bring you to God, by being put to death in the flesh but by being made alive in the spirit.
1 John 3:7
Little children, let no one deceive you: The one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as Jesus is righteous.
But there is little hope for you ever doing good, you who are so accustomed to doing evil. Can an Ethiopian change the color of his skin? Can a leopard remove its spots?
You will recognize them by their fruit. Grapes are not gathered from thorns or figs from thistles, are they?
but in every nation the person who fears him and does what is right is welcomed before him.
It trains us to reject godless ways and worldly desires and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age,
1 John 3:9
Everyone who has been fathered by God does not practice sin, because God's seed resides in him, and thus he is not able to sin, because he has been fathered by God.
1 John 4:7
Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been fathered by God and knows God.
1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been fathered by God, and everyone who loves the father loves the child fathered by him.
-- children not born by human parents or by human desire or a husband's decision, but by God.
Jesus replied, "I tell you the solemn truth, unless a person is born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God."
By his sovereign plan he gave us birth through the message of truth, that we would be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he gave us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
2 Peter 1:4
Through these things he has bestowed on us his precious and most magnificent promises, so that by means of what was promised you may become partakers of the divine nature, after escaping the worldly corruption that is produced by evil desire.
In the path of righteousness there is life, but another path leads to death.