Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
And he will make your righteousness be seen like the light, and your cause like the shining of the sun.
Light is shining on the lovers of righteousness, and for the upright in heart there is joy.
And your life will be brighter than day; though it is dark, it will become like the morning.
Who among you has the fear of the Lord, giving ear to the voice of his servant who has been walking in the dark and has no light? Let him put his faith in the name of the Lord, looking to his God for support.
And if you give your bread to those in need of it, so that the troubled one may have his desire; then you will have light in the dark, and your night will be as the full light of the sun:
Do not be glad because of my sorrow, O my hater: after my fall I will be lifted up; when I am seated in the dark, the Lord will be a light to me.
But to you who give worship to my name, the sun of righteousness will come up with new life in its wings; and you will go out, playing like young oxen full of food.
I have come as a light into the world, so that no one who has faith in me will go on living in the dark.
He is gracious
Let the Lord be praised. O give praise to the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy is unchanging for ever.
Be full of pity, even as your Father is full of pity.
2 Corinthians 8:8
I am not giving you an order, but using the ready mind of others as a test of the quality of your love.
And be kind to one another, full of pity, having forgiveness for one another, even as God in Christ had forgiveness for you.
Let it then be your desire to be like God, as well-loved children;
As saints of God, then, holy and dearly loved, let your behaviour be marked by pity and mercy, kind feeling, a low opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, and a power of undergoing all things;
For the grace of God has come, giving salvation to all men,
1 John 2:29
If you have knowledge that he is upright, it is clear to you that everyone who does righteousness is his offspring.
1 John 3:7
My little children, let no man take you out of the true way: he who does righteousness is upright, even as he is upright;
For the upright will be living in the land, and the good will have it for their heritage.