Thematic Bible: The fruit of righteousness


Thematic Bible



Revive me, LORD, for your name's sake. In your righteousness, bring my soul out of trouble.


But now apart from the law, a righteousness of God has been revealed, being testified by the Law and the Prophets; even the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ to all those who believe. For there is no distinction,

Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

But the LORD's loving kindness is from everlasting to everlasting with those who fear him, his righteousness to children's children;

The Mighty One, God, the LORD, speaks, and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting. Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God shines forth. Our God comes, and does not keep silent. A fire devours before him. It is very stormy around him. read more.
He calls to the heavens above, to the earth, that he may judge his people: "Gather my holy ones together to me, those who have made a covenant with me by sacrifice." The heavens shall declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge. Selah.

The LORD has made known his salvation. He has openly shown his righteousness in the sight of the nations.

The mountains melt like wax at the presence of the LORD, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth. The heavens declare his righteousness. All the peoples have seen his glory.

Thus says the LORD, "Keep justice, and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

More than that, I count all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus, my Lord, for whom I suffered the loss of all things, and count them nothing but refuse, that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own, that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;

Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me; declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure; calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man of my counsel from a far country; yes, I have spoken, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed, I will also do it. read more.
Listen to me, you stout-hearted, who are far from righteousness: I bring near my righteousness, it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not wait; and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.

For the LORD has comforted Zion; he has comforted all her waste places, and has made her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody. "Attend to me, my people; and give ear to me, my nation: for a law shall go forth from me, and I will establish my justice for a light of the peoples. My righteousness is near, my salvation is gone forth, and my arms shall judge the peoples; the islands shall wait for me, and on my arm shall they trust. read more.
Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look on the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment; and those who dwell therein shall die in the same way: but my salvation shall be forever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished. "Listen to me, you who know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; do not fear the reproach of men, neither be dismayed at their insults. For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but my righteousness shall be forever, and my salvation to all generations."

The LORD's works are great, pondered by all those who delight in them. His work is honor and majesty. His righteousness endures forever.

TZADE. You are righteous, LORD. Your judgments are upright. You have commanded your statutes in righteousness. They are fully trustworthy. My zeal wears me out, because my enemies ignore your words. read more.
Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. I am small and despised. I do not forget your precepts. Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. Your Law is truth.


The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever. The LORD's ordinances are true, and righteous altogether. More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and the extract of the honeycomb. Moreover by them is your servant warned. In keeping them there is great reward.

TZADE. You are righteous, LORD. Your judgments are upright. You have commanded your statutes in righteousness. They are fully trustworthy.

Doesn't wisdom cry out? Doesn't understanding raise her voice? On the top of high places by the way, where the paths meet, she stands. Beside the gates, at the entry of the city, at the entry doors, she cries aloud: read more.
"To you men, I call. I send my voice to the sons of mankind. You simple, understand prudence. You fools, be of an understanding heart. Hear, for I will speak excellent things. The opening of my lips is for right things. For my mouth speaks truth. Wickedness is an abomination to my lips. All the words of my mouth are in righteousness. There is nothing crooked or perverse in them. They are all plain to him who understands, right to those who find knowledge.

I heard the altar saying, "Yes, Lord God, the Almighty, true and righteous are your judgments."

After these things I heard something like a loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying, "Hallelujah. Salvation, glory, and power belong to our God: for true and righteous are his judgments. For he has judged the great prostitute, who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality, and he has avenged the blood of his servants at her hand."


Commit your way to the LORD. Trust also in him, and he will act. And he will make your righteousness go forth as the light, and your justice as the noonday.

'The LORD has brought forth our righteousness: come, and let us declare in Zion the work of the LORD our God.'

I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation, he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels. For as the earth brings forth its bud, and as the garden causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.





Your wickedness may hurt a man as you are, and your righteousness may profit a son of man.

Righteousness guards the way of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.




What then? Are we better than they? No, in no way. For we previously warned both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin. As it is written, "There is no one righteous; no, not one. There is no one who understands. There is no one who seeks after God. read more.
They have all turned aside. They have together become unprofitable. There is no one who does good, there is not even one."


I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith. From now on, there is stored up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give to me on that day; and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved his appearing.

"To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: "The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life says these things: "I know your afflictions and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews, and they are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. Do not be afraid of the things which you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested; and you will have oppression for ten days. Be faithful to death, and I will give you the crown of life.






Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.


The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but he loves him who follows after righteousness.

He who follows after righteousness and kindness finds life, righteousness, and honor.


For the LORD is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright shall see his face.

For the word of the LORD is right. All his work is done in faithfulness. He loves righteousness and justice. The earth is full of the loving kindness of the LORD.


but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, did not arrive at that law. Why? Because they did not seek it by faith, but as it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone; even as it is written, "Behold, I lay in Zion a stumbling stone and a rock that will make them fall; and no one who believes in him will be put to shame."




But thanks be to God, that, whereas you were bondservants of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching whereunto you were delivered. Being made free from sin, you became bondservants of righteousness.


Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who delights greatly in his commandments. His seed will be mighty in the land. The generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches are in his house. His righteousness endures forever.


He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.






Trust in the LORD forever; for in YAH, the LORD, is an everlasting Rock. For he has brought down those who dwell on high, the lofty city. He lays it low to the ground. He casts it to the dust. The foot shall tread it down; Even the feet of the poor, and the steps of the needy." read more.
The way of the righteous is level. O Just One, you make the path of the righteous smooth. Yes, in the path of your judgments, O LORD, have we waited for you. Your name and your renown are the desire of our soul. With my soul have I desired you in the night. Yes, with my spirit within me will I seek you earnestly; for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.




He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet's reward. He who receives a righteous man because he is a righteous man will receive a righteous man's reward.


The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt. They have done abominable works. There is none who does good. The LORD looked down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there were any who did understand, who did seek after God. They have all gone aside. They have together become corrupt. There is none who does good, no, not one. read more.
Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge, who eat up my people as they eat bread, and do not call on the LORD?


The righteousness of the blameless will direct his way, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.




Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to kindness. Break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek the LORD, until he comes and rains righteousness on you.


For when you were servants of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.


What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, who did not follow after righteousness, attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith;