A man’s steps are established by the Lord,
and He takes pleasure in his way.
A good man produces good things from his storeroom of good, and an evil man produces evil things from his storeroom of evil.
for he was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And large numbers of people were added to the Lord.
as it is written:There is no one righteous, not even one.
Though a righteous man falls seven times,
he will get up,
but the wicked will stumble into ruin.
A good man leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren,
but the sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.
A man’s steps are determined by the Lord,
so how can anyone understand his own way?
which my soul continually searches for but does not find: among a thousand people I have found one true man, but among all these I have not found a true woman.
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
but who can find a trustworthy man?
The little that the righteous man has is better
than the abundance of many wicked people.
Watch the blameless and observe the upright,
for the man of peace will have a future.
Many plans are in a man’s heart,
but the Lord’s decree will prevail.
The good person obtains favor from the Lord,
but He condemns a man who schemes.
There is certainly no righteous man on the earth
who does good and never sins.
1 Timothy 1:8
But we know that the law is good, provided one uses it legitimately.
A man’s heart plans his way,
but the Lord determines his steps.
Then you will find favor and high regard
in the sight of God and man.
For rarely will someone die for a just person—though for a good person perhaps someone might even dare to die.
I know, Lord,
that a man’s way of life is not his own;
no one who walks determines his own steps.
Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper as his complement.”
The one who lives with integrity is righteous;
his children who come after him will be happy.
The Lord is far from the wicked,
but He hears the prayer of the righteous.
Man cannot be made secure by wickedness,
but the root of the righteous is immovable.
2 Timothy 3:17
so that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.
Good will come to a man who lends generously
and conducts his business fairly.
Roam through the streets of Jerusalem.
Look and take note;
search in her squares.
If you find one person,
any who acts justly,
who seeks to be faithful,
then I will forgive her.
He will never be shaken.
The righteous man will be remembered forever.
“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people, to be seen by them. Otherwise, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
The Lord said, “If I find 50 righteous people in the city of Sodom, I will spare the whole place for their sake.”
Taste and see that the Lord is good.
How happy is the man who takes refuge in Him!
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I want you to know that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of Christ.
knowing that whatever good each one does, slave or free, he will receive this back from the Lord.
A righteous man cares about his animal’s health,
but even the merciful acts of the wicked are cruel.
So follow the way of good people,
and keep to the paths of the righteous.
1 Corinthians 7:1
Now in response to the matters you wrote about: “It is good for a man not to have relations with a woman.”
His descendants will be powerful in the land;
the generation of the upright will be blessed.
It is better to take refuge in the Lord
than to trust in man.
The Lord will not let the righteous go hungry,
but He denies the wicked what they crave.
Tell the righteous that it will go well for them,
for they will eat the fruit of their labor.
“Why do you call Me good?” Jesus asked him. “No one is good but One—God.
The righteous one perishes,
and no one takes it to heart;
faithful men are swept away,
with no one realizing
that the righteous one is swept away
from the presence of evil.
A gift opens doors for a man
and brings him before the great.
The righteous one is rescued from trouble;
in his place, the wicked one goes in.
For the choir director: according to Sheminith. A Davidic psalm.Help, Lord, for no faithful one remains;
the loyal have disappeared from the human race.
All a man’s ways seem right to him,
but the Lord evaluates the motives.
Godly people have vanished from the land;
there is no one upright among the people.
All of them wait in ambush to shed blood;
they hunt each other with a net.