Doing The Right Thing
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For what glory is it, if sinning and being buffeted ye shall bear it? but if, doing good and suffering, ye shall bear it, this is acceptable with God.
Because so is the will of God, that by well-doing ye put to silence the ignorance of senseless men;
but let us not lose heart in doing good; for in due time, if we do not faint, we shall reap.
For it were better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known it to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.
knowing that whatever good each shall do, this he shall receive of the Lord, whether bond or free.
And they said one to another, We are not doing right; this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace: if we tarry till the morning light, the iniquity will find us out; and now come, let us go and tell the king's household.
But if also ye should suffer for righteousness' sake, blessed are ye; but be not afraid of their fear, neither be troubled;
To exercise justice and judgment is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.
And when the righteous turneth from his righteousness and practiseth what is wrong, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked doeth, shall he live? None of his righteous acts which he hath done shall be remembered: in his unfaithfulness which he hath wrought, and in his sin which he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thy hand to do it.
Let him that does unrighteously do unrighteously still; and let the filthy make himself filthy still; and let him that is righteous practise righteousness still; and he that is holy, let him be sanctified still.
For rulers are not a terror to a good work, but to an evil one. Dost thou desire then not to be afraid of the authority? practise what is good, and thou shalt have praise from it;
If thou doest well, will not thy countenance look up with confidence? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door; and unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.
In this are manifest the children of God and the children of the devil. Whoever does not practise righteousness is not of God, and he who does not love his brother.
For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, good does not dwell: for to will is there with me, but to do right I find not.
but prove all things, hold fast the right;
Take heed not to do your alms before men to be seen of them, otherwise ye have no reward with your Father who is in the heavens.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is just.
to them who, in patient continuance of good works, seek for glory and honour and incorruptibility, life eternal.
Now Martha was distracted with much serving, and coming up she said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Speak to her therefore that she may help me.