So it is a sin for the person who knows to do what is good and doesn’t do it.
Do what is right and good in the Lord’s sight, so that you may prosper and so that you may enter and possess the good land the Lord your God swore to give your fathers,
1 Peter 3:17
For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God’s will, than for doing evil.
1 Peter 2:20
For what credit is there if you sin and are punished, and you endure it? But when you do what is good and suffer, if you endure it, this brings favor with God.
1 Peter 2:15
For it is God’s will that you silence the ignorance of foolish people by doing good.
So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up.
For I do not do the good that I want to do, but I practice the evil that I do not want to do.
2 Corinthians 8:21
For we are making provision for what is right, not only before the Lord but also before men.
But when you give to the poor, don’t let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,
“You are not to do as we are doing here today; everyone is doing whatever seems right in his own eyes.
2 Peter 2:21
For it would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy command delivered to them.
Now it is always good to be enthusiastic about good—and not just when I am with you.
For I do not understand what I am doing, because I do not practice what I want to do, but I do what I hate.
This came from the Lord;
it is wonderful in our eyes.
The people are incapable of doing right—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
those who store up violence and destruction
in their citadels.
knowing that whatever good each one does, slave or free, he will receive this back from the Lord.
Jesus answered him, “What I’m doing you don’t understand now, but afterward you will know.”
All a man’s ways seem right to him,
but the Lord evaluates the motives.
There is certainly no righteous man on the earth
who does good and never sins.
but one thing is necessary. Mary has made the right choice, and it will not be taken away from her.”
“Why don’t you judge for yourselves what is right?
2 Kings 7:9
Then they said to each other, “We’re not doing what is right. Today is a day of good news. If we are silent and wait until morning light, our sin will catch up with us. Let’s go tell the king’s household.”
Those who repay evil for good
attack me for pursuing good.
1 Peter 3:13
And who will harm you if you are deeply committed to what is good?
1 Peter 3:14
But even if you should suffer for righteousness, you are blessed. Do not fear what they fear or be disturbed,
Serve with a good attitude, as to the Lord and not to men,
Doing what is righteous and just
is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
But when a righteous person turns from his righteousness and practices iniquity, committing the same detestable acts that the wicked do, will he live? None of the righteous acts he did will be remembered. He will die because of the treachery he has engaged in and the sin he has committed.
When it is in your power,
don’t withhold good from the one it belongs to.
So, when Gentiles, who do not have the law, instinctively do what the law demands, they are a law to themselves even though they do not have the law.
In my futile life I have seen everything: there is a righteous man who perishes in spite of his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who lives long in spite of his evil.
Let the unrighteous go on in unrighteousness; let the filthy go on being made filthy; let the righteous go on in righteousness; and let the holy go on being made holy.”
For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have its approval.
So I discover this principle: When I want to do what is good, evil is with me.
If you do what is right, won’t you be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must rule over it.”
And that slave who knew his master’s will and didn’t prepare himself or do it will be severely beaten.
1 John 3:10
This is how God’s children—and the Devil’s children—are made evident.The Command to Love Whoever does not do what is right is not of God, especially the one who does not love his brother.
For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For the desire to do what is good is with me, but there is no ability to do it.
“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.
Children, obey your parents as you would the Lord, because this is right.
“What you’re doing is not good,” Moses’ father-in-law said to him.
eternal life to those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor, and immortality;
But Martha was distracted by her many tasks, and she came up and asked, “Lord, don’t You care that my sister has left me to serve alone? So tell her to give me a hand.”