Doing The Right Thing
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For what glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you shall take it patiently? but if, when you do well, and suffer for it, you take it patiently, this is commendable with God.
For so is the will of God, that with well doing you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:
And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man does, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
Then they said one to another, We do not well: this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace: if we tarry till the morning light, some mischief will come upon us: now therefore come, that we may go and tell the king's household.
But if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and, Be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
But when the righteous turns away from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, and does according to all the abominations that the wicked man does, shall he live? All his righteousness that he has done shall not be remembered: in his trespass that he has trespassed, and in his sin that he has sinned, in them shall he die.
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.
For when the Gentiles, who have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves:
He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he that is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.
For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Will you then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and you shall have praise of the same:
In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever does not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loves not his brother.
For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwells no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
Test all things; hold fast that which is good.
Take heed that you give not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father who is in heaven.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life:
But Martha was cumbered about with much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me.