46 Bible Verses about Doing The Right Thing
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So whoever knows what is good to do and does not do it is guilty of sin.
Do whatever is proper and good before the Lord so that it may go well with you and that you may enter and occupy the good land that he promised your ancestors,
For it is better to suffer for doing good, if God wills it, than for doing evil.
For what credit is it if you sin and are mistreated and endure it? But if you do good and suffer and so endure, this finds favor with God.
For God wants you to silence the ignorance of foolish people by doing good.
So we must not grow weary in doing good, for in due time we will reap, if we do not give up.
For I do not do the good I want, but I do the very evil I do not want!
For we are concerned about what is right not only before the Lord but also before men.
But when you do your giving, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,
You must not do like we are doing here today, with everyone doing what seems best to him,
For it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than, having known it, to turn back from the holy commandment that had been delivered to them.
However, it is good to be sought eagerly for a good purpose at all times, and not only when I am present with you.
For I don't understand what I am doing. For I do not do what I want -- instead, I do what I hate.
He did what the Lord approved, but not with wholehearted devotion.
This is the Lord's work. We consider it amazing!
"They do not know how to do what is right." (The Lord is speaking.) "They store up the spoils of destructive violence in their fortresses.
because you know that each person, whether slave or free, if he does something good, this will be rewarded by the Lord.
Jesus replied, "You do not understand what I am doing now, but you will understand after these things."
All of a person's ways seem right in his own opinion, but the Lord evaluates the motives.
For there is not one truly righteous person on the earth who continually does good and never sins.
but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the best part; it will not be taken away from her."
"And why don't you judge for yourselves what is right?
Then they said to one another, "It's not right what we're doing! This is a day to celebrate, but we haven't told anyone. If we wait until dawn, we'll be punished. So come on, let's go and inform the royal palace."
They repay me evil for the good I have done; though I have tried to do good to them, they hurl accusations at me.
For who is going to harm you if you are devoted to what is good?
But in fact, if you happen to suffer for doing what is right, you are blessed. But do not be terrified of them or be shaken.
Obey with enthusiasm, as though serving the Lord and not people,
But you, brothers and sisters, do not grow weary in doing what is right.
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
"But if a righteous man turns away from his righteousness and practices wrongdoing according to all the abominable practices the wicked carry out, will he live? All his righteous acts will not be remembered; because of the unfaithful acts he has done and the sin he has committed, he will die.
Do not withhold good from those who need it, when you have the ability to help.
For whenever the Gentiles, who do not have the law, do by nature the things required by the law, these who do not have the law are a law to themselves.
During the days of my fleeting life I have seen both of these things: Sometimes a righteous person dies prematurely in spite of his righteousness, and sometimes a wicked person lives long in spite of his evil deeds.
The evildoer must continue to do evil, and the one who is morally filthy must continue to be filthy. The one who is righteous must continue to act righteously, and the one who is holy must continue to be holy."
(for rulers cause no fear for good conduct but for bad). Do you desire not to fear authority? Do good and you will receive its commendation,
So, I find the law that when I want to do good, evil is present with me.
Is it not true that if you do what is right, you will be fine? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at the door. It desires to dominate you, but you must subdue it."
That servant who knew his master's will but did not get ready or do what his master asked will receive a severe beating.
By this the children of God and the children of the devil are revealed: Everyone who does not practice righteousness -- the one who does not love his fellow Christian -- is not of God.
For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For I want to do the good, but I cannot do it.
But examine all things; hold fast to what is good.
"Be careful not to display your righteousness merely to be seen by people. Otherwise you have no reward with your Father in heaven.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord for this is right.
Moses' father-in-law said to him, "What you are doing is not good!
eternal life to those who by perseverance in good works seek glory and honor and immortality,
But Martha was distracted with all the preparations she had to make, so she came up to him and said, "Lord, don't you care that my sister has left me to do all the work alone? Tell her to help me."
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