46 Bible Verses about Doing The Right Thing
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To him therefore who knows to do good, and doesn't do it, to him it is sin.
You shall do that which is right and good in the sight of Yahweh; that it may be well with you, and that you may go in and possess the good land which Yahweh swore to your fathers,
For it is better, if it is God's will, that you suffer for doing well than for doing evil.
For what glory is it if, when you sin, you patiently endure beating? But if, when you do well, you patiently endure suffering, this is commendable with God.
For this is the will of God, that by well-doing you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:
Let us not be weary in doing good, for we will reap in due season, if we don't give up.
For the good which I desire, I don't do; but the evil which I don't desire, that I practice.
Having regard for honorable things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.
But when you do merciful deeds, don't let your left hand know what your right hand does,
You shall not do after all the things that we do here this day, every man whatever is right in his own eyes;
For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.
But it is always good to be zealous in a good cause, and not only when I am present with you.
For I don't know what I am doing. For I don't practice what I desire to do; but what I hate, that I do.
He did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh, but not with a perfect heart.
This is Yahweh's doing. It is marvelous in our eyes.
"Indeed they don't know to do right," says Yahweh, "Who hoard plunder and loot in their palaces."
knowing that whatever good thing each one does, he will receive the same again from the Lord, whether he is bound or free.
Jesus answered him, "You don't know what I am doing now, but you will understand later."
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but Yahweh weighs the hearts.
Surely there is not a righteous man on earth, who does good and doesn't sin.
but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the good part, which will not be taken away from her."
Why don't you judge for yourselves what is right?
Then they said one to another, "We aren't doing right. This day is a day of good news, and we keep silent. If we wait until the morning light, punishment will overtake us. Now therefore come, let us go and tell the king's household."
They who also render evil for good are adversaries to me, because I follow what is good.
Now who is he who will harm you, if you become imitators of that which is good?
But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you are blessed. "Don't fear what they fear, neither be troubled."
with good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men;
But you, brothers, don't be weary in doing well.
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Yahweh 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? None of his righteous deeds that he has done shall be remembered: in his trespass that he has trespassed, and in his sin that he has sinned, in them shall he die.
Don't withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.
(for when Gentiles who don't have the law do by nature the things of the law, these, not having the law, are a law to themselves,
All this have I seen in my days of vanity: there is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who lives long in his evildoing.
He who acts unjustly, let him act unjustly still. He who is filthy, let him be filthy still. He who is righteous, let him do righteousness still. He who is holy, let him be holy still."
For rulers are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. Do you desire to have no fear of the authority? Do that which is good, and you will have praise from the same,
I find then the law, that, to me, while I desire to do good, evil is present.
If you do well, will it not be lifted up? If you don't do well, sin crouches at the door. Its desire is for you, but you are to rule over it."
That servant, who knew his lord's will, and didn't prepare, nor do what he wanted, will be beaten with many stripes,
In this the children of God are revealed, and the children of the devil. Whoever doesn't do righteousness is not of God, neither is he who doesn't love his brother.
For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwells no good thing. For desire is present with me, but I don't find it doing that which is good.
Test all things, and hold firmly that which is good.
"Be careful that you don't do your charitable giving before men, to be seen by them, or else you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Moses' father-in-law said to him, "The thing that you do is not good.
to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory, honor, and incorruptibility, eternal life;
But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she came up to him, and said, "Lord, don't you care that my sister left me to serve alone? Ask her therefore to help me."
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