Fruits Of Righteousness
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He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.
O LORD, who may abide in Your tent? Who may dwell on Your holy hill?
Who may ascend into the hill of the LORD? And who may stand in His holy place?
I will set no worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fall away; It shall not fasten its grip on me.
He will not fear evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD.
The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.
The wicked earns deceptive wages, But he who sows righteousness gets a true reward.
And the work of righteousness will be peace, And the service of righteousness, quietness and confidence forever.
He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity, He who rejects unjust gain And shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe; He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed And shuts his eyes from looking upon evil;
"For you will go out with joy And be led forth with peace; The mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts of joy before you, And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.
"Is this not the fast which I choose, To loosen the bonds of wickedness, To undo the bands of the yoke, And to let the oppressed go free And break every yoke?
"Those who have insight will shine brightly like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who lead the many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.
Sow with a view to righteousness, Reap in accordance with kindness; Break up your fallow ground, For it is time to seek the LORD Until He comes to rain righteousness on you.
"He will sit as a smelter and purifier of silver, and He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, so that they may present to the LORD offerings in righteousness.
"But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.
"For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.
Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our abode with him.
"Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me.
I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification.
so that the requirement of the Law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.
Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness;
We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
and have put on the new self who is being renewed to a true knowledge according to the image of the One who created him--
Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.
Does a fountain send out from the same opening both fresh and bitter water?
Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,
By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.
The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him.
And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.
No one who abides in Him sins; no one who sins has seen Him or knows Him.
No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.