Justice, In Believers' Lives
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For when Gentiles who do not have the Law do instinctively the things of the Law, these, not having the Law, are a law to themselves,
"Did he not himself say to me, 'She is my sister'? And she herself said, 'He is my brother ' In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands I have done this."
Then God spoke all these words, saying,
"Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one!
"You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth.
'I am the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.
And He said to him, " 'YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND.'
"Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."
But we know that the Law is good, if one uses it lawfully,
For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "BUT THE RIGHTEOUS man SHALL LIVE BY FAITH."
"Behold, as for the proud one, His soul is not right within him; But the righteous will live by his faith.
Then he believed in the LORD; and He reckoned it to him as righteousness.
But now apart from the Law the righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets,
but for our sake also, to whom it will be credited, as those who believe in Him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead,
Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,
"Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart."
I have inherited Your testimonies forever, For they are the joy of my heart.
"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.
"Listen, for I will speak noble things; And the opening of my lips will reveal right things.
Therefore, laying aside falsehood, SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.
For, "THE ONE WHO DESIRES LIFE, TO LOVE AND SEE GOOD DAYS, MUST KEEP HIS TONGUE FROM EVIL AND HIS LIPS FROM SPEAKING DECEIT.
He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?
To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.
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;
"In view of this, I also do my best to maintain always a blameless conscience both before God and before men.
The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, fearing God and turning away from evil."
God said to him, "Because you have asked this thing and have not asked for yourself long life, nor have asked riches for yourself, nor have you asked for the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself discernment to understand justice,
And a man named Joseph, who was a member of the Council, a good and righteous man
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.
"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.
After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;
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