Justice, In Believers' Lives
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For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves:
Said he not unto me, She is my sister? and she, even she herself said, He is my brother: in the integrity of my heart and innocency of my hands have I done this.
And God spake all these words, saying,
Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:
Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:
I am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.
Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.
What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet.
But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully;
For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.
But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
But for us also, to whom it shall be imputed, if we believe on him that raised up Jesus our Lord from the dead;
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:
Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye 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 unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.
Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
Hear; for I will speak of excellent things; and the opening of my lips shall be right things.
Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.
For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;
And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men.
And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?
And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies; but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern judgment;
And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counseller; and he was a good man, and a just:
Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.
After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
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