12 Bible Verses about Pursuing Good
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Turn away from evil and do what is right! Strive for peace and promote it!
But keep away from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace, in company with others who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
The one who pursues righteousness and love finds life, bounty, and honor.
"Listen to me, you who pursue godliness, who seek the Lord! Look at the rock from which you were chiseled, at the quarry from which you were dug!
And he must turn away from evil and do good; he must seek peace and pursue it.
Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness, for without it no one will see the Lord.
What shall we say then? -- that the Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness obtained it, that is, a righteousness that is by faith,
but Israel even though pursuing a law of righteousness did not attain it.
So then, let us pursue what makes for peace and for building up one another.
Not that I have already attained this -- that is, I have not already been perfected -- but I strive to lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus also laid hold of me.
with this goal in mind, I strive toward the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
But you, as a person dedicated to God, keep away from all that. Instead pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, endurance, and gentleness.