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45 Bible Verses about Righteousness

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Luke 5:32

I have not come to call righteous people, but sinners, to repentance."

1 Corinthians 15:34

Come back to your senses as you should, and stop sinning! For some of you I say this to your shame don't fully know God.

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Christ, our example » Conformity to, required in » Righteousness

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Righteousness

Romans 5:16-17

Nor can the free gift be compared to what came through the man who sinned. For the sentence that followed one man's offense resulted in condemnation, but the free gift brought justification, even after many offenses. For if, through one man, death ruled because of that man's offense, how much more will those who receive such overflowing grace and the gift of righteousness rule in life because of one man, Jesus the Messiah!

Hope » Objects of » Righteousness

Jesus Christ » Names of » Righteousness

New Birth » Evidenced by » Righteousness

spiritual Peace » Accompanies » Righteousness

Prayer » Conditions for successful » Righteousness

Righteousness » Promises concerning » Promises to the righteous

Righteousness » Examples of

Luke 1:6

Both of them were righteous before God, having lived blamelessly according to all of the commandments and regulations of the Lord.

Zephaniah 3:13

The survivors of Israel will not practice lawlessness nor tell lies, nor will a deceitful message be found in their mouths, because they will eat and rest, with no one to cause fear."

2 Chronicles 29:2

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, following all of the examples set by his ancestor David.

Righteousness » Encouraged

Hosea 10:12

Sow in righteousness in your own interest, reap in gracious love, break up your own unprepared ground; It is now time to inquire of the LORD, until he comes to pour out righteousness for you.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, your majesty, may my advice be acceptable to you: Stop your sinning, do what's right, and put a stop to your wickedness by showing kindness to the oppressed. Perhaps your tranquility will continue."

Righteousness » Death of seed of » Secured by faith

Galatians 3:24

And so the Law was our guardian until the Messiah came, so that we might be justified by faith.

Romans 5:18

Consequently, just as one offense resulted in condemnation for everyone, so one act of righteousness results in justification and life for everyone.

Righteousness » Of God

Psalm 145:17

The LORD is righteous in all of his ways and graciously loving in all of his activities.

Ezra 9:15

LORD God of Israel, you are just: As a result, we remain here today delivered. Look at us! Because of our sin, we cannot stand in your presence as a result of everything that has happened."

Psalm 48:10

God, according to your name, so is your praise to the ends of the earth. Your right hand is filled with righteousness.

Psalm 65:5

With awesome deeds of justice you will answer us, God our Deliverer; you are the confidence for everyone at the ends of the earth, even for those far away overseas.

Righteousness » Death of seed of » Reward of

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness like clothing; my just decisions were like a robe and a turban.

Psalm 132:16

I will clothe its priests with salvation and its godly ones will shout for joy.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake! Clothe yourself with strength, O Zion! Put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city, for the uncircumcised and the unclean won't enter you.

Zechariah 3:4

So the angel continued to tell those who were standing in his presence, "Remove his filthy clothes." And he told Joshua, "Look how I've removed your iniquity. Now I'm clothing you with fine garments."

More verses: Matthew 22:11 Luke 15:22

Righteousness » Of Christ

Isaiah 59:16

He saw that there was no one, and was appalled that there was no one to intervene; so his own arm brought him victory, and his righteous acts upheld him.

Jeremiah 23:5

"The time is coming," declares the LORD, "when I'll raise up a righteous branch for David. He will be a king who rules wisely, and he will administer justice and righteousness in the land.

More verses: Isaiah 42:6

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Shall never be moved

Proverbs 12:3

A person doesn't gain security by wickedness, but the righteous won't be uprooted.

Psalm 15:2

The one who lives with integrity, who does righteous deeds, and who speaks truth to himself.

Proverbs 10:30

The righteous will never be overthrown, but the wicked will never inhabit the land.

Righteousness » Death of seed of » Sacrifices of

Malachi 3:3

he will sit refining and purifying silver, purifying the descendants of Levi, refining them like gold and silver. Then they'll bring a righteous offering to the LORD.

Psalm 51:19

Then you will be pleased with right sacrifices, with burnt offerings, and with whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar. To the Director: A Davidic instruction about Doeg, the Edomite, when he went to Saul and told him, "David went to the house of Abimelech."

Deuteronomy 33:19

They will call the nations to the mountain, and there they will offer righteous sacrifices, for they'll draw from the abundance of the sea and from the hidden treasures of the sand."

Righteousness » Christ » Shall judge with

Isaiah 11:4

but with righteousness he will judge the needy, and decide with equity for earth's poor. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and the wicked will be killed with the breath of his lips.

Psalm 72:2

May he rule your people with right decisions and your oppressed ones with justice.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are objects of God's watchful care

Job 36:7

He won't stop looking at righteous people; he seats them on thrones with kings forever, and they are exalted.

Proverbs 10:3

The LORD won't cause the righteous to hunger, but he will reject what the wicked crave.

Righteousness » Is obedience to God's law

Luke 1:6

Both of them were righteous before God, having lived blamelessly according to all of the commandments and regulations of the Lord.

Romans 10:5

For Moses writes about the righteousness that comes from the Law as follows: "The person who obeys these things will find life by them."

Righteousness » Saints » Have in Christ

Isaiah 54:17

no weapon that is forged against you will be effective. This is the heritage of the LORD's servants, and their righteousness from me," says the LORD.

Isaiah 45:24

One will say of me, "Only in the LORD are victories and might.' All who raged against him will come to him and will be put to shame.

Righteousness » Promised to the church

Isaiah 32:16

"Then justice will live in the wilderness, and righteousness will dwell in the fertile field.

Isaiah 45:8

"Shout, you skies above, and you clouds, and let righteousness stream down. I am the one who says to the earth, "Let salvation blossom, and let righteousness sprout forth.'

Isaiah 61:11-1

For just as the soil brings forth its shoots, and as a garden makes what is sown within it spring up, so the LORD God will make righteousness and praise spring up before all the nations for Zion's sake." "And I won't remain silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I won't stay quiet, until her vindication shines out like brightness, and her salvation like a burning torch.

Righteousness » Of saints endures forever

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Have their prayers heard

Righteousness » No salvation by works of

Ephesians 2:8-9

For by such grace you have been saved through faith. This does not come from you; it is the gift of God and not the result of actions, to put a stop to all boasting.

Righteousness » The wicked » Slay those who follow

Matthew 23:35

As a result, you will be held accountable for all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of the righteous Abel to the blood of Berechiah's son Zechariah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.

1 John 3:12

Do not be like Cain, who was from the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because what he was doing was evil and his brother's actions were righteous.

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Abiding in Christ

Righteousness » Ministers should » Pray for the fruit of, in their people

Righteousness » Christ » Shall reign in

Isaiah 32:1

"Look, a king will reign in righteousness, and rulers will rule with justice.

Righteousness » By faith

Romans 4:13

For the promise that he would inherit the world did not come to Abraham or to his descendants through the Law, but through the righteousness produced by faith.

Romans 4:9

Now does this blessedness come to the circumcised alone, or also to the uncircumcised? For we say, "Abraham's faith was credited to him as righteousness."

Romans 4:11

Afterward he received the mark of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised. Therefore, he is the ancestor of all who believe while uncircumcised, in order that righteousness may be credited to them.

Righteousness » None, by nature have

Job 15:14

"What is mankind, that he can be blameless? Or does being born of a woman mean he'll be in the right?

Righteousness » The wicked » Do not obey

Righteousness » How many became righteous

Romans 5:17-19

For if, through one man, death ruled because of that man's offense, how much more will those who receive such overflowing grace and the gift of righteousness rule in life because of one man, Jesus the Messiah! Consequently, just as one offense resulted in condemnation for everyone, so one act of righteousness results in justification and life for everyone. For just as through one man's disobedience many people were made sinners, so also through one man's obedience many people will be made righteous.

Hebrews 10:10-14

By God's will we have been sanctified once and for all through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus, the Messiah. Day after day every priest stands and repeatedly offers the same sacrifices that can never take away sins. But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins, "he sat down at the right hand of God." read more.
Since that time, he has been waiting for his enemies to be made a footstool for his feet. For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Without defect

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are abundantly provided for

Matthew 6:25-33

"That's why I'm telling you to stop worrying about your life what you will eat or what you will drink or about your body what you will wear. Life is more than food, isn't it, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds in the sky. They don't plant or harvest or gather food into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. You are more valuable than they are, aren't you? Can any of you add a single hour to the length of your life by worrying? read more.
And why do you worry about clothes? Consider the lilies in the field and how they grow. They don't work or spin yarn, but I tell you that not even Solomon in all of his splendor was clothed like one of them. Now if that is the way God clothes the grass in the field, which is alive today and thrown into an oven tomorrow, won't he clothe you much better you who have little faith? "So don't ever worry by saying, "What are we going to eat?' or "What are we going to drink?' or "What are we going to wear?' because it is the unbelievers who are eager for all those things. Surely your heavenly Father knows that you need all of them! But first be concerned about God's kingdom and his righteousness, and all of these things will be provided for you as well.

Proverbs 13:25

A righteous person eats to his heart's content, but the stomach of the wicked remains hungry.

Righteousness » Ministers should » Follow after

Righteousness » Cannot come by the law

Galatians 3:21

So is the Law in conflict with the promises of God? Of course not! For if a law had been given that could give us life, then certainly righteousness would come through the Law.

Righteousness » Tends to life

Proverbs 11:19

Genuine righteousness leads to life, but whoever pursues evil will die.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Think and desire good

Proverbs 11:23

The desire of the righteous is to seek good, but the hope of the wicked results in wrath.

Righteousness » The wicked » Speak contemptuously against those who follow

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be made still, especially those who speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt.

Matthew 27:39-44

Those who passed by kept insulting him, shaking their heads, and saying, "You who were going to destroy the sanctuary and rebuild it in three days save yourself! If you're the Son of God, come down from the cross!" In the same way the high priests, along with the scribes and elders, were also making fun of him. They kept saying, read more.
"He saved others but can't save himself! He is the king of Israel. Let him come down from the cross now, and we will believe in him. He trusts in God. Let God rescue him, if he wants to do so now. After all, he said, "I am the Son of God.'" In a similar way, the bandits who were being crucified with him kept insulting him.

Righteousness » The throne of kings established by

Proverbs 25:5

Purge the wicked from the king's presence, and his throne will be established in righteousness.

Righteousness » Keep saints in the right way

Proverbs 11:5

The righteousness of the innocent creates a level path, but the wicked fall by their wickedness.

Righteousness » The wicked » Are far from

Isaiah 46:12

"Listen to me, you hard-hearted, you who are far removed from righteousness:

Psalm 119:150

Those who pursue wickedness draw near; they remain far from your instruction.

Righteousness » No justification by works of

Romans 9:31-32

But Israel, who pursued righteousness based on the Law, did not achieve the Law. Why not? Because they did not pursue it on the basis of faith, but as if it were based on achievements. They stumbled over the stone that causes people to stumble.

Righteousness » Brings its own reward

Isaiah 3:10

"Tell the righteous that things will go well, because they will enjoy the fruit of their actions."

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are delivered out of all troubles

Proverbs 11:8

The righteous person is delivered from trouble; it comes upon the wicked instead.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are the excellent of the earth

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Know the secret of the lord

Proverbs 3:32

Indeed, a perverse man is utterly disgusting to the LORD, but he takes the upright into his confidence.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are loved by God

Proverbs 15:9

The lifestyle of the wicked is detestable to the LORD, but he loves those who ardently pursue righteousness.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are enriched

Proverbs 15:6

The righteous house is itself a great treasure, but within the revenue of the wicked calamity is at work.

Righteousness » The wicked » Though favored, will not learn

Isaiah 26:10

If favor is shown to the wicked, they don't learn righteousness; even in a land of uprightness they act perversely and do not perceive the majesty of the LORD.

Psalm 106:43

He delivered them many times, but they demonstrated rebellion by their evil plans; therefore they sunk deep in their sins.

Righteousness » Saints » Characterized by

Genesis 18:25

Far be it from you to do such a thing to kill the righteous along with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike! The Judge of all the earth will do what is right, won't he?"

Psalm 1:5-6

Therefore the wicked will not escape judgment, nor will sinners have a place in the assembly of the righteous. For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will be destroyed.

Righteousness » Christ » Shall execute

Psalm 99:4

A mighty king who loves justice, you have established fairness. You have exercised justice and righteousness over Jacob.

Righteousness » Promised to saints

Isaiah 60:21

Then your people will all be righteous; They'll possess the land forever. They are the shoot that the LORD planted, the works of his hands, so that I might be glorified.

Righteousness » Saints » Are servants of

Romans 6:16

Don't you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?

Righteousness » Saints » Should live in

Righteousness » Saints » Have, imputed

Romans 4:11

Afterward he received the mark of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised. Therefore, he is the ancestor of all who believe while uncircumcised, in order that righteousness may be credited to them.

Romans 4:22

This is why "it was credited to him as righteousness."

Righteousness » Christ » Loves

Righteousness » Saints » Do

1 John 3:7

Little children, don't let anyone deceive you. The person who practices righteousness is righteous, just as the Messiah is righteous.

Righteousness » Saints » Offer the sacrifice of

Psalm 51:19

Then you will be pleased with right sacrifices, with burnt offerings, and with whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar. To the Director: A Davidic instruction about Doeg, the Edomite, when he went to Saul and told him, "David went to the house of Abimelech."

Righteousness » Garment of

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness like clothing; my just decisions were like a robe and a turban.

Matthew 22:11-14

"When the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes. He asked him, "Friend, how did you get in here without wedding clothes?' But the man was speechless. Then the king told his servants, "Tie his hands and feet, and throw him into the darkness outside!' In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, read more.
because many are invited, but few are chosen."

Righteousness » Unregenerate man seeks justification by works of

Romans 10:3

For they are ignorant of the righteousness that comes from God while they try to establish their own, and they have not submitted to God's means to attain righteousness.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are heard by God

Righteousness » The wicked » Leave off

Psalm 36:3

The words from his mouth are vain and deceptive. He has abandoned behaving wisely and doing good.

Amos 5:7

Those of you who are making justice taste bitter, and who have thrown righteousness to the ground:

Righteousness » The wicked » Should awake to

1 Corinthians 15:34

Come back to your senses as you should, and stop sinning! For some of you I say this to your shame don't fully know God.

Righteousness » Awaking to righteousness

1 Corinthians 15:34

Come back to your senses as you should, and stop sinning! For some of you I say this to your shame don't fully know God.

Righteousness » Christ » Is made unto his people

Righteousness » Counted (regarded) for the sake of obedience

Righteousness » Symbolized

Ezekiel 47:12

Lining each side of the river banks, all sorts of species of fruit trees will be growing. Their leaves will never wither and their fruit will never fail. They will bear fruit every month, because the water that nourishes them will be flowing from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food and their leaves will contain substances that promote healing."

Revelation 22:2

Between the city street and the river, the tree of life was visible from each side. It produced twelve kinds of fruit, each month having its own fruit. The leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.

Righteousness » Has no fellowship with unrighteousness

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be armed with

Righteousness » Fruits of » Varieties

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.

Righteousness » Saints » Put no trust in their own

Philippians 3:6-8

As for my zeal, I was a persecutor of the church. As far as righteousness in the Law is concerned, I was blameless. But whatever things were assets to me, these I now consider a loss for the sake of the Messiah. What is more, I continue to consider all these things to be a loss for the sake of what is far more valuable, knowing the Messiah Jesus, my Lord. It is because of him that I have experienced the loss of all those things. Indeed, I consider them rubbish in order to gain the Messiah

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Dwell in security

Isaiah 33:15-16

The one who walks righteously and has spoken sincere words, who rejects gain from extortion and waves his hand, rejecting bribes, who blocks his ears from hearing plots of murder and shuts his eyes against seeing evil this is the one who will live on the heights; his refuge will be a mountain fortress. His food will be supplied, and his water will be guaranteed.

Righteousness » The blessing of God is not to be attributed to our works of

Deuteronomy 9:5

On the contrary, it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the LORD is dispossessing them before you to confirm what the LORD promised by an oath to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Righteousness » Judgment should be executed in

Leviticus 19:15

"You are not to be unjust in deciding a case. You are not to show partiality to the poor or honor the great. Instead, decide the case of your neighbor with righteousness."

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Find it with life and honor

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Have their desires granted

Proverbs 10:24

What the wicked fears will come about, but the longing of the righteous will be granted.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Shall flourish as a branch

Righteousness » Exemplified » David

2 Samuel 22:21

The LORD dealt with me according to my righteousness, rewarding me according to the degree of my innocence,

Righteousness » Fruits of » Produced » In life

Psalm 92:13-14

Planted in the LORD's Temple, they will flourish in the courtyard of our God. They will still bear fruit even in old age; they will be luxuriant and green.

Righteousness » Saints » Should have on the breast-plate of

Righteousness » Saints » Are renewed in

Righteousness » Is a crown of glory to the aged

Righteousness » The scriptures instruct in

Righteousness » Nations exalted by

Righteousness » Fruits of » Perennial

Ezekiel 47:12

Lining each side of the river banks, all sorts of species of fruit trees will be growing. Their leaves will never wither and their fruit will never fail. They will bear fruit every month, because the water that nourishes them will be flowing from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food and their leaves will contain substances that promote healing."

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Spiritual receptivity

Matthew 13:23

But as for what was sown on good soil, this is the person who hears the word, understands it, and produces a crop that yields 100, 60, or 30 times what was sown."

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are bold as a lion

Righteousness » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 30:33

In the future, you'll be able to verify my honesty because, when you come to check what I've earned, if you find a goat that's not speckled or spotted or a sheep that's not black, then it will have been stolen by me."

Righteousness » The wicked » Vainly wish to die as those who follow

Numbers 23:10

Who can count the dust of Jacob? Who can number the dust of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous, and may I end up like him."

Righteousness » Saints » Shall receive a crown of

Righteousness » Saints » Wait for the hope of

Righteousness » Saints » Work, by faith

Hebrews 11:33

Through faith they conquered kingdoms, administered justice, received promises, shut the mouths of lions,

Righteousness » Saints » Should seek

Zephaniah 2:3

seek the LORD, all you humble people of the land, who do what he commands. Seek righteousness! Seek humility! Maybe you will be protected in the Day of the LORD's anger."

Righteousness » fruit of the Spirit

Righteousness » Chastisements yield the fruit of

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Being persecuted for

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Suffering for

Righteousness » Exemplified » Abel

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain did, and by faith he was declared to be righteous, since God himself accepted his offerings. And by faith he continues to speak, even though he is dead.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Grown » Good ground,

Matthew 13:8

But other seeds fell on good soil and produced a crop, some 100, some 60, and some 30 times what was sown.

Righteousness » Saints » Are covered with the robe of

Righteousness » Christ » Put on, as breast-plate

Isaiah 59:17

He put on righteousness like a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation on his head; he put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and wrapped himself in fury like a cloak.

Righteousness » Christ » Was sustained by

Isaiah 59:16

He saw that there was no one, and was appalled that there was no one to intervene; so his own arm brought him victory, and his righteous acts upheld him.

Righteousness » Christ » Fulfilled all

Matthew 3:15

But Jesus answered him, "Let it be this way for now, because this is the proper way for us to fulfill all righteousness."

Righteousness » The effect of, shall be quietness and assurance for ever

Righteousness » The work of, shall be peace

Righteousness » The kingdom of God is

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are never forsaken by God

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Shall be ever remembered

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be preachers of

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be clothed with

Psalm 132:9

May your priests be clothed with righteousness and may your godly ones shout for joy.

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Hungering and thirsting after

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Turning others to

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Doing

Righteousness » The wicked » Should break off their sins by

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, your majesty, may my advice be acceptable to you: Stop your sinning, do what's right, and put a stop to your wickedness by showing kindness to the oppressed. Perhaps your tranquility will continue."

Righteousness » The wicked » Should sow to themselves in

Hosea 10:12

Sow in righteousness in your own interest, reap in gracious love, break up your own unprepared ground; It is now time to inquire of the LORD, until he comes to pour out righteousness for you.

Righteousness » The wicked » Make mention of God, not it

Isaiah 48:1

"Listen to this, house of Jacob, you who are called by the name of Israel, and who have come forth from Judah's loins; you who swear oaths in the name of the LORD and invoke the God of Israel but not in truth, nor in good faith.

Righteousness » The wicked » Hate those who follow

Righteousness » The wicked » Follow not after

Romans 9:30

What can we say, then? Gentiles, who were not pursuing righteousness, have attained righteousness, a righteousness that comes through faith.

Righteousness » The wicked » Are free from

Romans 6:20

For when you were slaves of sin, you were "free" as far as righteousness was concerned.

Righteousness » The wicked » Do not

Righteousness » Saints » Should yield their members servants to

Romans 6:19

I am speaking in simple terms because of the frailty of your human nature. Just as you once offered the parts of your body as slaves to impurity and to greater and greater disobedience, so now, in the same way, you must offer the parts of your body as slaves to righteousness that leads to sanctification.

Righteousness » Saints » Count their own, as filthy rags

Righteousness » Christ » Has brought in everlasting

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks have been decreed concerning your people and your holy city: to restrain transgression, to put an end to sin, to make atonement for lawlessness, to establish everlasting righteousness, to conclude vision and prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy Place.

Righteousness » Christ » Is the end of the law for

Righteousness » Saints » Hunger and thirst after

Righteousness » Saints » Shall see God's face in

Psalm 17:15

But as for me, justified, I will behold your face; when I awake, your presence will satisfy me. To the Director: By the servant of the LORD, David, who spoke the words of this song to the LORD on the day when the LORD delivered him from the hands of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul.

Righteousness » Saints » Pray for the spirit of

Righteousness » Christ » Was girt with

Righteousness » Christ » Is the son of

Righteousness » Saints » Know

Isaiah 51:7

Listen to me, you who know righteousness, you people who have my instruction in their hearts. Don't fear the insults of mortals, and don't be dismayed at their hateful words.

Righteousness » Saints » Should yield their members as instruments of

Romans 6:13

Stop offering the parts of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness. Instead, offer yourselves to God as people who have been brought from death to life and the parts of your body as instruments of righteousness to God.

Righteousness » Saints » Walk before God in

Righteousness » Saints » Follow after

Isaiah 51:1

"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the LORD! Look to the rock from which you were cut, to the quarry from which you were hewn.

Righteousness » Judgments designed to lead to

Isaiah 26:9

My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me searches for you. For when your judgments come upon the earth, the world's inhabitants learn righteousness.

Righteousness » Shall be glad in the lord

Psalm 64:10

The righteous rejoiced in the LORD, because they had fled to him for refuge. Let all the upright in heart exult. To the Director: A song. Lyrics by David.

Righteousness » An evidence of the new birth

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Death of the old life

John 12:24

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone. But if it dies, it produces a lot of grain.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are accepted with God

Acts 10:35

Indeed, whoever fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him in any nation.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are tried by God

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are blessed by God

Psalm 5:12

Indeed, you will bless the righteous one, LORD, like a large shield, you will surround him with favor. To the Director: With stringed instruments. On an eight-stringed harp. A Davidic Psalm

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are righteous

1 John 3:7

Little children, don't let anyone deceive you. The person who practices righteousness is righteous, just as the Messiah is righteous.

Righteousness » Ministers should » Reason of

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Having imputed, without works

Romans 4:6

Likewise, David also speaks of the blessedness of the person whom God regards as righteous apart from actions:

Righteousness » The wicked » Love lying rather than

Psalm 52:3

You love evil rather than good, falsehood rather than speaking uprightly. Interlude

Righteousness » The wicked » Are enemies of

Acts 13:10

and said, "You're full of every form of deception and trickery, you son of the Devil, you enemy of all that is right! You'll never stop perverting the straight ways of the Lord, will you?

Righteousness » Fruits of » Product of » Heavenly wisdom

Righteousness » Saints » Are led in the paths of

Righteousness » Saints » Receive, from God

Psalm 24:5

This person will receive blessing from the LORD and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

Righteousness » Christ » Preached

Psalm 40:9

In the great congregation I have proclaimed the righteous good news. Behold, I did not seal my lips, LORD, as you know.

Righteousness » Righteousness belonging to the lord

Daniel 9:7

"To you, Lord, belongs righteousness, but to us, open humiliation even to this day, to the men of Judah, the residents of Jerusalem, and to all Israel, both those who are nearby and those who are far away in all the lands to which you drove them because of their unfaithful acts that they committed against you.

Righteousness » God looks for

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah are the garden in which he delights. He looked for justice, but saw only bloodshed; he searched for righteousness, but heard only an outcry!

Righteousness » God loves

Psalm 11:7

Indeed, the LORD is righteous; he loves righteousness; the upright will see him face-to-face. To the Director: On an eight stringed harp. A Davidic Psalm.

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Contact with living water

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Chastening, or pruning

Righteousness » Saints » Should serve God in

Luke 1:75

and be holy and righteous before him all of our days.

Righteousness » Saints » Put on

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness like clothing; my just decisions were like a robe and a turban.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Shall hold on their way

Job 17:9

But the righteous person will hold to his way, and those with clean hands will grow stronger and stronger."

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are exalted by God

Job 36:7

He won't stop looking at righteous people; he seats them on thrones with kings forever, and they are exalted.

Righteousness » Not letting your righteousness go

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Righteousness

Psalm 51:19

Then you will be pleased with right sacrifices, with burnt offerings, and with whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar. To the Director: A Davidic instruction about Doeg, the Edomite, when he went to Saul and told him, "David went to the house of Abimelech."

Topics on Righteousness

Clothed With Righteousness

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness like clothing; my just decisions were like a robe and a turban.

Distinctives Of Righteousness

Proverbs 11:10

The city rejoices when the righteous prosper, and when the wicked perish there is jubilation.

Righteousness Of Christ

Isaiah 53:11

Out of the suffering of his soul he will see light and find satisfaction. And through his knowledge his servant, the righteous one, will make many righteous, and he will bear their iniquities.

Self Righteousness, Nature Of

Romans 10:3

For they are ignorant of the righteousness that comes from God while they try to establish their own, and they have not submitted to God's means to attain righteousness.

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