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Theasaurus: Righteousness

45 Bible Verses about Righteousness

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Luke 5:32

I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Ecclesiastes 7:16

Do not be too legalistic; neither make thyself over wise in thine own eyes: why should thou destroy thyself?

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

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Righteousness

Romans 5:16-17

Nor was it in the same manner as by one sin, likewise also the gift; for the judgment truly came of one sin unto condemnation, but grace came of many offenses unto justification. For if by one offense, death reigned because of one man; much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of gifts and of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus the Christ.

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

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord, blameless.

Zephaniah 3:13

The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth, for they shall be fed and lie down, and no one shall make them afraid.

2 Chronicles 29:2

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that David, his father, had done.

Righteousness » Encouraged

Hosea 10:12

Sow yourselves unto righteousness, reap yourselves unto mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is the time to seek the LORD until he comes and teaches you righteousness.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, approve my counsel and redeem thy sins with righteousness and thine iniquities with mercies unto the poor: behold the medicine for thy sin.

Righteousness » Death of seed of » Secured by faith

Galatians 3:24

Therefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Romans 5:18

Therefore, in the same manner that by the iniquity of one guilt came upon all men unto condemnation, even so by the righteousness of one, grace came upon all men unto justification of life.

Righteousness » Of God

Psalm 145:17

Tzaddi The LORD is righteous in all his ways and merciful in all his works.

Ezra 9:15

O LORD God of Israel, thou art righteous; for we have an escape, as it is this day, behold us here, before thee in our guiltiness; for we cannot stand before thee because of this.

Psalm 48:10

According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth; thy right hand is full of righteousness.

Psalm 65:5

With tremendous things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our saving health, who art the hope of all the ends of the earth and of those that are afar off upon the sea:

Righteousness » Death of seed of » Reward of

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me as a robe; and my diadem was judgment.

Psalm 132:16

I will also clothe her priests with saving health, and her merciful ones shall shout aloud for joy.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for from now on the uncircumcised and the unclean shall no longer come into thee.

Zechariah 3:4

And the angel answered and spoke unto those that stood before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from him. And unto him he said, Behold, I have caused thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I have caused thee to be clothed with new raiment.

More verses: Matthew 22:11 Luke 15:22

Righteousness » Of Christ

Isaiah 59:16

And he saw that there was no man and wondered that there was no intercessor; therefore his arm brought salvation unto him, and his righteous ness, it sustained him.

Jeremiah 23:5

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper and shall execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.

More verses: Isaiah 42:6

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

Proverbs 12:3

Man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Psalm 15:2

He that walks in integrity and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart.

Proverbs 10:30

The righteous eternally shall never be removed, but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.

Righteousness » Death of seed of » Sacrifices of

Malachi 3:3

And he shall sit to refine and to purify the silver: for he shall purify the sons of Levi and purge them as gold and silver that they may offer unto the LORD an offering in righteousness.

Psalm 51:19

Then thou shalt be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, the burnt offering, the offering that has been totally consumed by the fire; then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.

Deuteronomy 33:19

They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness; therefore they shall suck the abundance of the seas and hidden treasures of the sand.

Righteousness » Christ » Shall judge with

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness shall he judge the poor and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth; and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the spirit of his lips he shall slay the wicked.

Psalm 72:2

He shall judge thy people with righteousness and thy poor with judgment.

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

Job 36:7

He shall not withdraw his eyes from the righteous; but with kings he shall place them on the throne for ever, and they shall be exalted.

Proverbs 10:3

The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish, but wickedness shall cast out the wicked.

Righteousness » Is obedience to God's law

Luke 1:6

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord, blameless.

Romans 10:5

For Moses describes the righteousness which is by the law, That the man who does those things shall live by them.

Righteousness » Saints » Have in Christ

Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the slaves of the LORD, and their justice from me, said the LORD.

Isaiah 45:24

And unto me he shall say, Surely in the LORD is the righteousness and the strength; until he shall come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.

Righteousness » Promised to the church

Isaiah 32:16

Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness shall remain in the fruitful field.

Isaiah 45:8

Release, ye heavens, from above, and the clouds shall pour down righteous ness; let the earth open up, and let salvation and righteousness bear their fruit; let them produce fruit together; I the LORD have created it.

Isaiah 61:11-1

For as the earth brings forth her shoot and as the garden causes her seed to spring forth so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the Gentiles. For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace; and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest until her righteousness goes forth as brightness and her saving health is lit as a flaming torch.

Righteousness » Of saints endures forever

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

Psalm 34:17

Pe The righteous cried out, and the LORD heard and delivered them out of all their troubles.

Righteousness » No salvation by works of

Ephesians 2:8-9

For by grace are ye saved through faith and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God, Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Righteousness » The wicked » Slay those who follow

Matthew 23:35

that upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye murdered between the temple and the altar.

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

Behold, one king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall preside unto judgment.

Righteousness » By faith

Romans 4:13

For the promise that he should be the heir of the world was not to Abraham or to his seed through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:9

Is this blessedness, therefore, only upon the circumcision or also upon the uncircumcision? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham as righteousness.

Romans 4:11

And he received the circumcision as a sign, as a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had, yet being uncircumcised, that he might be the father of all the uncircumcised believers, that it might be counted unto them also as righteousness,

Righteousness » None, by nature have

Righteousness » The wicked » Do not obey

Righteousness » How many became righteous

Romans 5:17-19

For if by one offense, death reigned because of one man; much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of gifts and of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus the Christ. Therefore, in the same manner that by the iniquity of one guilt came upon all men unto condemnation, even so by the righteousness of one, grace came upon all men unto justification of life. For as by one man's disobedience, many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.

Hebrews 10:10-14

In this will, we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus, the Christ, once for all. And so every priest stands daily ministering and offering many times the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins, but this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, is seated at the right hand of God, read more.
waiting for that which follows, that is, until his enemies are made his footstool. For by one offering he has perfected for ever those that are sanctified.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Without defect

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

Matthew 6:25-33

Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink, nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than food, and the body than raiment? Behold the fowls of the air, for they sow not, neither do they reap nor gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are ye not much better than they? Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? read more.
And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin; and yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Therefore, if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is and tomorrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, With what shall we be clothed? For the Gentiles seek after all these things.) For your heavenly Father knows that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous eats until his soul is satisfied, but the belly of the wicked shall lack.

Righteousness » Ministers should » Follow after

Righteousness » Cannot come by the law

Galatians 3:21

Is the law then against the promises of God? No, in no wise, for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.

Righteousness » Tends to life

Proverbs 11:19

As righteousness is unto life, so he that pursues evil pursues it unto his own death.

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

Proverbs 11:23

The desire of the righteous is only good, but the hope of the wicked is wrath.

Righteousness » The wicked » Speak contemptuously against those who follow

Matthew 27:39-44

And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads and saying, Thou that wouldst destroy the temple and build it in three days, save thyself. If thou art the Son of God, come down from the cross . Likewise also the princes of the priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said, read more.
He saved others; he cannot save himself. If he is the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross , and we will believe him. He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him, for he said, I am the Son of God. The thieves also, who were crucified with him, reproached him with the same.

Righteousness » The throne of kings established by

Proverbs 25:5

Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Righteousness » Keep saints in the right way

Proverbs 11:5

The righteousness of the perfect shall straighten his way, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness keeps the one of the perfect way: but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Righteousness » The wicked » Are far from

Isaiah 46:12

Hearken unto me, ye hard of heart, that are far from righteousness;

Psalm 119:150

Those that persecute me draw near unto evil; they have strayed from thy law.

Righteousness » No justification by works of

Romans 9:31-32

and Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness. Why? Because they followed it not by faith but, as it were, by the works (of the law); therefore, they stumbled on the stumblingstone;

Righteousness » Brings its own reward

Isaiah 3:10

Say unto the righteous that it shall be well with him, for they shall eat of the fruit of their doings.

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

Proverbs 11:8

The righteous is delivered out of the tribulation, and the wicked takes his place.

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

For the perverse is an abomination to the LORD; but his secret is with the righteous.

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

Proverbs 15:9

The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the LORD, but he loves him that follows after righteousness.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are enriched

Righteousness » The wicked » Though favored, will not learn

Isaiah 26:10

Let favour be showed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness he will deal unjustly and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.

Psalm 106:43

He delivered them many times, but they rebelled at his counsel and were brought low for their iniquity.

Righteousness » Saints » Characterized by

Genesis 18:25

That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked and that the righteous should be treated as the wicked that are far from thee. Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?

Psalm 1:5-6

Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Righteousness » Christ » Shall execute

Psalm 99:4

The king's strength is that he loves judgment; thou dost establish equity; thou dost execute judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Righteousness » Promised to saints

Isaiah 60:21

And thy people shall all be righteous; they shall inherit the land for ever; they shall be shoots of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.

Righteousness » Saints » Are servants of

Romans 6:16

Or know ye not that to whom ye present yourselves slaves to obey, his slaves ye are to whom ye obey, whether of sin unto death or of the obedience unto righteousness?

Righteousness » Saints » Should live in

Righteousness » Saints » Have, imputed

Romans 4:11

And he received the circumcision as a sign, as a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had, yet being uncircumcised, that he might be the father of all the uncircumcised believers, that it might be counted unto them also as righteousness,

Romans 4:22

therefore, his faith was also attributed unto him as righteousness.

Righteousness » Christ » Loves

Righteousness » Saints » Do

Righteousness » Saints » Offer the sacrifice of

Psalm 51:19

Then thou shalt be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, the burnt offering, the offering that has been totally consumed by the fire; then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.

Righteousness » Garment of

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me as a robe; and my diadem was judgment.

Matthew 22:11-14

And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man who did not have on a wedding garment, and he said unto him, Friend, how didst thou come in here not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless. Then the king said to the slaves, Bind him hand and foot and take him away and cast him into the darkness outside; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. read more.
For many are called, but few are chosen.

Righteousness » Unregenerate man seeks justification by works of

Romans 10:3

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

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

Righteousness » The wicked » Leave off

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit; he has left off to be wise and to do good.

Amos 5:7

Ye who turn judgment to wormwood and leave off doing righteousness in the earth,

Righteousness » The wicked » Should awake to

Righteousness » Awaking to righteousness

Righteousness » Christ » Is made unto his people

Righteousness » Counted (regarded) for the sake of obedience

Job 33:26

He shall pray unto God, and he will love him; and he shall see his face with shouts of joy; for he will render unto the man the recompense of his righteousness.

Righteousness » Symbolized

Ezekiel 47:12

And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow every fruitful tree for food, whose leaf shall not fall, neither shall its fruit be lacking; it shall bring forth mature fruit in its months, because their waters come forth out of the sanctuary; and its fruit shall be for food, and its leaf for medicine.

Revelation 22:2

In the midst of her plaza and on either side of the river was the tree of life, which brings forth twelve manner of fruits, yielding her fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the Gentiles.

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 this: Charity, joy, peace, tolerance, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

Righteousness » Saints » Put no trust in their own

Philippians 3:6-8

concerning zeal, a persecutor of the congregation ; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless. But those things which were gain to me, I counted loss for Christ. And doubtless I even count all things as loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ

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

Isaiah 33:15-16

He that walks in righteousness, he that speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of violence, he that shakes his hands from receiving bribes; he that stops his ears to not hear of blood; he who shuts his eyes to not see evil; he shall dwell upon the high places: fortresses of rocks shall be his place of refuge: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

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

Deuteronomy 9:5

Not for thy righteousness or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou enter in to inherit their land; but for the wickedness of these Gentiles, the LORD thy God drives them out from before thee and that he may confirm the word which the LORD swore unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Righteousness » Judgment should be executed in

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

Proverbs 21:21

He that follows after righteousness and mercy shall find life, righteousness, and honour.

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

Proverbs 10:24

The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him, but God shall grant the desire of the righteous.

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

Righteousness » Exemplified » David

2 Samuel 22:21

The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he has recompensed me.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Produced » In life

Psalm 92:13-14

Those that are planted in the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God. They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be vigorous and flourishing

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

And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow every fruitful tree for food, whose leaf shall not fall, neither shall its fruit be lacking; it shall bring forth mature fruit in its months, because their waters come forth out of the sanctuary; and its fruit shall be for food, and its leaf for medicine.

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Spiritual receptivity

Matthew 13:23

But he that was planted in good ground is he that hears the word and understands it and who also bears the fruit and brings forth: one a hundredfold and another sixty and another thirty.

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

Righteousness » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 30:33

So shall my righteousness answer for me tomorrow, when my hire shall come before thy face; each one that is not speckled and spotted among my goats and brown among my sheep shall be counted stolen with me.

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

Numbers 23:10

Who shall count the dust of Jacob and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let my soul die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!

Righteousness » Saints » Shall receive a crown of

Righteousness » Saints » Wait for the hope of

Righteousness » Saints » Work, by faith

Hebrews 11:33

who by faith won kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,

Righteousness » Saints » Should seek

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek ye the LORD, all ye humble of the earth, who have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek humility: it may be ye shall be kept 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 unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts, and by it he being dead yet speaks.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Grown » Good ground,

Matthew 13:8

But some fell into good ground and brought forth fruit: one a hundredfold and another sixtyfold and another thirtyfold.

Righteousness » Saints » Are covered with the robe of

Righteousness » Christ » Put on, as breast-plate

Isaiah 59:17

For he put on righteousness as a coat of mail, and a helmet of saving health upon his head; and he put on the garments of vengeance for clothing and was clad with zeal as a cloak,

Righteousness » Christ » Was sustained by

Isaiah 59:16

And he saw that there was no man and wondered that there was no intercessor; therefore his arm brought salvation unto him, and his righteous ness, it sustained him.

Righteousness » Christ » Fulfilled all

Matthew 3:15

And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now, for thus it is expedient for us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

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

Psalm 112:6

Caph Surely he shall not be moved for ever; Lamed the righteous shall be in eternal remembrance.

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be preachers of

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be clothed with

Psalm 132:9

Thy priests are clothed with righteousness, and thy merciful 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, O king, approve my counsel and redeem thy sins with righteousness and thine iniquities with mercies unto the poor: behold the medicine for thy sin.

Righteousness » The wicked » Should sow to themselves in

Hosea 10:12

Sow yourselves unto righteousness, reap yourselves unto mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is the time to seek the LORD until he comes and teaches you righteousness.

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

Isaiah 48:1

Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, who call yourselves by the name of Israel, those that are come forth out of the waters of Judah, those who swear by the name of the LORD and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness.

Righteousness » The wicked » Hate those who follow

Righteousness » The wicked » Follow not after

Romans 9:30

What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, who did not follow after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, that is to say, the righteousness which is by faith,

Righteousness » The wicked » Are free from

Romans 6:20

For being previously the slaves of sin, now ye have been made the slaves of righteousness.

Righteousness » The wicked » Do not

Righteousness » Saints » Should yield their members servants to

Romans 6:19

I speak a human thing because of the weakness of our flesh: that as ye presented your members to serve uncleanness and iniquity unto iniquity, likewise now present your members to serve righteousness unto holiness.

Righteousness » Saints » Count their own, as filthy rags

Righteousness » Christ » Has brought in everlasting

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city to finish the prevarication and to conclude the sin and to make reconciliation for iniquity and to bring in everlasting righteousness and seal the vision and the prophecy, and to anoint the Holy of Holies.

Righteousness » Christ » Is the end of the law for

Righteousness » Saints » Hunger and thirst after

Righteousness » Saints » Shall see God's face in

Righteousness » Saints » Pray for the spirit of

Righteousness » Christ » Was girt with

Righteousness » Christ » Is the son of

Righteousness » Saints » Know

Isaiah 51:7

Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; do not fear the reproach of men, neither be afraid of their revilings.

Righteousness » Saints » Should yield their members as instruments of

Righteousness » Saints » Walk before God in

1 Kings 3:6

And Solomon said, Thou hast shown unto thy slave David, my father, great mercy, according to the way he walked before thee in truth and in righteousness and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great mercy that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

Righteousness » Saints » Follow after

Isaiah 51:1

Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD; look unto the rock from which ye are hewn and to the hole of the pit from which ye are dug.

Righteousness » Judgments designed to lead to

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul I desire thee in the night; yea, even as long as the spirit is within me I will seek thee early: for as long as thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Righteousness » Shall be glad in the lord

Psalm 64:10

The righteous shall be glad in the LORD and shall become secure in him, and all the upright in heart shall glory in him.

Righteousness » An evidence of the new birth

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

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

Acts 10:35

but in every nation he that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him.

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

For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are righteous

Righteousness » Ministers should » Reason of

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Having imputed, without works

Romans 4:6

Even as David also describes the blessedness of the man unto whom God doth attribute righteousness without works,

Righteousness » The wicked » Love lying rather than

Psalm 52:3

Thou dost love evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

Righteousness » The wicked » Are enemies of

Acts 13:10

and said, O full of all deception and all licentiousness, thou son of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?

Righteousness » Fruits of » Product of » Heavenly wisdom

Righteousness » Saints » Are led in the paths of

Righteousness » Saints » Receive, from God

Psalm 24:5

He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his saving health.

Righteousness » Christ » Preached

Psalm 40:9

I have preached righteousness in the great congregation; behold, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.

Righteousness » Righteousness belonging to the lord

Daniel 9:7

O Lord, the righteousness belongs unto thee, but unto us the confusion of face, as at this day; to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and unto all Israel, that are near and that are far off through all the lands where thou hast driven them because of their rebellion with which they have rebelled against thee.

Righteousness » God looks for

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the LORD of the hosts is the house of Israel and every man of Judah his pleasant plant; and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

Righteousness » God loves

Psalm 11:7

For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance beholds the upright.

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

in holiness and righteousness before him all the days of our life.

Righteousness » Saints » Put on

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me as a robe; and my diadem was judgment.

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

Job 17:9

The righteous shall hold on to his way, and he that has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

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

Job 36:7

He shall not withdraw his eyes from the righteous; but with kings he shall place them on the throne for ever, and they shall be exalted.

Righteousness » Not letting your righteousness go

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Righteousness

Psalm 51:19

Then thou shalt be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, the burnt offering, the offering that has been totally consumed by the fire; then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.

Topics on Righteousness

Clothed With Righteousness

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me as a robe; and my diadem was judgment.

Distinctives Of Righteousness

Proverbs 11:10

When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices, and when the wicked perish, there are feasts.

Self Righteousness, Nature Of

Romans 10:3

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.