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Romans 6:18

Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.

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Clothed With Righteousness

Job 29:14

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

Distinctives Of Righteousness

Proverbs 11:10

When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.

God, Righteousness Of

Psalm 119:137

TZADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

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.

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Philippians 3:9

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:

Luke 5:32

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

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.

Ecclesiastes 7:16

Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself?

2 Peter 2:21

For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.

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

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Righteousness

Romans 5:16-17

And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift: for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification. For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus 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

Proverbs 20:7

The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.

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 feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Luke 2:37

And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.

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 to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

Acts 24:25

And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

Daniel 4:27

Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

Righteousness » Death of seed of » Secured by faith

Galatians 3:24

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

Romans 5:18

Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.

Righteousness » Of God

Psalm 145:17

The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.

Ezra 9:15

O LORD God of Israel, thou art righteous: for we remain yet escaped, as it is this day: behold, we are before thee in our trespasses: 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

By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them 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: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.

Psalm 132:16

I will also clothe her priests with salvation: and her saints 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 henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean.

Zechariah 3:4

And he answered and spake 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 will clothe thee with change of 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 righteousness, 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 justice in the earth.

More verses: Isaiah 42:6

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

Proverbs 12:3

A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Psalm 15:2

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

Proverbs 10:30

The righteous 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 as a refiner and purifier of silver: and 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 shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: 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: for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid in 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 breath of his lips shall he 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 withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings are they on the throne; yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.

Proverbs 10:3

The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of 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 describeth the righteousness which is of the law, That the man which doeth those things shall live by them.

Deuteronomy 6:25

And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.

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 servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.

Isaiah 45:24

Surely, shall one say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength: even to him shall men 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 remain in the fruitful field.

Isaiah 45:8

Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together; I the LORD have created it.

Isaiah 61:11-1

For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations. For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth.

Righteousness » Of saints endures forever

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

Psalm 34:17

The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

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 slew between the temple and the altar.

1 John 3:12

Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.

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

Hebrews 12:11

Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

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

2 Corinthians 9:10

Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;)

Philippians 1:11

Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

Righteousness » Christ » Shall reign in

Isaiah 32:1

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in 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

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

Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:

Righteousness » None, by nature have

Job 15:14

What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Righteousness » The wicked » Do not obey

Romans 2:8

But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,

Righteousness » How many became righteous

Romans 5:17-19

For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.) Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift 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

By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. And every priest standeth daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins: But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God; read more.
From henceforth expecting till his enemies be made his footstool. For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Without defect

Philippians 1:11

Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

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 meat, 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 feedeth 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. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow 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, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth 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 eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.

Righteousness » Ministers should » Follow after

Righteousness » Cannot come by the law

Galatians 3:21

Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: 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 tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to 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 expectation of the wicked is wrath.

Righteousness » The wicked » Speak contemptuously against those who follow

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

Matthew 27:39-44

And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads, And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, save thyself. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross. Likewise also the chief priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said, read more.
He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he be 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, which were crucified with him, cast the same in his teeth.

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 direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Righteousness » The wicked » Are far from

Isaiah 46:12

Hearken unto me, ye stouthearted, that are far from righteousness:

Psalm 119:150

They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law.

Righteousness » No justification by works of

Romans 9:31-32

But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness. Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone;

Righteousness » Brings its own reward

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.

Isaiah 3:10

Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat 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 trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.

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

Psalm 16:3

But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

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

Psalm 25:14

The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.

Proverbs 3:32

For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.

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

Psalm 146:8

The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:

Proverbs 15:9

The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the LORD: but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are enriched

Proverbs 15:6

In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.

Righteousness » The wicked » Though favored, will not learn

Isaiah 26:10

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

Psalm 106:43

Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their 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 as the wicked, that be 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 knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Righteousness » Christ » Shall execute

Psalm 99:4

The king's strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Righteousness » Promised to saints

Isaiah 60:21

Thy people also shall be all righteous: they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.

Righteousness » Saints » Are servants of

Romans 6:16

Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?

Romans 6:18

Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.

Righteousness » Saints » Should live in

Righteousness » Saints » Have, imputed

Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:

Romans 4:22

And therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness.

Righteousness » Christ » Loves

Righteousness » Saints » Do

Righteousness » Saints » Offer the sacrifice of

Psalm 51:19

Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.

Righteousness » Garment of

Job 29:14

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

Matthew 22:11-14

And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment: And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless. Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; 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

Luke 18:9

And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:

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

Luke 18:7

And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?

Righteousness » The wicked » Leave off

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, and to do good.

Amos 5:7

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

Righteousness » The wicked » Should awake to

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.

Righteousness » Awaking to righteousness

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.

Righteousness » Christ » Is made unto his people

Righteousness » Counted (regarded) for the sake of obedience

Deuteronomy 6:25

And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.

Job 33:26

He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.

Righteousness » Symbolized

Ezekiel 47:12

And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow all trees for meat, whose leaf shall not fade, neither shall the fruit thereof be consumed: it shall bring forth new fruit according to his months, because their waters they issued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine.

Revelation 22:2

In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

Righteousness » Has no fellowship with unrighteousness

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be armed with

2 Corinthians 6:7

By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,

Righteousness » Fruits of » Varieties

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, 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, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless. But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Yea doubtless, and I count all things but 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 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; He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks: 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 go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Righteousness » Judgment should be executed in

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

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

Proverbs 21:21

He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth 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 the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

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 hath he recompensed me.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Produced » In life

Psalm 92:13-14

Those that be 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 fat 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 all trees for meat, whose leaf shall not fade, neither shall the fruit thereof be consumed: it shall bring forth new fruit according to his months, because their waters they issued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine.

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Spiritual receptivity

Matthew 13:23

But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some 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 in time to come, when it shall come for my hire before thy face: every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and brown among the sheep, that shall be counted stolen with me.

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

Numbers 23:10

Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let me 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 through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,

Righteousness » Saints » Should seek

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.

Righteousness » fruit of the Spirit

Righteousness » Chastisements yield the fruit of

Hebrews 12:11

Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

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 speaketh.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Grown » Good ground,

Matthew 13:8

But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some 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 breastplate, and an helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on the garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloke.

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 righteousness, 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 becometh 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

Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be preachers of

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be clothed with

Psalm 132:9

Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness; and let thy saints 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

Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

Righteousness » The wicked » Should sow to themselves in

Hosea 10:12

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

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

Isaiah 48:1

Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, which 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, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith.

Righteousness » The wicked » Are free from

Romans 6:20

For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.

Righteousness » The wicked » Do not

Righteousness » Saints » Should yield their members servants to

Romans 6:19

I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to 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 transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.

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; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings.

Righteousness » Saints » Should yield their members as instruments of

Romans 6:13

Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

Righteousness » Saints » Walk before God in

1 Kings 3:6

And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, 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 whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged.

Righteousness » Judgments designed to lead to

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

Righteousness » Shall be glad in the lord

Psalm 64:10

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

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 feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with 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

Acts 24:25

And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Having imputed, without works

Romans 4:6

Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,

Righteousness » The wicked » Love lying rather than

Psalm 52:3

Thou lovest 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 subtilty and all mischief, thou child 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 salvation.

Righteousness » Christ » Preached

Psalm 40:9

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

Righteousness » Righteousness belonging to the lord

Daniel 9:7

O Lord, righteousness belongeth unto thee, but unto us confusion of faces, 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 countries whither thou hast driven them, because of their trespass that they have trespassed against thee.

Righteousness » God looks for

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men 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 loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.

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

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

John 15:2

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

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: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.

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

Job 17:9

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

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

Job 36:7

He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings are they on the throne; yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.

Righteousness » Not letting your righteousness go

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Righteousness

Psalm 51:19

Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.