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24 Bible Verses about Goodness

English Standard Version (ESV)
Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
The Lord is good,
a stronghold in the day of trouble;
he knows those who take refuge in him.
The Lord is righteous in all his ways
and kind in all his works.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
“All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up.
Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.
For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.
Trust in the Lord, and do good;
dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.
And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.
What is desired in a man is steadfast love,
and a poor man is better than a liar.
Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.
Thus says the Lord:
Stand by the roads, and look,
and ask for the ancient paths,
where the good way is; and walk in it,
and find rest for your souls.
But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’
Turn away from evil and do good;
seek peace and pursue it.
Remember your mercy, O Lord, and your steadfast love,
for they have been from of old.
Remember not the sins of my youth or my transgressions;
according to your steadfast love remember me,
for the sake of your goodness, O Lord!
I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord
in the land of the living!
Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good?
Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.
Then you will understand righteousness and justice
and equity, every good path.
Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”
Who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.
Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works.
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