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24 Bible Verses about Goodness

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Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.
The Lord is righteous in all his ways and kind in all his works.The Lord is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him.The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
“All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up.All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
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.Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
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.And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
What is desired in a man is steadfast love, and a poor man is better than a liar.The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.
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.And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work.
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.Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
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.’Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.
Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.Depart 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!Remember, O Lord, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old. Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O Lord.
Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.
Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good?And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good?
I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living!I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.
Then you will understand righteousness and justice and equity, every good path.Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every good path.
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.In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.
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.Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
Bible verse of the day
Psalms 23:4
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
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