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88 Bible Verses about Righteousness - Page 3

“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”
In you, Lord, I have taken refuge;
let me never be put to shame;
deliver me in your righteousness.
Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you;
therefore he will rise up to show you compassion.
For the Lord is a God of justice.
Blessed are all who wait for him!
For the Lord is our judge,
the Lord is our lawgiver,
the Lord is our king;
it is he who will save us.
The name of the righteous is used in blessings,
but the name of the wicked will rot.
Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness.
Blessings crown the head of the righteous,
but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
Christ is the culmination of the law so that there may be righteousness for everyone who believes.
Good and upright is the Lord;
therefore he instructs sinners in his ways.
He guides the humble in what is right
and teaches them his way.
The Lord loves righteousness and justice;
the earth is full of his unfailing love.
The Lord is righteous in all his ways
and faithful in all he does.
Blessed are those whose ways are blameless,
who walk according to the law of the Lord.
There is a way that appears to be right,
but in the end it leads to death.
Do not envy the violent
or choose any of their ways.
For the Lord detests the perverse
but takes the upright into his confidence.
For just as through the disobedience of the one man the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one man the many will be made righteous.
But he knows the way that I take;
when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold.
My feet have closely followed his steps;
I have kept to his way without turning aside.
This is what the Lord Almighty said: ‘Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the foreigner or the poor. Do not plot evil against each other.’
The tongue of the righteous is choice silver,
but the heart of the wicked is of little value.
Lord, hear my prayer,
listen to my cry for mercy;
in your faithfulness and righteousness
come to my relief.
My soul yearns for you in the night;
in the morning my spirit longs for you.
When your judgments come upon the earth,
the people of the world learn righteousness.
“I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but I will not be mastered by anything.
Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath,
but righteousness delivers from death.
Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin.
Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness.
But the one who does not know and does things deserving punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.
Bible verse of the day
proverbs 19:8
The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.
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