What is the definition of righteousness? According to the dictionary, the definition is “the quality of being morally right or justifiable.” Living a moral life is incredibly important and God has mandated humanity to live in an upright righteous manner. How do we do this? It can be hard. Here are 10 Scriptures About Righteousness:
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Matthew 6:33
If you know that he is righteous, you may be sure that everyone who practices righteousness has been born of him. 1 John 2:29
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. 2 Corinthians 5:21
For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes. Romans 10:4
For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil. 1 Peter 3:12
For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.” Romans 1:17
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice. Proverbs 21:3
For if, because of one man’s trespass, death reigned through that one man, much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and the free gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man Jesus Christ. Romans 5:17
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. 1 Peter 2:24
For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:20
All scriptures are taken from the English Standard Version.
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