Defining Righteousness

This is a subsidiary post of Righteousness.

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“Righteousness” and “sin” are antonyms.  Sin is defined as “missing the mark.”  Righteousness is that mark – the mark we were created to hit.

Luke 17:10  –  “So you too, when you do all the things which are commanded you, say, ‘We are unworthy slaves; we have done only that which we ought to have done.'”

Acts 3:26  –  “For you first, God raised up His Servant and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways.”

Acts 10:38  –  “how He went about doing good

Romans 2:9, 10  –  “There will be tribulation and distress for every soul of man who does evil, of the Jew first and also of the Greek, but glory and honor and peace to everyone who does good, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Romans 12:2  –  “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.”

2 Corinthians 13:7  –  “Now we pray to God that you do no wrong; not that we ourselves may appear approved, but that you may do what is right, even though we may appear unapproved.”

James 4:17  –  “Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin.”

1 Peter 3:6  –  ” if you do what is right without being frightened by any fear.”

1 Peter 4:2  –  “so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.

1 Peter 4:19  –  “those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.


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