Bible verses about "righteousness" | LITV

Matthew 5:20

20 For I say to you, If your righteousness shall not exceed that of the scribes and Pharisees, in no way shall you go into the kingdom of Heaven.

Romans 10:4

4 For Christ is the end of law for righteousness to everyone that believes.

2 Corinthians 5:21

21 For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

1 Peter 3:14

14 But if you truly suffer because of righteousness, blessed are you . "But do not fear their fear, nor be troubled.

1 Peter 5:10

10 Now the God of all grace, the One calling you to His eternal glory in Christ Jesus, you having suffered a little, He Himself will perfect, confirm, strengthen, establish you .

2 Timothy 2:22

22 But flee youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with the ones calling on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Psalms 106:3

3 Blessed are those keeping judgment, he who does righteousness in every season.

Isaiah 33:15-17

15 He who walks righteously and speaks uprightly; he who despises the gain of oppressions, who shakes his hands free from taking the bribe, who stops his ear from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking at evil. 16 He shall live on high; strongholds of rocks will be his retreat; his bread shall be given; his waters are faithful. 17 Your eyes shall see the king in his beauty; they shall see a land that is very far off.

Romans 5:1-5

1 Then being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom also we have had access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we glory on the hope of the glory of God. 3 And not only so, but we glory also in afflictions, knowing that affliction works out patience, 4 and patience works out proven character; and proven character, hope. 5 And the hope does not put us to shame, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit given to us;

1 John 2:29

29 If you know that He is righteous, know that everyone doing righteousness has been born of Him.

1 John 3:7

7 Little children, let no one lead you astray; the one practicing righteousness is righteous, even as that One is righteous.

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