“Righteousness” is the main category Scripture uses to speak of the philosophic idea of virtue. Righteousness means being morally right or justifiable, especially in one’s actions.
The following passages help us understand what God considers righteous. They also show the motivation behind righteous action: one’s own rational self-interest.
This collection, along with the companion collections Verses on Goodness and Value, and Verses on Judgment and Justice, serve as an overview of the whole biblical perspective on Christian motivation and value-pursuit.
What kind of actions are right? Why are they right?
These passages are the answer.
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