Proverb 21

  Proverbs 21New International Version (NIV) 21 In the Lord’s hand the king’s heart is a stream of water
that he channels toward all who please him.
2 A person may think their own ways are right,
but the Lord weighs the heart.
3 To do what is right and just
is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
4 Haughty eyes…

So that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

  1 Peter 1:5-6 ESV Who by God’s power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials,</p> Acts 28:3-6 ESV When Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and…

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

  Matthew 28:20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Isaiah 41:10  fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with…

2 Corinthians 5:21 

  2 Corinthians 5:21New International Version (NIV) 21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Romans 4:22-25

  Romans 4:22-25New International Version (NIV) 22 This is why “it was credited to him as righteousness.” 23 The words “it was credited to him” were written not for him alone, 24 but also for us, to whom God will credit righteousness—for us who believe in him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead. 25…

You will say in that day: “I will give thanks to you, O Lord, for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away, that you might comfort me. “Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.”

  Jeremiah 23:6 In his days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell securely. And this is the name by which he will be called: ‘The Lord is our righteousness.’ 1 Corinthians 1:30  And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption, Romans…

For the righteous will never be moved; he will be remembered forever. He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord. His heart is steady; he will not be afraid, until he looks in triumph on his adversaries. He has distributed freely; he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn is exalted in honor.

  Isaiah 32:17 And the effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust forever. Psalm 119:165  Great peace have those who love your law; nothing can make them stumble. Romans 14:17  For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and…

Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.

  Proverbs 14:34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people. Psalm 107:34  a fruitful land into a salty waste, because of the evil of its inhabitants. Deuteronomy 28:1-68 “And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you…