DEVOTIONS AND SERMONS

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Being Righteous
 

Righteous = being right with God = being right with one another.

a. Proverbs 12:26
A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Think whom are you going around with. If you are righteous you will have righteous friends.

b. Proverbs 13:5
The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace.

The righteous hates evil and sin. You got to hate the sin in your life.

c. Proverbs 28:1
The wicked man flees though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

The wicked are whimpy. The righteous are bold and they have nothing to fear.

d. Proverbs 16:31
Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life.

Gray hair is a sign of righteousness.

e. Proverbs 12:13
An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble.

If you are righteous you will escape trouble.

f. Proverbs 12:21
No harm befalls the righteous, but the wicked have their fill of trouble.

If you are wicked you will always have problems.

g. Proverbs 10:25
When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever.

Even if you face a storm in your christian life you will stand.

h. Proverbs 10:30
The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.

Nothing can shake them.

i. Proverbs 15:29
The LORD is far from the wicked but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

God hears the prayers of the righteous.

j. Proverbs 24:16
for though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again, but the wicked are brought down by calamity.

Even if he faces a fall he will continue.

k. Psalm 55:22
Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall.

If you are righteous God will not let you fall.

l. Psalms 34:15
The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their cry;

The Lord hears their prayers.

m. Psalm 37:25
I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread.

If you are righteous you will not have to struggle financially.

n. Psalm 37:4
Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Be righteous about your desires.

o. Proverbs 10:3
The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.

If you are hungry for fruit, God will satisfy.

p. Proverbs 10:24
What the wicked dreads will overtake him; what the righteous desire will be granted.

Your desire will be granted if you are righteous.

q. Proverbs 13:25
The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.

The righteous eat to their hearts' content.

r. Isaiah 26:7
The path of the righteous is level; O upright One, you make the way of the righteous smooth.

If you are righteous, your life will be smooth.