Righteousness


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Righteousness

See also Virtuousness.
Amos
prophet of righteousness. [O.T.: Amos]
Astraea
goddess of righteousness. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 36]
Benedetto, Don
Catholic teacher of moral precepts. [Ital. Lit.: Bread and Wine]
Dharma
multi-faceted concept of morality, truth, doctrine. [Hindu Rel.: Parrinder, 77]
Do-Right, Dudley
Canadian mountie who can do no wrong. [TV: “The Dudley Do-Right Show” in Terrace, I, 229–230]
Enoch
traditionally seen as paragon of upright man. [O.T.: Genesis 5:21–24]
Everyman
medieval play demonstrating man’s salvation dependent on his righteousness. [Br. Lit.: Everyman]
Josiah
virtuously reforms Jerusalem’s evil ways. [O.T.: II Kings 23:1–20]
Noah
only devout man of time; saved from flood. [O.T.: Genesis 6: 9–22]
Stockmann, Dr. Thomas
despite attempted bribery and intimidation, refuses to suppress evidence that the public baths are a health menace. [Norwegian Lit.: An Enemy of the People; Magill II, 292]
Zosima
elder monk; preaches message of love and forbearance. [Russ. Lit.: Brothers Karamazov]
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The righteousness of Christ is imputed to the sinner.
2) In that case, Abram would be attributing righteousness to God.
Those who hunger and thirst for righteousness "shall be satisfied.
He has been one of the nation's most powerful defenders of righteousness, never wavering from the eternal truths of Scripture.
Religious fundamentalists who want to believe the story of Noah's ark as it is written in the Bible will squirm at McCaughrean's treatment; but the questions raised, as Timna struggles to understand the disaster happening all around her, trying to reconcile it with her saintly father's certainty that he knows the will of God, are valid questions, which only reflect her intelligence and righteousness.
The gathering of Christians outside Jerry Springer the Opera was not intended as a protest - the banners did not protest but did exactly what we said we should do and 'preached the word in a positive way', declaring that Jesus is not a foul-mouthed wife beater but the Son of God who is King of Kings and who not only lived a perfect life of righteousness but also taught righteousness, justice, mercy and love.
Let not the wise glory in their wisdom or the rich in their riches, but let them glory in this: that they know Me and understand that I am the Eternal God who exercises mercy, justice and righteousness, for in these I delight.
And I would surely smile again, not at a neighbor's different way of speaking, but at the childish righteousness with which I assumed that only my word was appropriate.
A group calling itself The Swords of Righteousness Brigade has claimed responsibility for the abduction of Christian Peace Teams activists James Loney and Harmeet Singh Sooden--both Canadians--Norman Kember, a Briton, and Tom Fox, an American.
A body calling itself the Swords of Righteousness Brigade claimed to be holding the men, who were abducted in Baghdad on November 26 last year.
Let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream," said the Old Testament prophet Amos.
Earn for yourself the psalmist's praise: He gave freely to the poor; his righteousness will endure forever.