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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4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone that believeth.
And when he comes he will convict the world in regard to sin and righteousness and condemnation: sin, because they do not believe in me; righteousness, because I am going to the Father and you will no longer see me; condemnation, because the ruler of this world has been condemned."
She added: "We aim to honor mothers to promote the value and righteousness of all mothers in the hearts of children, as they are one of the virtues of the true religion." The "You Are Not Alone" project targets 420 orphans by providing them with protection, food, shelter, education and health services.
'Not because I have my own righteousness derived from the law, but because I have the righteousness that comes by way of Christ's faithfulness - a righteousness from God that is in fact based on Christ's faithfulness,' the post read.
'By the time we walk about the path of righteousness, the beauty of holiness will be seen in our lives and the society will be a better place for everyone to live,'' he said.
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Sep 14 ( ANI ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the Dawoodi Bohra community, a sect within the Ismaili branch of Shia Muslims, has shown us the path of righteousness with their doctrines of peace, unity and patriotism.
We can also talk about "civil righteousness." We see this when we award a Boy Scout badges for good deeds, or honor citizens for helping a community during a natural disaster like a tornado.
It depicts a rare precedence of steadfastness against the forces of cruelties on the one hand while on the other conveys a message of commitment to remain adamant in line with their faith of maintaining supremacy of righteousness.
The Jewish people were expecting for centuries a messiah, a liberator who would save them from the atrocities of foreign rule and usher in an era of righteousness and this expectation is reflected in the prophesies of the prophets of the Old Testament of the Bible, a common source to both the Jews and Christians.
He congratulated the winners of the award, noting that they represent role models in righteousness to parents.
HRH Premier congratulated the winners of the "Loyalty to the Dedicated People" Award, noting that they represent role models in righteousness to parents.
Biermann perceives an urgent need for Christian churches to provide preaching that shapes character and teaches morality (5), but he finds many fellow Lutherans unwilling to take up that challenge because they misunderstand character formation as a form of works righteousness, or they focus on the importance of preaching justification by faith alone to the exclusion of other legitimate priorities.