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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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Speaking to ANI here, BJP leader Sudesh Verma said, "Indian diplomacy has been successful in the sense that all the countries across the globe are with India because Indian policy is based on righteousness.
Instead, let justice flow like a stream and righteousness like a river that never goes dry".
In God's right hand spiritual strategy, the only righteousness that matters is the alien righteousness that belongs to the sinner through justification by grace alone through faith alone in Christ Jesus.
Righteousness leads to God-consciousness which endows the person (the Muttaqi) to become aware of the presence of Allah (God) in every moment of his/her life.
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His topics include justice and righteousness as ancient Near Eastern ethical ideal and hermeneutical constructs, redefining the court history according to the passage, reading it as the beginnings and corruption of justice and righteousness, the perversion of justice and righteousness in the Absalom affair, and the death of justice and righteousness with David's return and Sheba's secession.
He asked who can create righteousness in one's mind.
Beginning a verse with "It is not righteousness that ye turn your faces toward east or west," the Qur'an defines righteousness as, among others, ".
The problem is that far too many think they know it all, have no intention of taking anyone's instruction and unfortunately, today are averse to righteousness and justice.
We might think Jesus means, "Put God and righteousness first, and we'll get everything we want.
We then read, And he believed in the Lord; and he counted it to him for righteousness (Gen.
For "the poor in spirit," the opposite number might be someone arrogant in his righteousness and sense of superiority.