1125 God, righteousness of

1125 God, righteousness of

An aspect of God’s nature which expresses his unique moral perfection and his readiness to save sinners. It is made known especially through the gospel of Jesus Christ.

God’s nature is righteous

Ps 119:137 See also Dt 32:4; Ps 48:10; Ps 97:2; Ps 119:142; Ps 145:17; Isa 45:21; Jer 12:1; Jn 17:25

God’s righteousness shows his sovereignty Ps 71:19 See also Job 37:23; Ps 36:6; Ps 97:6; Isa 5:16

God’s righteousness is eternal Ps 111:3 See also Ps 112:3,9; Ps 119:142,160; Isa 51:8

God’s actions are righteous

Da 9:14 See also Jdg 5:11; 1Sa 12:7; Jer 9:24; Rev 15:3

God’s rule is righteous Ps 9:8 See also 2Sa 23:3-4; Ps 96:13; Ps 99:4; Jer 9:23-24

God’s righteous acts are saving acts Ps 65:5 See also Ps 40:10; Ps 116:4-6; Ps 129:4; Isa 41:10; Isa 46:13; Da 9:16; Mic 6:5

God’s righteousness vindicates his people Ps 35:24 See also Ps 4:2-3; Ps 7:9; Ps 9:4; Ps 103:6; Isa 50:8; Mic 7:9; Ro 8:33

God’s righteousness shows his faithfulness Ne 9:8 See also Ps 4:1; Zep 3:5; Zec 8:8

God’s righteousness shows his justice Jer 11:20 See also Ge 18:25; Job 8:3; Ps 11:7; Ps 50:6; Ps 51:4; Pr 21:12; Ecc 3:17; 2Ti 4:8

God’s righteousness is seen in his judgments Ps 7:11 See also 2Ch 12:5-6; Ezr 9:15; Isa 10:22; Isa 28:17; La 1:18; Mal 3:5; Ro 2:2,5

God’s laws show his righteousness

Ps 19:8-9 See also Dt 4:8; Ps 33:4; Ps 119:7,144; Ro 1:32; Ro 7:12; Ro 8:4

God’s righteousness contrasts with human unrighteousness

Ro 3:5 See also Ex 9:27; Ne 9:33; Job 4:17; Job 9:2; Da 9:7; Ro 10:3

God’s righteousness is revealed primarily in Jesus Christ

Ro 3:21-22 See also Isa 11:2-5; Jer 23:6; Zec 9:9; Ac 3:14; Ro 10:4; 1Co 1:30; 2Pe 1:1; 1Jn 2:1

God’s righteousness is revealed in the gospel Ro 1:17 See also Php 3:9

God gives his righteousness to believers Ro 4:22-24 See also Ge 15:6; Job 33:26; Hos 10:12; Ro 3:22; Ro 4:3-8; Ro 5:17; Ro 10:4; 2Co 5:21

The Holy Spirit reveals God’s righteousness

Gal 5:5 See also Jn 16:8,10; Ro 14:17

God’s righteousness is to be sought after

Mt 6:33 See also Isa 51:1; Zep 2:3

God’s righteousness is a pattern for human living

1Jn 3:7 See also Ge 18:19; Hos 14:9; Eph 4:24; 1Jn 2:29; 1Jn 3:12

God’s righteousness is worthy of praise

Isa 24:15-16 See also Ps 7:17; Ps 22:31; Ps 35:28; Ps 51:14; Ps 71:15,24; Ps 145:7

See also

1065God, holiness of
1075God, justice of
1320God as Saviour
2072Christ, righteousness
5360justice, God
5375law
6025sin & God’s character
6674imputation
6676justification
6712propitiation
8154righteousness