Lord Jesus, You are my righteousness, I am your sin. You took on you what was mine; yet set on me what was yours. You became what you were not, that I might become what I was not.— Martin Luther
Valuable self righteousness quotes that are about power of righteousness
We shall never be clothed with the righteousness of Christ except we first know assuredly that we have no righteousness of our own.
Righteousness exalts a nation. Hate just makes people miserable.
For this purpose was I born, let all virtuous people understand.
I was born to advance righteousness, to emancipate the good, and to destroy all evil-doers root and branch.
Trust wholly in Christ; rely altogether on His sufferings; beware of seeking to be justified in any other way than by His righteousness. Faith in our Lord Jesus Christ is sufficient for salvation. There must be atonement made for sin according to the righteousness of God. The person to make this atonement must be God and man.
To hunger and thirst after righteousness is when nothing in the world can fascinate us so much as being near God.
When the saint ceases to seek after holiness, purity, righteousness, truth;
when he ceases to pray, stops reading the Word and gives way to carnal appetites, then it is that Satan comes.
Not until I went into the churches of America and heard her pulpits flame with righteousness did I understand the secret of her genius and power. America is great because America is good, and if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.
Our confidence in Christ does not make us lazy, negligent, or careless, but on the contrary it awakens us, urges us on, and makes us active in living righteous lives and doing good. There is no self-confidence to compare with this.
Do not feel lonely on the road of righteousness Because of the fewness of the walkers on it.
May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true.
May you always know the truth and see the lights surrounding you. May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong. May you stay forever young.
People are submissive to power, and few of them can be influenced by doctrines of righteousness.
When the righteous rule, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.
Whenever you put happiness before righteousness, you will be doomed to misery.
That is the great message of the Bible from beginning to end. They alone are truly happy who are seeking to be righteous.
The pure righteous do not complain of the dark, but increase the light;
they do not complain of evil, but increase justice; they do not complain of heresy, but increase faith; they do not complain of ignorance, but increase wisdom.
My hope lives not because I am not a sinner, but because I am a sinner for whom Christ died; my trust is not that I am holy, but that being unholy, HE is my righteousness. My faith rests not upon what I am or shall be or feel or know, but in what Christ is, in what He has done, and in what He is now doing for me. Hallelujah!
The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own.
Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles.
A lot of people think that Christianity is you doing all the righteous things you hate and avoiding all the wicked things you love in order to go to Heaven. No, that's a lost man with religion. A Christian is a person whose heart has been changed; they have new affections.
True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
Grace can pardon our ungodliness and justify us with Christ's righteousness;
it can put the Spirit of Jesus Christ within us; it can help us when we are down; it can heal us when we are wounded; it can multiply pardons, as we through frailty multiply transgressions.
The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.
For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those that do evil.
Knowledge is not to be taken from four types of people: a foolish person who openly acts foolish, even if he reports the most narrations; an adherent of bid'ah who calls to his desires; a person who lies, even if I don't accuse him of lying in hadith; and a righteous pious worshiper who does not accurately retain what he narrates.
We talk religion in a world that worships the bread but does not distribute it, that practices ritual rather than righteousness, that confesses but does not repent.
No amount of rationalizing can change God's laws.
No amount of fashion designing can turn immodesty into virtue, and no amount of popularity can change sin into righteousness.
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If you love yourself, you love everybody else as you do yourself.
As long as you love another person less than you love yourself, you will not really succeed in loving yourself but if you love all alike, including yourself, you will love them as one person and that person is both God and man.
Our righteousness doesn't depend on our present performance but on Jesus' finished performance.
Not only the adoration of images is idolatry, but also trust in one's own righteousness, works and merits, and putting confidence in riches and power. As the latter is the commonest, so it also is the most noxious.
The surest way to work up a crusade in favor of some good cause is to promise people they will have a chance of maltreating someone. To be able to destroy with good conscience, to be able to behave badly and call your bad behavior 'righteous indignation' — this is the height of psychological luxury, the most delicious of moral treats.
Clean living keeps me in shape. Righteous thoughts are my secret. And New Orleans home cooking.
Sins are like chains and locks preventing their perpetrator from roaming the vast garden of Tawheed and reaping the fruits of righteous actions.
The man who is kind and who practices righteousness, who remains passive against the affairs of the world, who considers all creatures on earth as his own self, he attains the Immortal Being; the true God is ever with him.
As the flower turns to the sun, that the bright beams may aid in perfecting its beauty and symmetry, so should we turn to the Sun of Righteousness, that Heaven's light may shine upon us, that our character may be developed in to the likeness of Christ.
The holy spirit means the invisible power of Jehovah, holy because he is holy.
This power of Jehovah operated upon the minds of honest men who loved and who were devoted to righteousness, directing them in the writing of the Bible.