66 Quotes About Righteousness

  • "A taste of righteousness can be easily perverted into an overweening sense of self-righteousness and judgmentalism."

    - R. Kent Hughes
    Topics: Self-righteousness, Judging


  • "Many people live righteously for selfish or misguided reasons. If you are striving to please God, examine your motives today."

    - Paul Chappell
    Topics: Righteousness, Selfishness


  • "Self-righteousness is the largest idol of the human heart - the idol which man loves most and God hates most. Dearly beloved, you will always be going back to this idol. You are always trying to be something in yourself, to gain God's favor by thinking little of your sin, or by looking to your repentance, tears, prayers; or by looking to your religious exercises, your frames, etc; or by looking to your graces, the Spirit's work in your heart. Beware of false Christ


  • "To be justified means more than to be declared "not guilty." It actually means to be declared righteous before God. It means God has imputed or charged the guilt of our sin to His Son, Jesus Christ, and has imputed or credited Christ's righteousness to us."

    - Jerry Bridges
    Topics: Justification, Righteousness


  • "Every tear of sorrow sown by the righteous springs up a pearl."

    - Matthew Henry
    Topics: Suffering, Righteousness


  • "At the moment of temptation, sin and righteousness are both very near the Christian; but, of the two, the latter is the nearer. Those alone labor effectively among men who impetuously fling themselves upward towards God."

    - Charles H. Brent
    Topics: Temptation, Sin, Righteousness


  • "Our peace and confidence are to be found not in our empirical holiness, not in our progress toward perfection, but in the alien righteousness of Jesus Christ that covers our sinfulness and alone makes us acceptable before a holy God."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Atonement, Righteousness


  • "God would be unrighteous (just as we would) if He valued anything more than what is supremely valuable. But He Himself is supremely valuable. If He did not take infinite delight in the worth of His own glory He would be unrighteous. For it is right to take delight in a person in proportion to the excellence of that person's glory."

    - John Piper
    Topics: Righteousness


  • "No one will ever go to Hell who has put his trust in Jesus Christ, but many will end up in torment who have trusted their own righteousness and reformation."

    - Curtis Hutson
    Topics: Hell, Self-righteousness


  • "Men love everything but righteousness and fear everything but God."

    - Vance Havner
    Topics: Righteousness, Fear


  • "Many have passed the rocks of gross sins - who have suffered shipwreck upon the sands of self-righteousness."

    - William Secker
    Topics: Self-righteousness


  • "If we walk in righteousness He will carry us through."

    - A. B. Simpson
    Topics: Holiness, Righteousness


  • "The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Self-righteousness


  • "Legal obedience hath the evil of blasphemy in it. It reproaches the righteousness of Christ, as if it were not sufficient, as if his atonement were not perfect, as if his satisfaction were not full, as if his obedience were not perfect, unless it be patched up with the rags of man's own righteousness."

    - Ralph Erskine
    Topics: Self-righteousness


  • "Prayer is the first thing wherewith a righteous life beginneth, and the last wherewith it doth end."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Prayer, Righteousness



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