Are you Righteous or Wicked?



"Righteousness from God comes through faith in
Jesus Christ to all who believe."

Romans 3:22


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The Righteous: hopeful
The Wicked: fearful

"What the wicked dreads will overtake him;
what the righteous desire will be granted."

Proverbs 10:24



The Righteous: concerned about the welfare of God's creation
The Wicked: even their kindness is cruel

"A righteous man cares for the needs of his animal,
but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel."

Proverbs 12:10



The Righteous: understand justice
The Wicked: don't understand justice

"Evil men do not understand justice,
but those who seek the Lord understand it fully."

Proverbs 28:5



The Righteous: covered with blessings
The Wicked: covered with violence

"Blessings crown the head of the righteous,
but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked."

Proverbs 10:6



The Wicked: bent on evil

"He who winks with his eye is plotting perversity;
he who purses his lips is bent on evil."

Proverbs 16:30



The Righteous: give thought to their ways
The Wicked: put up a bold front

"A wicked man puts up a bold front,
but an upright man gives thought to his ways."

Proverbs 21:29



The Righteous: persevere against evil
The Wicked: brought down by calamity

"Do not lie in wait like an outlaw against a righteous man's house,
do not raid his dwelling place;
for though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again,
but the wicked are brought down by calamity."

Proverbs 24:15 - 16



The Wicked: hate those with integrity

"Bloodthirsty men hate a man of integrity and seek to kill the upright."

Proverbs 29:10



The Righteous: are appreciated
The Wicked: do not endure

"Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful is hard."

Proverbs 13:15



The Wicked: lead others into sin

"A violent man entices his neighbor and leads
him down a path that is not good."

Proverbs 16:29



The Righteous: conduct is upright
The Wicked: conduct is devious

"The way of the guilty is devious,
but the conduct of the innocent is upright."

Proverbs 21:8



The Righteous: are not to desire the company of godless people
The Wicked: plot violence

"Do not envy wicked men, do not desire their company;
for their hearts plot voilence, and their lips talk about making trouble."

Proverbs 24:1 - 2



The Righteous: others are glad when they triumph
The Wicked: others hide when they rise to power

"When the righteous triumph, there is great elation;
but when the wicked rise to power, men go into hiding."

Proverbs 28:12



The Righteous: care for the poor
The Wicked: unconcerned about the poor

"The righteous care about justice for the poor,
but the wicked have no such concern."

Proverbs 29:7



The Righteous: detest the dishonest
The Wicked: detest the upright

"The righteous detest the dishonest; the wicked detest the upright."

Proverbs 29:27



The Righteous: stand firm
The Wicked: swept away

"When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone,
but the righteous stand firm forever."

Proverbs 10:25



The Righteous: delivered by righteousness
The Wicked: trapped by evil desires

"The righteousness of the upright delivers them,
but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires."

Proverbs 11:6



The Righteous: no real harm befalls them
The Wicked: constant trouble befalls them

"No harm befalls the righteous,
but the wicked have their fill of trouble."

Proverbs 12:21



The Righteous: income results in treasure
The Wicked: income results in trouble

"The house of the righteous contains great treasure,
but the income of the wicked brings them trouble."

Proverbs 15:6



The Righteous: avoid evil

"The highway of the upright avoids evil;
he who guards his way guards his life."

Proverbs 16:17



The Wicked: fall into constant trouble

"A man of perverse heart does not prosper;
he whose tongue is deceitful falls into trouble."

Proverbs 17:20



The Righteous: are bold as lions
The Wicked: are fearful constantly

"The wicked man flees though no one pursues,
but the righteous are as bold as a lion."

Proverbs 28:1



The Righteous: will be safe
The Wicked: will suddenly fall

"He whose walk is blameless is kept safe,
but he whose ways are perverse will suddenly fall."

Proverbs 28:18



The Righteous: walk securely
The Wicked: will be found out

"The man of integrity walks securely,
but he who takes crooked paths will be found out."

Proverbs 10:9



The Righteous: rewarded with prosperity
The Wicked: pursued by misfortune

"Misfortune pursues the sinner,
but prosperity is the reward of the righteous."

Proverbs 13:21



The Righteous: God protects them
The Wicked: God destroys them

"The way of the Lord is a refuge for the righteous,
but it is the ruin of those who do evil."

Proverbs 10:29



The Wicked: will be punished for rebellion

"An evil man is bent only on rebellion;
a merciless official will be sent against him."

Proverbs 17:11



The Righteous: never uprooted
The Wicked: will not remain

"The righteous will never be uprooted,
but the wicked will not remain in the land."

Proverbs 10:30



The Righteous: earn a sure reward
The Wicked: earn deceptive wages

"The wicked man earns deceptive wages,
but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward."

Proverbs 11:18



The Righteous: attain life
The Wicked: go to death

"The truly righteous man attains life,
but he who pursues evil goes to his death."

Proverbs 11:19



The Righteous: end only in good
The Wicked: end only in wrath

"The desire of the righteous ends only in good,
but the hope of the wicked only in wrath."

Proverbs 11:23



The Righteous: will stand firm
The Wicked: will be overthrown

"Wicked men are overthrown and are no more,
but the house of the righteous stands firm."

Proverbs 12:7



The Righteous: have a refuge when they die
The Wicked: will be brought down by calamity

"When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down,
but even in death the righteous have a refuge."

Proverbs 14:32



The Righteous: delights in the good
The Wicked: detests the perverse

"The Lord detests men of perverse heart but he delights in
those whose ways are blameless."

Proverbs 11:20



The Righteous: evil people will bow to them
The Wicked: they will bow to the righteous

"Evil men will bow down in the presence of the good,
and the wicked at the gates of the righteous."

Proverbs 14:19


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