Are You Righteous or Wicked?

 

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

Romans 3:22

 

 

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You Keep Loving Me
Performed by Jenny and Tyler
From their album Open Your Doors (2012)

Our goal has always been to tell our own story and for that story to be honest and true.
Hopefully that transparency will inspire hope in others and remind them that they're
not alone. We see you. God sees you. You are enough.
- Jenny and Tyler

 

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: delights in 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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