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The Word

March 11, 2012 - What Is A Righteous Man?



SCRIPTURES:

James 5 : 16
Romans 5 : 17
Hebrews 12 : 12 – 15



THE BENEFITS OF THE RIGHTEOUS:
1. Psalms 37 : 25 – The righteous are never forsaken
2.
Psalms 55 : 22 – The righteous shall not be moved
3.
Psalms 92 : 12 – The righteous shall flourish
4.
Psalms 112 : 6 – The righteous will be in everlasting remembrance
5.
Psalms 45 : 6 – 8 – The Lord loves the righteous
6.
Proverbs 2 : 7 – The righteous will have sound wisdom
7.
Proverbs 10 : 3 – The righteous will not suffer famine
8.
Proverbs 10 : 24 – The desires of the righteous will be given
9.
Proverbs 11 : 8 – The righteous will be delivered from trouble
10.
Proverbs 12 : 26 – The righteous is more excellent than his neighbor
11.
Proverbs 14 : 9 – Among the righteous there is favor
12.
Proverbs 15 : 29 – God heareth the prayer of the righteous



KEY POINTS:

* Self righteousness is thinking that what you do well is pleasing to God
* Righteousness is a gift from God
* Everyone born again should be walking upright
* We need to bring back morality
* Righteousness is to be made right
* “The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much” –
(James 5 : 16)
* If you are serious about being set free you will be set free
* Sometimes you need to remind the Lord of His word and that you’ve been obedient to

His word so you are EXPECTING favor
* Speak positivity into your situations, stop being negative
* Misery loves company
* No one promised you life was going to be good or easy