The Lord reigns forever...
-- Psalm 9:7a
...the righteous stand firm forever.
-- Proverbs 10:25b
The fruit of righteousness will be peace;
the effect of righteousness will be
quietness and confidence forever.
-- Isaiah 32:17
“Abraham believed God and trusted in His promises,
so God counted it to his favor as righteousness.”
-- Romans 4:3b VOICE
So for the person who does not work,
but instead trusts in the One who makes the ungodly right,
his faith is counted for him as righteousness.
-- Romans 4:5a VOICE
...God who creates out of nothing and
holds the power to bring to life what is dead...
-- Romans 4:17b VOICE
In fact, his faith grew as he gave glory to God...
-- Romans 4:20b VOICE
God saw his faith and counted him as righteous;
this is how he became right with God.
-- Romans 4:22 VOICE
I will anchor my self, my thoughts,
and my will in these facts:
You rule in heaven and on earth.
You call me "righteous" because I am in Jesus, your son.
No matter what it may seem, I will stand firm forever.
(Prayer from "You Are My Hiding Place" by Amy Carmichael -- devotional readings arranged by David Hazard.)