Bible Verses and Quotes: Divine Justice
The Bible talks a lot about God's justice and how the righteous triumph over the wicked. This category is filled with selected passages that shed light on this important issue.
Showing 1 through 16 of 16 quotations in this category.
"He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished."
"O righteous God, who searches minds and hearts, bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure."
"The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern."
"Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice."
"When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers."
"When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing."
"Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent- the LORD detests them both."
"Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court, for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them."
"We also know that law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious; for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers, for adulterers and perverts, for slave traders and liars and perjurers--and for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine that conforms to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which he entrusted to me."
-1 Timothy 1:9-11
"When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever."
"What the wicked dreads will overtake him; what the righteous desire will be granted."
"All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD."
"The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished."
"A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away."
"A wicked man accepts a bribe in secret to pervert the course of justice."
"[The LORD] mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble."
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