The Wages of Sin is Death – J.S. Bach, Cantatas 186, 107, and 187, at Trinity VII

Righteousness: “the quality of being morally right or justifiable.” We are not, here, dealing with self-righteousness, with its elements of hypocrisy, unfounded certitude, and unassailable superiority. The Christian Scriptures present the concept that the Christian God is righteous, and being righteous is equivalent to being just, that is, one who is “morally right and fair;”…