";s:4:"text";s:4187:"In today’s New Testament passage, Paul writes to the Thessalonians, ‘Never tire of doing what is right’ (2 Thessalonians 3:13). Jesus who is God in the flesh lived the perfect life we couldn’t live and died for our iniquities. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. Sow Righteousness…Reap Reward “A wicked person earns deceptive wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward” (Proverbs 11:18). When you need to let go of something withholding you from doing the right thing, the Bible can offer powerful words of advice and encouragement. Do do unto others what you want done to you (i.e. Doing Right for the Wrong Reasons.doc by Sonny Bowman Initial: 6/6/2009 updated: 6/8/2009 page 1 of 6 Doing Right for the Wrong Reasons I remember years ago reading a verse in the Bible that taught me some important things Bible verses about doing the right thing. Weymouth New Testament You well know that whatever right thing any one does, he will receive a requital for it from the Lord, whether he is a slave or a free man. Each time, He used verses from the Bible to tell the devil the right thing to do. 3 And this is the promise: “Then all will go well with you, and you will have a long life on the earth.” That’s the message at the heart of Galatians 6:9. This is an important principle that runs throughout the entire Bible. Doing the right thing doesn’t always make us look good or feel appreciated. God is a holy God and demands perfection.