Righteousness

How to offer yourself to God

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Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body, so that you obey its desires. And do not offer any parts of it to sin as weapons for unrighteousness. But as those who are alive from the dead, offer yourselves to God, and all the parts of yourselves to God as weapons for righteousness. For sin will not rule over you, because you are not under law but under grace. Romans 6:12-14 HCSB

How to be famous in the eyes of God

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For it brings favor if, mindful of God’s will, someone endures grief from suffering unjustly. For what credit is there if you sin and are punished, and you endure it? But when you do what is good and suffer, if you endure it, this brings favor with God. 1 Peter 2:19-20 HCSB

Why does the LORD choose any of us?

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For the same reason He chose Abraham, “For I have chosen him so that he will command his children and his house after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing what is right and just.” Genesis 18:19a HCSB