For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
~2 Corinthians 5:21
But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption.
~1 Corinthians 1:30
And be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ-the righteousness that comes from God and is by faith.
~Philippians 3:9 (NIV)
Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference.
For if by one man’s offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.
He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit.
~Titus 3:5 (NIV)
But if Christ is in you, your body is dead because of sin, yet your spirit is alive because of righteousness.
~Romans 8:10 (NIV)
For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified.
~Romans 8:29-30 (NIV)
The fruit of righteousness will be peace;
the effect of righteousness will be quietness and confidence
~Isaiah 32:17 (NIV)
For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.
~Romans 10:10 (NIV)