0 Has there ever been a righteous man?

Has there ever been a righteous man?


Gideon was a righteous person.

Thou hast shed the blood of a righteous man. Alma 1:13

The names of all the righteous people will be written in the book of life.

The names of the righteous shall be written in the book of life. Alma 5:58

Aaron and his brothers converted thousands of Lamanites. And they became righteous people.

And as sure as the Lord liveth, ... yea, I say unto you, as the Lord liveth, as many of the Lamanites as believed in their preaching, and were converted unto the Lord, never did fall away. For they became a righteous people. Alma 23:6-7

The 1005 Anti-Nephi-Lehies who refused to fight and were killed by the Lamanites were all righteous people.

The Lamanites, made preparations for war, and came up to the land of Nephi for the purpose of destroying the king, ... and also of destroying the people of Anti-Nephi-Lehi out of the land.

Now when the people saw that they were coming against them they went out to meet them, and prostrated themselves before them to the earth, and began to call on the name of the Lord; and thus they were in this attitude when the Lamanites began to fall upon them, and began to slay them with the sword.

And thus without meeting any resistance, they did slay a thousand and five of them. ...

Those who had been slain were righteous people, therefore we have no reason to doubt but what they were saved. Alma 24:20-26

According to Alma Jr., the souls of righteous people to go a happy place after they die.

The spirits of those who are righteous are received into a state of happiness. Alma 40:12

And although the more righteous part of the people nearly all became evil in 3 Nephi 7, there were still a few righteous men around.

The more righteous part of the people had nearly all become wicked; yea, there were but few righteous men among them. 3 Nephi 7:7

The Lord made the New World for righteous people.

The land of promise, which was choice above all other lands, which the Lord God had preserved for a righteous people. Ether 2:7

Orihah was a righteous king.

Orihah did execute judgment upon the land in righteousness all his days. Ether 7:1

Since childbirth is a dirty process that involves women, how could any of us be clean or righteous? We can't and we aren't. We are all unclean, unrighteous, filthy rags.

What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous? Job 15:14

We are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags. Isaiah 64:6

Who hath declared from the beginning, that we may know? and beforetime, that we may say, He is righteous? yea, there is none that sheweth, yea, there is none that declareth, yea, there is none that heareth your words. Isaiah 41:26

There is none righteous, no, not one. Romans 3:10

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