He invited the people of the earth to the light of righteousness.
(Bahá’u’lláh, The Kitáb-i-Iqan, p. 10)
If that rare individual who does exemplify such a faculty should also become an embodiment of the fear of God, it is certain that his strivings toward righteousness would be strongly reinforced.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Secret of Divine Civilization, p. 98)
Say! O people, walk ye under the shade of the tree of righteousness.
(Bahá’í Scriptures, p. 132)
That Thou shouldst give reward unto Thy servants the prophets, and the saints, and them that fear Thy name, small and great”—that is to say, He will distinguish the righteous by endless bounty, making them shine on the horizon of eternal honor, like the stars of heaven. He will assist them by endowing them with behavior and actions which are the light of the world of humanity, the cause of guidance, and the means of everlasting life in the Divine Kingdom.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Some Answered Questions, p. 59)
The good deeds of the righteous are the sins of the Near Ones. This is established.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Some Answered Questions, p. 125)
We enjoin the servants of God and His handmaidens to be pure and to fear God, that they may shake off the slumber of their corrupt desires, and turn toward God, the Maker of the heavens and of the earth.
(Bahá’u’lláh, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf, p. 23)
We intend only to impart unto you the truth, that ye might be informed thereof and be of them that lead a godly life.
(Bahá’u’lláh, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, p. 199)