Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.

Bible References

The ministration of condemnation

2 Corinthians 3:6
who has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.
Romans 1:18
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness of men who by their wickedness suppress the truth,
Romans 8:3
For what the law could not do, in that it was weakened through the flesh, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin: he condemned sin in the flesh,
Galatians 3:10
For all who rely on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, "Cursed is everyone who does not abide by all things written in the book of the law, to do them."
Hebrews 12:18
For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind,

The ministration of righteousness

2 Corinthians 5:21
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
Romans 1:17
For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "The just shall live by faith."
Romans 3:21
But now the righteousness of God has been revealed apart from law, although the law and the prophets bear witness to it,
Romans 4:11
And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness which he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised, that he might be the father of all who believe but have not been circumcised, in order that righteousness might be reckoned to them.
Romans 5:15
But the free gift is not like the trespass. For if by the one man's trespass many died, much more the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, abounded to many.
Romans 10:3
For, being ignorant of the righteousness that comes from God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness.
1 Corinthians 1:30
It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,
Galatians 5:4
You have been severed from Christ, you who are seeking to be justified by law; you have fallen away from grace.
Philippians 3:9
and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christthe righteousness that comes from God and is by faith,
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

Exceed

2 Corinthians 3:10
For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory because of the glory that surpasses it.
1 Corinthians 15:41
There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for star differs from star in glory.
Hebrews 3:5
Now Moses was faithful in all God's house as a servant, to testify to the things that were to be spoken later,