Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Corinthians 5:17
therefore, if any man be a christian, he is in a new creation: the old state of things is chang'd to one entirely new.
There it is that divine justification is revealed to be wholly by faith: as it is written, " the just shall live by faith."
but the divine justification certified by the law and the prophets, is now clearly proposed independently of the law:
for as by one man's disobedience many receiv'd the punishment of sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many receive the reward of the righteous.
Sentence of death therefore shall not pass upon those christians who do not lead a vicious life.
because being ignorant of the justice which is of God, and going about to establish a justification of their own, they have not submitted themselves to that which is of God.
1 Corinthians 1:30
for from him it is that ye believe in Christ Jesus, whom God has made to us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption: that,
and be his true disciple, not professing that justification, which is derived from the law, but that which is from the gospel,