Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace.
Remember that it is I Paul who tell you that if you receive circumcision Christ will avail you nothing.
I do not nullify the grace of God; for if acquittal from guilt is obtainable through the Law, then Christ has died in vain."
while the descendants of Israel, who were in pursuit of a Law that could give righteousness, have not arrived at one.
Ignorant of the righteousness which God provides and building their hopes upon a righteousness of their own, they have refused submission to God's righteousness.
I marvel that you are so readily leaving Him who called you by the grace of Christ, and are adhering to a different Good News.
But if it is in His grace that He has selected them, then His choice is no longer determined by human actions. Otherwise grace would be grace no longer.
For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once for all been enlightened, and have tasted the sweetness of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
But it is by faith that My righteous servant shall live; and if he shrinks back, My soul takes no pleasure in him."
Be carefully on your guard lest there be any one who falls back from the grace of God; lest any root bearing bitter fruit spring up and cause trouble among you, and through it the whole brotherhood be defiled;
2 Peter 2:20
For if, after escaping from the pollutions of the world through a full knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, people are once more entangled in these pollutions and are overcome, their last state has become worse than their first.
2 Peter 3:17
You, therefore, dear friends, having been warned beforehand, must continually be on your guard so as not to be led astray by the false teaching of immoral men nor fall from your own stedfastness.
Be mindful, therefore, of the height from which you have fallen. Repent at once, and act as you did at first, or else I will surely come and remove your lampstand out of its place--unless you repent.