Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the peoples be assembled: who among them can declare this, and show us former things? let them bring their witnesses, that they may be justified; or let them hear, and say, It is truth.
Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
But he, desiring to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor?
And he said unto them, Ye are they that justify yourselves in the sight of men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
And he spake also this parable unto certain who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and set all others at nought:
Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifieth;
For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.