Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And He said to them,
“You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God.
And He also told this parable to some people who
trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:
The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you, and
you shall love him as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I am the Lord your God.
But the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel the
Buzite, of the family of Ram burned; against Job his anger burned because he justified himself before God.
For if Abraham was justified
by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.
For not knowing about
God’s righteousness and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.
no one is justified by the Law before God is evident; for, “ The righteous man shall live by faith.”
You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone.
Which of these three do you think proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell into the robbers’ hands?”
“ You have heard that it was said, ‘ You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’
The man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me from the tree, and I ate.”
It will be righteousness for us if we are careful to observe all this commandment before the Lord our God, just as He commanded us.
And he said to Him, “Teacher, I have kept
all these things from my youth up.”
and this commandment, which was
to result in life, proved to result in death for me;