For I tell you that unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, there is no way you will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.
Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man will see the Lord,
For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own, that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;
"Even now the axe lies at the root of the trees. Therefore, every tree that doesn't bring forth good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire.
Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven; but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees sat on Moses' seat.
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint, dill, and cumin, and have left undone the weightier matters of the law: justice, mercy, and faith. But you ought to have done these, and not to have left the other undone.
Most certainly I tell you, whoever will not receive the Kingdom of God like a little child, he will in no way enter into it."
It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye than for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God."
The Lord said to him, "Now you Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter, but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like hidden graves, and the men who walk over them don't know it."
Meanwhile, when a multitude of many thousands had gathered together, so much so that they trampled on each other, he began to tell his disciples first of all, "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, also heard all these things, and they scoffed at him.
"Two men went up into the temple to pray; one was a Pharisee, and the other was a tax collector.
Most certainly, I tell you, whoever doesn't receive the Kingdom of God like a little child, he will in no way enter into it."
Jesus, seeing that he became very sad, said, "How hard it is for those who have riches to enter into the Kingdom of God!
"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts;
Jesus answered him, "Most certainly, I tell you, unless one is born anew, he can't see the Kingdom of God."
What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, who didn't follow after righteousness, attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith;
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old things have passed away. Behold, all things have become new.