Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
saying - Upon Moses' seat, have sat down, the Scribes and the Pharisees:
And the Lord said unto him: Now, ye, the Pharisees, the outside of the cup and of the tray, do make pure; but, your inward part, is full of plunder and wickedness.
Amongst which things, when the ten thousands of the multitude were gathered together, so that they were treading one upon another, he began to be saying, unto his disciples, first - Be keeping yourselves free from the leaven of the Pharisees, the which is, hypocrisy.
Now the Pharisees, who were, lovers of money, were hearing all these things, and were openly sneering at him.
Two men, went up into the temple to pray, one, a Pharisee, and, the other, a tax-collector.
Be taking heed of the Scribes - Who desire to walk about in long robes, and are fond of salutations in the markets, and first seats in the synagogues, and first couches in the chief meals, -
What, then, shall we say? That, they of the nations, who were not in pursuit of righteousness, have laid hold of righteousness, - a righteousness, however, which is by faith;
For I bear them witness that they have, a zeal for God, - but not according to correct knowledge;
2 Corinthians 5:17
On the contrary, now, no longer, are we gaining it. So that, if any one is in Christ, there is a new creation! the old things, have passed away, - Lo! they have become new!
And be found in him - not having a righteousness of my own, that which is by law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is, of God, upon my faith, -
Already also, the axe, unto the root of the trees, is being laid, - every tree, therefore, not bringing forth good fruit, is to be hewn down, and, into fire, to be cast.
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord! Lord! shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, - but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in the heavens.
And, whosoever shall give welcome unto one such child as this, upon my name, unto me, giveth welcome.
Verily, I say unto you - Whosoever shall not welcome the kingdom of God, as a child, in nowise shall enter thereinto.
Verily I say unto you - Whosoever shall not welcome the kingdom of God, as a child, in nowise shall enter thereinto.
Jesus answered, and said unto him - Verily, verily, I say unto thee: Except one be born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Peace, be pursuing, with all, and the obtaining of holiness, - without which no one shall see the Lord:
And in nowise shall there enter into it, anything common, or he that doeth abomination and falsehood, - but only they who are written in the Lamb's book of life.
Teacher! which commandment, is greatest in the law?