Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

Bible References


Romans 2:25
Now the practice of circumcision [i.e., the Jewish rite of identity, signifying the responsibility to observe the law of Moses] is worthwhile, providing you obey [the rest of] the law of Moses. But if you disobey the law, you might as well have never been circumcised.
Romans 4:11
He received the sign of circumcision as a seal [confirming] that he had been [considered] righteous because of the faith he had before being circumcised. Thus, he became the [spiritual] father of all people who believe [in God], even though they have not been circumcised, so that they could be considered righteous [by their faith].
Colossians 2:11
In [fellowship with] Him you people were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human beings, but performed by Christ, consisting of the removal of the body of [sinful] flesh.


Philippians 3:4
However I, myself, have [reasons for such] confidence in the flesh. [But] if any other person has [reasons for placing] confidence in the flesh, I have more [reasons].
1 Peter 1:23
You have experienced new birth, not from seed that can decay, but from seed that cannot decay, through the living and enduring word of God.

General references

Luke 1:46
Then Mary said, "My soul lifts up the Lord,
Romans 2:26
So, if an uncircumcised person [i.e., a Gentile] obeys [the rest of] the requirements of the law, will not the fact that he is not circumcised be considered [by God] as though he were?
Romans 3:30
since there is [only] one God, who makes the circumcised ones [i.e., the Jews] right with Him by faith [in Christ] and the uncircumcised ones [i.e., the Gentiles] through faith [in Christ].
1 Corinthians 1:31
So, as it is written [Jer. 9:23f], "The person who [wants to] boast, let him boast about the Lord."
2 Corinthians 10:17
[Jer. 9:24 says], "But the person who boasts should boast about the Lord."
Philippians 1:26
so that, by my being with you again, you will be able to rejoice all the more in [our lives together with] Christ Jesus.