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.
Circumcision will help you only if you observe the Law; but if you are a lawbreaker, you might as well be uncircumcised.
and he was afterward given the mark of circumcision as the stamp of God's acknowledgment of the uprightness based on faith that was his before he was circumcised, so that he should be the forefather of all who, without being circumcised, have faith and so are credited with uprightness,
Through your relation to him you have received not a physical circumcision, but a circumcision effected by Christ, in stripping you of your material nature,
though I at least am entitled to rely on them. If anyone thinks he can rely on his physical advantages, still more can I!
1 Peter 1:23
for you have been born anew from a germ not perishable, but imperishable, through the message of the living, everlasting God.
And Mary said, "My heart extols the Lord,
So if people who are uncircumcised observe the requirements of the Law, will they not be treated as though they were circumcised?
there is but one God, and he will make the circumcised upright on the ground of their faith and the uncircumcised upright because of theirs."
1 Corinthians 1:31
so that, as the Scripture says, "Let him who would boast, boast of the Lord!"
2 Corinthians 10:17
But let the man who boasts, boast about the Lord.
So you will find in me fresh cause for Christian exultation, through having me with you again.