Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.


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God's righteousness

Romans 1:17
In it God's way of uprightness is disclosed through faith and for faith, just as the Scripture says, "The upright will have life because of his faith."
John 16:9
about sin, as shown in their not believing in me;
2 Corinthians 5:21
He made him who knew nothing of sin to be sin, for our sake, so that through union with him we might become God's uprightness.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who through the uprightness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ have been given a faith as privileged as ours;

To establish

Romans 9:31
while Israel, straining after a law that should bring uprightness, did not come up to it.
Luke 10:29
But he, wishing to justify his question, said, "And who is my neighbor?"
Luke 16:15
And he said to them, "You are the men who parade your uprightness before people, but God knows your hearts. For what men consider great is detestable in the sight of God.
Luke 18:9
To some who were confident of their own uprightness, and thought nothing of others, he used this illustration:
Galatians 5:3
I insist again to any man who lets himself be circumcised, that he is under obligation to obey the whole Law.
Philippians 3:9
and be known to be united to him, with any uprightness I may have not based on law but coming through faith in Christ??he uprightness that comes from God through faith.
Revelation 3:17
Because you say, "I am rich, I have become wealthy, I need nothing," and you do not know that it is you that are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked,


Luke 15:17
When he came to himself he said, 'How many hired men my father has, who have more than enough to eat, and here I am, dying of hunger!

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Luke 18:21
And he said, "I have obeyed all these commandments ever since I was a child."