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.
There it is that divine justification is revealed to be wholly by faith: as it is written, " the just shall live by faith."
of sin, because they believ'd not on me;
2 Corinthians 5:21
for he hath made him who knew no sin to be a sin-offering for us, that we might be justified by God thro' him.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter the servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who equally share with us in the advantages of faith, thro' the veracity of our God, and of Jesus Christ.
but Israel, who followed the law of justice, hath not attained to the law of justice.
but he being desirous to clear himself, said to Jesus, but what is meant by our neighbour?
but he said to them, you pretend to piety before men, which, however they may admire, is an abomination to God, who knows your real temper.
Then he propos'd this parable, concerning those who had a great opinion of their own justice, and look'd with contempt upon others.
for I testify to every man that is circumcised, that he is under an obligation to perform the whole law.
and be his true disciple, not professing that justification, which is derived from the law, but that which is from the gospel,
you say you are rich, and have increased your gain, and have need of nothing; but you do not consider that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked.
at length coming to himself, how many, said he, does my father keep in pay, who have bread in abundance, whilst I am dying here with hunger?
all these, said he, have I observ'd from my youth.