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.
For in the Good News a righteousness which comes from God is being revealed, depending on faith and tending to produce faith; as the Scripture has it, "The righteous man shall live by faith."
of sin, because they do not believe in me;
2 Corinthians 5:21
He has made Him who knew nothing of sin to be sin for us, in order that in Him we may become the righteousness of God.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a bondservant and Apostle of Jesus Christ: To those to whom there has been allotted the same precious faith as that which is ours through the righteousness of our God and of our Saviour Jesus Christ.
while the descendants of Israel, who were in pursuit of a Law that could give righteousness, have not arrived at one.
But he, desiring to justify himself, said, "But what is meant by my 'fellow man'?"
"You are they," He said to them, "who boast of their own goodness before men, but God sees your hearts; for that which holds a proud position among men is detestable in God's sight.
And to some who relied on themselves as being righteous men, and looked down upon all others, He addressed this parable.
I once more protest to every man who receives circumcision that he is under obligation to obey the whole Law of Moses.
not having a righteousness of my own, derived from the Law, but that which arises from faith in Christ--the righteousness which comes from God through faith.
You say, I am rich, and have wealth stored up, and I stand in need of nothing; and you do not know that if there is a wretched creature it is *you* -- pitiable, poor, blind, naked.
"But on coming to himself he said, "'How many of my father's hired men have more bread than they want, while I here am dying of hunger!
"All of those," he replied, "I have kept from my youth."