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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Bible References

God's righteousness

Romans 1:17
for in it is revealed God's righteousness, from faith to faith; as it has been written, "But the righteous shall live by faith."
John 16:9
respecting sin, because they believe not on Me;
2 Corinthians 5:21
Him Who knew no sin He made to be sin on our behalf, that we may become God's righteousness in Him.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who obtained an equally precious faith with us, in the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:

To establish

Romans 9:31
but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, did not attain to such a law.
Luke 10:29
But he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"
Luke 16:15
And He said to them, "Ye are those who justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts; because that which is exalted among men is an abomination before God.
Luke 18:9
And He spake also this parable to some who had trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised the rest:
Galatians 5:3
And I testify again to every man who is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
Philippians 3:9
and be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is of law, but that which is through faith in Christ??he righteousness which is of God by faith:
Revelation 3:17
Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing'; and do not know that you are the wretched one, and pitiable, and poor, and blind, and naked!


Luke 15:17
But, coming to himself, he said, 'How many hired servants of my father have a superabundance of bread, and I am perishing here with hunger!

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Luke 18:21
And he said, "All these I observed from my youth."