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 the righteousness of God is therein revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "The just shall live by faith."
John 16:9
of sin, because they believe not on me;
2 Corinthians 5:21
For He hath made Him, who knew no sin, to be a sin-offering for us, that in Him we might be made righteous before God.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us, in the righteousness of our God, and of our saviour Jesus Christ:

To establish

Romans 9:31
but Israel, who followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness: why?
Luke 10:29
But he willing to justify himself said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor?
Luke 16:15
And He said unto them, Ye justify yourselves before men, but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
Luke 18:9
And He spake also this parable to some that trusted in themselves as being righteous, and despised others.
Galatians 5:3
And I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to the whole law.
Philippians 3:9
not having my own righteousness which is of the law, but that which is by the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith: that I may know Him,
Revelation 3:17
because thou sayst, I am rich, and wealthy, and have want of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.


Luke 15:17
But coming to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father have bread enough and to spare, and I am perishing with hunger?

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Luke 18:21
And he said, all these have I kept from my youth.