Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.
Correct! They were broken off for their unbelief, and thou stand by thy faith. Be not high-minded but fear,
Where then is the boasting? It is excluded. By what law, of works? No, but by a law of faith.
1 Kings 20:11
And the king of Israel answered and said, Tell him, Let not him who girds on [his armor] boast himself as he who puts it off.
Pride [is] before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
But having answered, Peter said to him, If all men will be caused to stumble by thee, I will never be caused to stumble.
And he also spoke this parable to some of those who were persuaded in themselves that they were righteous, and disdained other men.
1 Corinthians 10:12
Therefore let him who seems to stand take heed lest he fall.
Because of this it is from faith, so that it is according to grace, in order for the promise to be sure to all the seed, not only to the seed from the law, but also to the seed from the faith of Abraham, who is father of us all
Thus says LORD of hosts: Peoples shall yet come, and the inhabitants of many cities.
And I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring those also, and they will hear my voice. And there will become one flock, one shepherd.
And if ye are Christ's, then ye are Abraham's seed and heirs according to promise.
So then ye are no more alien and foreign, but fellow citizens of the sanctified, and belonging to the household of God.
For if thou were cut from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and were grafted contrary to nature into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these, the natural ones, be grafted into their own olive tree.