Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.

Bible References

And if

Romans 3:27
Where, then, the boasting! It is excluded. Through what kind of law? Of works? Nay! but through a law of faith:
Romans 4:4
Now, unto him that worketh, the reward is not reckoned by way of favour but by way of obligation,
Romans 5:20
Law, however, gained admission, in order that the fault might abound, but, where the sin abounded, the favour greatly superabounded:
Deuteronomy 9:4
Do not speak in thy heart, when Yahweh thy God casteth them out from before thee saying, For mine own righteousness, hath Yahweh brought me in, to possess this land, - whereas it is for the lawlessness of these nations, that, Yahweh, is dispossessing them from before thee.
1 Corinthians 15:10
But, by favour of God, I am what I am, and, his favour, which was unto me, hath not been made void, - but, much more abundantly than they all, have I toiled, albeit not, I, but the favour of God with me.
Galatians 2:21
I do not set aside the favour of God; for, if, through law, is righteousness, then, Christ, without cause, died.
Galatians 5:4
Ye have been set aside from Christ, ye who, by law, are to be declared righteous, - out of his favour, ye have fallen;
Ephesians 2:4
But, God, being rich in mercy, by reason of the great love wherewith he loved us,
2 Timothy 1:9
Who hath saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to the peculiar purpose and favour - which was given to us in Christ Jesus before age-during times,
Titus 3:5
Not by works which we had done in righteousness, but, according to his mercy, he saved us - through means of the bathing of a new birth, and the moulding anew of Holy Spirit. -

General references

Genesis 6:8
But, Noah, had found favour in the eyes, of Yahweh.
Psalm 44:9
But nay thou hast rejected, and confounded us, And wilt not go forth with our hosts;
Isaiah 17:6
Yet shall there be left therein, a gleaning. As in the beating of an olive-tree, - Two-three berries in the head of the tree-top, - Four - five, among her fruitful boughs, Declareth Yahweh God of Israel.
Isaiah 65:8
Thus, saith Yahweh - As, new wine, is found, in the cluster, And one saith, Do not destroy it, for a blessing is in it, So, will I do for the sake of ray servants, That I may not destroy the whole nation ;
Lamentations 3:31
Surely My Lord, will not cast off, unto times age-abiding;
Ezekiel 6:8
Yet will I leave a remnant: In that ye shall have such as are escaped of the sword throughout the nations, when ye are scattered throughout the lands.
Acts 28:24
And, some, indeed, were persuaded by the things that were spoken, whereas, others, disbelieved;
Romans 4:4
Now, unto him that worketh, the reward is not reckoned by way of favour but by way of obligation,
Ephesians 2:9
Not from works, lest anyone should boast.