Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.
he who is physically uncircumcised, if he keeps the Law, will he not judge you who though having the letter of the Law and circumcision are a transgressor of the Law?
But now we have been
released from the Law, having died to that by which we were bound, so that we serve in newness of the Spirit and not in oldness of the letter.
for the kingdom of God
is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
“Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
2 Corinthians 3:6
who also made us adequate as
servants of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.
we are the true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh,
How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and you do not seek the glory that is from the one and only God?
for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.
1 Corinthians 4:5
do not go on passing judgment before the time, but wait until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the motives of men’s hearts; and then each man’s praise will come to him from God.
2 Corinthians 10:18
For it is not he who
commends himself that is approved, but he whom the Lord commends.
1 Thessalonians 2:4
but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who examines our hearts.
1 Peter 3:4
but let it be
the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in the sight of God.