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.
And the man of natural uncircumcision who fulfills the law, will judge thee, a transgressor of law through a document and circumcision.
But now we have been released from the law, having died to what we were held, so as for us to serve in newness of spirit, and not in oldness of a document.
For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in Holy Spirit.
Jesus answered, Truly, truly, I say to thee, If any man is not begotten from water and Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
2 Corinthians 3:6
who also made us qualified helpers of a new covenant, not of a document, but of a spirit, for the document kills but the spirit makes alive.
For we are the circumcision, men who worship in spirit to God, and who boast in Christ Jesus, and not being confident in flesh.
How can ye believe, who receive glory from each other, and seek not the glory from the only God?
for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore do not judge anything before time, until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make public the deliberations of the hearts. And then praise will come to each man from God.
2 Corinthians 10:18
For he who commends himself, that man is not approved, but whom the Lord commends.
1 Thessalonians 2:4
but as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the good-news, thus we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who proves our hearts.
1 Peter 3:4
but the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible, of the meek and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.