Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

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Bible References


Romans 3:28
For we hold that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the law.
Romans 2:13
For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous in the sight of God, but the doers of the law who will be justified.
Romans 4:13
The promise to Abraham and his descendants, that he would be heir of the world, was not through the law but through the righteousness of faith.
Romans 9:32
Why? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as if it were by works. They have stumbled over the stumbling stone,
Acts 13:39
and through him everyone who believes is freed from everything from which you could not be freed by the law of Moses.
Galatians 2:16
yet who know that a man is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ, and not by works of the law, because by works of the law will no flesh be justified.
Galatians 3:10
For all who rely on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, "Cursed is everyone who does not abide by all things written in the book of the law, to do them."
Galatians 5:4
You have been severed from Christ, you who are seeking to be justified by law; you have fallen away from grace.
Ephesians 2:8
For by grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not of yourselves, it is the gift of God
Titus 3:5
he saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but because of his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal in the Holy Spirit,
James 2:9
But if you show partiality, you commit sin, and are convicted by the law as transgressors.

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James 2:20
But are you willing to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is useless?

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Romans 7:7
What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! Indeed, I would not have known what sin was except through the law. For I would not have known what coveting really was if the law had not said, "You shall not covet."
Galatians 2:19
For through the law I died to the law, so that I might live to God.

General references

Matthew 22:40
On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets."
John 16:9
of sin, because they do not believe in me;
Romans 3:28
For we hold that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the law.
Ephesians 2:9
not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.