Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:
for what saith the scripture? "Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness."
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Sentence of death therefore shall not pass upon those christians who do not lead a vicious life.
and be his true disciple, not professing that justification, which is derived from the law, but that which is from the gospel,
even as David also speaks of the happiness of the man whom God accounted righteous independently of his works,
yet knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in him, and not by the works of the law, by which there is no justification.
As Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness:
it was then, that those words of scripture were accomplished, "Abraham believed God, and he was regarded for it as a man of virtue, and was the favourite of God."
but upon the king's coming in to see the guests, he observ'd one there without a wedding garment: and he said to him,
but the father said to his servants, bring hither the finest robe, and put it on him: put a ring on his finger, and shoes on his feet.
so hence ye know, that it is they who believe who are the children of Abraham.
Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art, that condemnest another, for by condemning them, you condemn yourself; since you that condemn them, do the same things.
In reality there is no difference between the Jew and the Gentile: they have all the same Lord, who is bountiful to all that call upon him.
making no difference between us and them, having purified their hearts by the faith.
1 Corinthians 4:7
for who has distinguish'd thee above another? or what have you, that you did not receive? now if you did receive it, why do you glory as if you had not received it?
there is now no distinction of Jew or Greek, of bond or free, of male or female: for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
by which there is now neither Greek, or Jew; circumcised, or uncircumcised; Barbarian, or Scythian; slave, or freeman; but Christ is all, and in all.
for we conclude, that a man is justified by faith, without observing the legal rites.