Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What does this mean? Are we Jews at a disadvantage? Not at all. We have already charged Jews and Greeks all alike with being under the control of sin.
And just as they refused to recognize God any longer, God has abandoned them to unworthy impulses and indecent conduct.
Therefore you have no excuse, whoever you are, if you pose as a judge, for when you pass judgment on someone else, you are condemning yourself, for you, who sit in judgment, do the very same things yourself.
For God has made all men prisoners of disobedience so as to have mercy upon them all.
But the Scripture describes all mankind as the prisoners of sin, so that the promised blessing might on the ground of faith in Jesus Christ be given to those who have faith.
1 John 1:8
If we say, "We are without any sin," we are deceiving ourselves, and there is no truth in our hearts.
We ought therefore to fear that when the promise of admission to his Rest is still open, some one of you may be found to have failed to reach it.
by whom we have been introduced through faith to the favor of God that we now enjoy, and let us glory in our hope of sharing the glory of God.
1 Thessalonians 2:12
to make your lives worthy of God who invites you into his kingdom and his glory.
2 Thessalonians 2:14
and called you to it through our preaching of the good news, so that you may share in the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 4:13
but be glad that you are in a measure sharing the sufferings of the Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may be triumphantly happy.
1 Peter 5:1
I appeal therefore to those who are elders among you; I am their brother-elder and a witness to what the Christ suffered, and I am to share in the glory that is to be revealed??2 be shepherds of the flock of God that is among you, not as though it were forced upon you but of your own free will, and not from base love of gain but freely,