What reason, then, is there for pride? It is shut out. By what sort of law? of works? No, but by a law of faith.
You who take pride in the law, are you doing wrong to the honour of God by behaviour which is against the law?
So that no flesh might have glory before God.
But as for you who have the name of Jew, and are resting on the law, and take pride in God,
And I will make my agreement with you; and you will be certain that I am the Lord:
And at the memory of your evil ways and your wrongdoings, you will have bitter hate for yourselves because of your evil-doings and your disgusting ways, O children of Israel.
In that day you will have no shame on account of all the things in which you did evil against me: for then I will take away from among you those who were lifted up in pride, and you will no longer be lifted up with pride in my holy mountain.
He who has faith and is given baptism will get salvation; but he who has not faith will be judged.
And he made this story for some people who were certain that they were good, and had a low opinion of others:
He who has faith in the Son has eternal life; but he who has not faith in the Son will not see life; God's wrath is resting on him.
Now, we have knowledge that what the law says is for those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and all men may be judged by God:
But I see another law in my body, working against the law of my mind, and making me the servant of the law of sin which is in my flesh.
I give praise to God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So with my mind I am a servant to the law of God, but with my flesh to the law of sin.
For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.
Before the children had come into existence, or had done anything good or bad, in order that God's purpose and his selection might be effected, not by works, but by him whose purpose it is,
Why? Because they were not searching for it by faith, but by works. They came up against the stone which was in the way;
For Moses says that the man who does the righteousness which is of the law will get life by it.
For who made you better than your brother? or what have you that has not been given to you? but if it has been given to you, what cause have you for pride, as if it had not been given to you?
Being conscious that a man does not get righteousness by the works of the law, but through faith in Jesus Christ, we had faith in Christ Jesus, so that we might get righteousness by faith in Christ, and not by the works of the law: because by the works of the law will no flesh get righteousness.
However, the holy Writings have put all things under sin, so that that for which God gave the undertaking, based on faith in Jesus Christ, might be given to those who have such faith.
Because by grace you have salvation through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is given by God:
And his witness is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.