Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.
Now we know that everything the Law says is addressed to those under its authority, so that every mouth may be shut, and the whole world be made accountable to God.
Suppose you call yourself a Jew, and rely on law, and boast about God,
For if he was made upright by what he did, it is something to be proud of. But not to be proud of before God,
To some who were confident of their own uprightness, and thought nothing of others, he used this illustration:
1 Corinthians 1:29
so that in his presence no human being might have anything to boast of.
1 Corinthians 4:7
For who sees anything special in you? And what have you got that you have not been given? But if it has been given you, why do you boast as though it had not been?
For it is by his mercy that you have been saved through faith. It is not by your own action, it is the gift of God.
For before the children were born or had done anything either good or bad, in order to carry out God's purpose of selection, which depends not on what men do but on his calling them,
Moses said that anyone who carried out the uprightness the Law prescribed would find life through it.
But if it is by his mercy, it is not for anything they have done. Otherwise, his mercy would not be mercy at all.
but who know that a man is not made upright by doing what the Law commands, but by faith in Christ Jesus??ven we believed in Christ Jesus, so as to be made upright by faith in Christ and not by doing what the Law commands??or by doing what the Law commands no one can be made upright.
I find the law to be that I who want to do right am dogged by what is wrong.
For the life-giving law of the Spirit through Christ Jesus has freed you from the Law of sin and death.
He who believes it and is baptized will be saved, but he who does not believe it will be condemned.
Whoever believes in the Son possesses eternal life, but whoever disobeys the Son will not experience life, but will remain under the anger of God.
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 5:11
And that testimony is that God has given us eternal life, and that this life is found in his Son.