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 whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world may be held accountable to God.
But if you call yourself a Jew and rely on the law and boast of your relationship to God
For if Abraham was declared righteous by the works of the law, he has something to boast about -- but not before God.
I will establish my covenant with you, and then you will know that I am the Lord.
Then you will remember your evil behavior and your deeds which were not good; you will loathe yourselves on account of your sins and your abominable deeds.
In that day you will not be ashamed of all your rebelliousness against me, for then I will remove from your midst those who proudly boast, and you will never again be arrogant on my holy hill.
Jesus also told this parable to some who were confident that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else.
1 Corinthians 1:29
so that no one can boast in his presence.
1 Corinthians 4:7
For who concedes you any superiority? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you received it, why do you boast as though you did not?
For by grace you are saved through faith, and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God;
even before they were born or had done anything good or bad (so that God's purpose in election would stand, not by works but by his calling) --
For Moses writes about the righteousness that is by the law: "The one who does these things will live by them."
And if it is by grace, it is no longer by works, otherwise grace would no longer be grace.
yet we know that no one is justified by the works of the law but by the faithfulness of Jesus Christ. And we have come to believe in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by the faithfulness of Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified.
So, I find the law that when I want to do good, evil is present with me.
For the law of the life-giving Spirit in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and death.
The one who believes and is baptized will be saved, but the one who does not believe will be condemned.
The one who believes in the Son has eternal life. The one who rejects the Son will not see life, but God's wrath remains on him.
But the scripture imprisoned everything and everyone under sin so that the promise could be given -- because of the faithfulness of Jesus Christ -- to those who believe.
1 John 5:11
And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.