Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith.
Even the righteousness
What shall we say then? Is there injustice in God? No, in no wise.
And if our iniquity commends the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Shall for this reason God be unjust who sends punishment? (I speak as a man.)
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and injustice of men, who hold back the truth with injustice;
And he received the circumcision as a sign, as a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had, yet being uncircumcised, that he might be the father of all the uncircumcised believers, that it might be counted unto them also as righteousness,
But Isaiah is very bold and says, I was found by those that did not seek me; I manifested myself unto those that did not ask after me.
I was sought of those that did not ask for me; I was found of those that did not seek me; I said, Here I am, Here I am, unto a people that did not invoke my name.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Know ye not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers nor effeminate nor homosexuals
that at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world,
This I say, therefore, and require in the Lord that from now on ye not walk as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their own senses,
1 Peter 4:3
For it should suffice us that during the time past of our life we had done the will of the Gentiles, when we conversed in lasciviousness, lusts, drunkenness, gluttony, orgies, and abominable idolatries.
and Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness.
The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the LORD, but he loves him that follows after righteousness.
He that follows after righteousness and mercy shall find life, righteousness, and honour.
Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD; look unto the rock from which ye are hewn and to the hole of the pit from which ye are dug.
1 Timothy 6:11
But thou, O man of God, flee these things and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, charity, tolerance, meekness.
Even the righteousness
For in him is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith, as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
the righteousness, that is, of God by the faith of Jesus, the Christ, for all and upon all those that believe in him, for there is no difference;
Is this blessedness, therefore, only upon the circumcision or also upon the uncircumcision? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham as righteousness.
Justified therefore by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus, the Christ,
For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto saving health.
And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles through faith, evangelized Abraham in advance, saying, In thee shall all the Gentiles be blessed.
For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
and be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:
By faith Noah, having received revelation of things not seen as yet, with great care prepared an ark to the saving of his house, by which he condemned the world and was made heir of the righteousness which is by faith.