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, then, shall we say? Is there unrighteousness with God? It could not be!
But, if our unrighteousness commends the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous, Who visits with wrath? (I speak after the manner of a man).
For God's wrath is revealed from Heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hinder the truth in unrighteousness;
And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while in uncircumcision; that he might be father of all who believe while in uncircumcision, that the righteousness might be reckoned to them;
But Isaiah is very bold, and says, "I was found by those who sought Me not; I became manifest to those who sought not after Me."
1 Corinthians 6:9
Or know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the Kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with men,
that at that time ye were apart from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world.
This, therefore, I say, and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the gentiles also walk, in the vanity of their mind,
1 Peter 4:3
For the time past is sufficient to have wrought the will of the gentiles, having walked in wantonness, lusts, wine-bibbings, revelings, carousings, and impious idolatries;
but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, did not attain to such a law.
1 Timothy 6:11
But do you, O man of God, flee these things: but pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, mildness.
Even the righteousness
for in it is revealed God's righteousness, from faith to faith; as it has been written, "But the righteous shall live by faith."
even a righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ, to all who believe; for there is no distinction;
Does this happiness, therefore, come upon the circumcision, or upon the uncircumcision also? For we say, "Faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness."
Having been justified, therefore, by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
for with the heart man believes unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the gentiles through faith, proclaimed beforehand the Gospel to Abraham, saying, "In you shall all the nations be blessed."
for we, in the Spirit, wait, by faith, for the hope of righteousness.
and be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is of law, but that which is through faith in Christ??he righteousness which is of God by faith:
By faith Noah, being divinely instructed concerning things not yet seen, moved with fear, prepared an ark for the saving of his house; through which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.