Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.

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Romans 9:30
What shall we hence conclude? that the Gentiles who sought not after justice, have obtained justice, even to that which is by faith:
Romans 10:2
for I bear them witness, that they have a zeal for God, but not guided by true knowledge.
Galatians 3:21
Is the law then opposite to the promises? by no means. for if there had been a law given, which could have given life, certainly justification should have been by the law.
Philippians 3:6
if zeal is to be regarded, I persecuted the church; if the integrity prescrib'd by the law, I am without reproach;


Romans 3:20
for by the observation of the law no one shall be justified in his sight, since it is the law that takes cognizance of sin.
Romans 4:14
for if they only who are of the law have right of possession, faith is made useless, and the promise becomes of no effect.
Romans 11:7
"What then, hath not Israel obtained what he sought for?" no, but the chosen remnant have obtained it, and the rest are obdurate to this day,
Galatians 3:10
but they that rest themselves upon the works of the law, are obnoxious to the curse: for it is written, " cursed is every one, who continueth not in all things, which are written in the book of the law, to do them:"
Galatians 5:3
for I testify to every man that is circumcised, that he is under an obligation to perform the whole law.
James 2:10
for he that violates but one precept of the whole law, is as obnoxious to punishment, as if he had broke thro' all the rest.

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Matthew 19:30
but many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.
Mark 10:31
but they that are first shall be last, and the last shall be first.