Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;
Though I be righteous, mine own mouth shall condemn me: Though I be perfect, it shall prove me perverse.
What is man, that he should be clean? And he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
How then can man be just with God? Or how can he be clean that is born of a woman?
And enter not into judgment with thy servant; For in thy sight no man living is righteous.
I will declare thy righteousness; and as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.
And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbor as thyself.
because by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified in his sight; for through the law cometh the knowledge of sin.
But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is reckoned for righteousness.
for the children being not yet born, neither having done anything good or bad, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth,
But if it is by grace, it is no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace.
yet knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, even we believed on Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ, and not by the works of the law: because by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
Now to Abraham were the promises spoken, and to his seed. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.
but God, being rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,
2 Timothy 1:9
who saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before times eternal,
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except one be born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you: but ye were washed, but ye were sanctified, but ye were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and in the Spirit of our God.
that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of water with the word,
1 Peter 3:21
which also after a true likeness doth now save you, even baptism, not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the interrogation of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ;
Create in me a clean heart, O God; And renew a right spirit within me.
And be not fashioned according to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, and ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
and that ye be renewed in the spirit of your mind,
and have put on the new man, that is being renewed unto knowledge after the image of him that created him:
and then fell away, it is impossible to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.
And Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet thereat:
And thou shalt set the laver between the tent of meeting and the altar, and shalt put water therein.
and of the rest of the oil that is in his hand shall the priest put upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be cleansed, and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot, upon the blood of the trespass-offering:
And the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.
I, even I, am Jehovah; and besides me there is no saviour.
So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that hath mercy.
not of works, that no man should glory.
1 John 4:19
We love, because he first loved us.