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;
And he answered, "'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind'; and 'your neighbor as yourself.'"
Therefore no flesh will be justified in his sight by works of the law, for through the law comes knowledge of sin.
And to one who does not work but trusts him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is reckoned as righteousness.
though the twins were not yet born and had done nothing either good or bad, in order that God's purpose of election might stand, not because of works but because of his call,
And if it is by grace, then it is no longer on the basis of works; otherwise, grace would no longer be grace.
yet who know that a man is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ, and not by works of the law, because by works of the law will no flesh be justified.
Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He does not say, "And to seeds," as referring to many, but rather to one, "And to your seed," that is, Christ.
But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us,
2 Timothy 1:9
who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and the grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,
Jesus answered him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God."
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,
1 Peter 3:21
And corresponding to that, baptism now saves younot the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good consciencethrough the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
and be renewed in the spirit of your minds,
and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.
and then have fallen away, to renew them again to repentance, since they crucify again for themselves the Son of God, and put him to an open shame.