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;
If I justify myself, my own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, he shall prove me perverse.
What is man that he should be clean and that he that is born of a woman should be justified?
How then can man be justified with God? Or how can he that is born of a woman be clean?
And enter not into judgment with thy slave; for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.
I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; for 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 understanding, and thy neighbour as thyself.
For by the deeds of the law, no flesh shall be justified in his sight; for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
But to him that does not work, but believes in him that justifies the ungodly, the faith is counted as righteousness.
(for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand: not of works, but of him that calls),
And if by grace, then is it not by works; otherwise, the grace is no longer grace. But if it is of works, then it is no longer grace; otherwise, the work is no longer work.
knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law; for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He did not say, And to seeds, as of many, but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great charity 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 grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the times of the ages,
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a person be born again from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you, but now ye are washed, but now ye are sanctified, but now ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and in the Spirit of our God.
that he might sanctify and cleanse her in the washing of water by the word,
1 Peter 3:21
Unto the figure of which the baptism that does now correspond saves us (not taking away the uncleanness of the flesh, but giving testimony of a good conscience before God) by the resurrection of Jesus, the Christ,
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.
And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your soul that ye may experience what is that good and well pleasing and perfect will of God.
and be renewed in the spirit of your understanding
and being clothed with the new man, who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of the one that created him,
and have backslidden, be renewed again by repentance, crucifying again for themselves the Son of God and putting him to an open shame.
And from it Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet.
And thou shalt set the laver between the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar and shalt put water therein.
And of that which is left of the oil that is in his hand shall the priest put upon the tip of the right ear of the one that is to be purified and upon the thumb of his right hand and upon the great toe of his right foot, upon the blood of the expiation for the guilt;
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 child shall shepherd them.
I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour.
So then it is not of him that wills, nor of him that runs, but of God that has mercy.
Not of works, lest any man should boast.
1 John 4:19
We love him, because he first loved us.