Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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;

Bible References

By works

Luke 10:27
And he answered, 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.
Romans 3:20
Wherefore by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified before Him: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
Romans 4:5
but to him that worketh not, but believeth on Him who justifieth the ungodly, his faith is accounted for righteousness.
Romans 9:11
(when the children were not yet born, nor had done either good or evil, that the purpose of God according to his choice might abide, not on account of works, but of Him that calleth,) it was said to her, the elder shall serve the younger:
Romans 11:6
And if by grace, it is no more of works: for then grace is no longer grace. But if of works, it is no more grace: for then work is no longer work.
Galatians 2:16
knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
Galatians 3:16
Now the promises were made to Abraham, and to his seed. He doth not say, "and to seeds," as of many; but as of one, "and to thy seed," which is Christ.
Ephesians 2:4
But God being rich in mercy, through his great love wherewith He loved us,
2 Timothy 1:9
who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose, and grace bestowed upon us through Christ Jesus, before the world was,

Washing

John 3:3
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily verily I tell thee, Unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the spirit of our God.
Ephesians 5:26
to sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
1 Peter 3:21
The resemblance of which, even baptism, doth also now save us, (not the outward cleansing of filth from the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience towards God) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Renewing

Romans 12:2
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may experience what is the good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.
Ephesians 4:23
and be renewed in the spirit of your mind;
Colossians 3:10
and have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge, after the image of Him that created him.
Hebrews 6:6
and the powers of the gospel-age, and yet fall away, should be renewed again to repentance: since they again crucify to themselves the Son of God, and make an open example of Him.

General references

Romans 9:16
So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.
Ephesians 2:9
for we are his workmanship,
1 John 4:19
We love Him, because He first loved us. If any one say,