Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
For God's mercy has appeared and brought salvation to all men,
but by his mercy they are made upright for nothing, by the deliverance secured through Christ Jesus.
Now paying a workman is not considered a favor, but an obligation,
So as we have been made upright by faith, let us live in peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
But if it is by his mercy, it is not for anything they have done. Otherwise, his mercy would not be mercy at all.
1 Corinthians 6:11
Some of you used to be like that; but you have washed it all away, you have been consecrated, you have become upright, by the power of our Lord Jesus Christ and through the Spirit of our God.
but who know that a man is not made upright by doing what the Law commands, but by faith in Christ Jesus??ven we believed in Christ Jesus, so as to be made upright by faith in Christ and not by doing what the Law commands??or by doing what the Law commands no one can be made upright.
and if children, heirs also; heirs of God, and fellow-heirs with Christ, if we really share his sufferings in order to share his glory too.
And if you belong to Christ, then you are true descendants of Abraham and his heirs under the promise.
So you are no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, then an heir, made so by God.
Therefore, God in his desire to make it perfectly clear to those to whom he made his promise, that his purpose was unalterable, bound himself with an oath,
Faith led Noah, when he was warned by God of things no one then saw, in obedience to the warning to build an ark in which to save his family, and by such faith he condemned the world, and came to possess that uprightness which faith produces.
Listen, my dear brothers. Has not God chosen the world's poor to be rich in faith, and to possess the kingdom that he promised to those who love him?
1 Peter 3:7
You married men also must be considerate in living with your wives. You must show deference to women as the weaker sex, sharing the gift of life with you, so that there may be nothing to interfere with your prayers.
in the hope of eternal life, which God who never lies promised ages ago,
while we wait for the fulfilment of our blessed hope in the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Christ Jesus.