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27 Bible Verses about Justification, Necessity Of
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"You are they," He said to them, "who boast of their own goodness before men, but God sees your hearts; for that which holds a proud position among men is detestable in God's sight.
And to some who relied on themselves as being righteous men, and looked down upon all others, He addressed this parable. "Two men went up to the Temple to pray," He said; "one being a Pharisee and the other a tax-gatherer. The Pharisee, standing erect, prayed as follows by himself: "'O God, I thank Thee that I am not like other people--I am not a thief nor a cheat nor an adulterer, nor do I even resemble this tax-gatherer.read more.
I fast twice a week. I pay the tithe on all my gains.' "But the tax-gatherer, standing far back, would not so much as lift his eyes to Heaven, but kept beating his breast and saying, "'O God, be reconciled to me, sinner that I am.' "I tell you that this man went home more thoroughly absolved from guilt than the other; for every one who uplifts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be uplifted."
But make His Kingdom and righteousness your chief aim, and then these things shall all be given you in addition.
And, righteous Father, though the world has failed to recognize Thee, I have known Thee, and these have perceived that Thou didst send me.
For in the Good News a righteousness which comes from God is being revealed, depending on faith and tending to produce faith; as the Scripture has it, "The righteous man shall live by faith."
a righteousness coming from God, which depends on faith in Jesus Christ and extends to all who believe. No distinction is made;
Then I saw a door open in Heaven, and a white horse appeared. Its rider was named "Faithful and True" --being One who in righteousness acts as Judge, and makes war.
But I tell you that for every careless word that men shall speak they will be held accountable on the day of Judgement.
on the day when God will judge the secrets of men's lives by Jesus Christ, as declared in the Good News as I have taught it.
The only real Lawgiver and Judge is He who is able to save or to destroy. Who are you to sit in judgement on your fellow man?
So that the Law itself is holy, and the Commandment is holy, just and good.
For what was impossible to the Law--powerless as it was because it acted through frail humanity--God effected. Sending His own Son in a body like that of sinful human nature and as a sacrifice for sin, He pronounced sentence upon sin in human nature; in order that in our case the requirements of the Law might be fully met. For our lives are regulated not by our earthly, but by our spiritual natures.
for all alike have sinned, and all consciously come short of the glory of God,
If we claim to be already free from sin, we lead ourselves astray and the truth has no place in our hearts.
For on the ground of obedience to Law no man living will be declared righteous before Him. Law simply brings a sure knowledge of sin. But now a righteousness coming from God has been brought to light apart from any Law, both Law and Prophets bearing witness to it--
You and I, though we are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners, know that it is not through obedience to Law that a man can be declared free from guilt, but only through faith in Jesus Christ. We have therefore believed in Christ Jesus, for the purpose of being declared free from guilt, through faith in Christ and not through obedience to Law. For through obedience to Law no human being shall be declared free from guilt.
For I assure you that unless your righteousness greatly surpasses that of the Scribes and the Pharisees, you will certainly not find entrance into the Kingdom of the Heavens.
For on the ground of obedience to Law no man living will be declared righteous before Him. Law simply brings a sure knowledge of sin.
I do not nullify the grace of God; for if acquittal from guilt is obtainable through the Law, then Christ has died in vain."
Answer me this one question, "Is it on the ground of your obedience to the Law that you received the Spirit, or is it because, when you heard, you believed?" Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now going to reach perfection through what is external?
Now when Peter visited Antioch, I remonstrated with him to his face, because he had incurred just censure.
Christ has become nothing to any of you who are seeking acceptance with God through the Law: you have fallen away from grace.
although I myself might have some excuse for confidence in outward ceremonies. If any one else claims a right to trust in them, far more may I: circumcised, as I was, on the eighth day, a member of the race of Israel and of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew sprung from Hebrews; as to the Law a Pharisee; as to zeal, a persecutor of the Church; as to the righteousness which comes through Law, blameless.read more.
Yet all that was gain to me--for Christ's sake I have reckoned it loss. Nay, I even reckon all things as pure loss because of the priceless privilege of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. And for His sake I have suffered the loss of everything, and reckon it all as mere refuse, in order that I may win Christ and be found in union with Him,
- Accepting Christ
- Christ Our Righteousness
- Excellent Law
- Faith Kjv
- God's Word Gives Wisdom
- God's Word Is Righteous
- God, As Judge
- God, Righteousness Of
- God, Will Of
- Grace, And Salvation
- Imputed Righteousness
- Judgement Day
- Justification Under The Gospel
- Last Judgment
- Law, And Gospel
- Law, Purpose Of
- Names And Titles For Christ
- Righteousness imputed
- Righteousness, As Faith
- Salvation Not By Works
- Scripture, Sufficiency Of