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8 Bible Verses about Salvation, Boasting Impossible

Most Relevant Verses

Ephesians 2:8-9

For by such grace you have been saved through faith. This does not come from you; it is the gift of God and not the result of actions, to put a stop to all boasting.

Romans 3:27

What, then, is there to boast about? That has been eliminated. On what principle? On that of actions? No, but on the principle of faith.

Romans 4:2-4

For if Abraham was justified by actions, he would have had something to boast about though not before God. For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness." Now to someone who works, wages are not considered a gift but an obligation.

Romans 11:6

But if this is by grace, then it is no longer on the basis of actions. Otherwise, grace would no longer be grace.

2 Corinthians 10:17

"The person who boasts should boast in the Lord."

Jeremiah 9:23-24

This is what the LORD says: "The wise man is not to boast in his wisdom; the strong man is not to boast in his strength; and the rich man is not to boast in his riches. Rather, let the one who boasts, boast in this: that he understands and knows me, for I am the LORD who acts with gracious love, justice, and righteousness in the land. I delight in these things," declares the LORD.

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