Self Righteousness, And The Gospel

Most Relevant Verses

Job 9:2

I know it is so of a truth, but how shall a man be justified with God?

1 Samuel 6:20

And the men of Bethshemesh said, Who is able to stand before this holy LORD God? And to whom shall he go up from us?

Job 4:17

Shall mortal man be more just than God? Shall a man be more pure than his maker?

Job 15:14

What is man that he should be clean and that he that is born of a woman should be justified?

Job 32:2

Then the wrath of Elihu, the son of Barachel, the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram, was kindled; against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.

Job 40:8

Wilt thou disannul my judgment? Wilt thou condemn me, that thou may be justified?

Psalm 130:3

If thou, O LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall endure?

Romans 9:31

and Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness.

Galatians 2:16

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.

Galatians 3:11

But that no one is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident, for The just shall live by faith.

Ephesians 2:8-9

For by grace are ye saved through faith and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God, Not of works, lest any man should boast.

2 Chronicles 6:36

If they sin against thee (for there is no man who does not sin,)and thou art angry with them and deliver them over before their enemies so that those that take them carry them away captives unto an enemy land far off or near,

Ezra 9:15

O LORD God of Israel, thou art righteous; for we have an escape, as it is this day, behold us here, before thee in our guiltiness; for we cannot stand before thee because of this.

Psalm 14:3

They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is no one that does good, no, not one.

Daniel 9:7

O Lord, the righteousness belongs unto thee, but unto us the confusion of face, as at this day; to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and unto all Israel, that are near and that are far off through all the lands where thou hast driven them because of their rebellion with which they have rebelled against thee.

Psalm 75:2-4

When I shall receive the congregation, I will judge uprightly. The earth and all its inhabitants are dissolved; I bore up the pillars of it. Selah. I said unto the fools, Do not deal foolishly and to the wicked, Do not lift up the horn:

Romans 10:3

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

Psalm 98:2

The LORD has made known his saving health; he has openly showed his righteousness in the sight of the Gentiles.

Isaiah 46:13

I cause my righteousness to come near; it shall not go away; and my salvation shall not be stayed: and I will place salvation in Zion; and my glory in Israel.

Isaiah 51:5

My righteousness is near; my saving health is gone forth, and my arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait upon me; and on my arm shall they place their hope.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus hath the LORD said, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches; but let him that glories glory in this, that he understands me and knows me, that I am the LORD who does mercy, judgment, and righteousness in the earth: for in these things I delight, said the LORD.

Luke 18:13-14

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, reconcile me, a sinner. I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for anyone that exalts himself shall be humbled, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

Romans 3:27

Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? No, but by the law of faith.

Romans 4:2

For if Abraham were justified by works, he has reason to glory in himself, but not before God.

2 Corinthians 11:30

If I must needs glory, I will glory of the things which concern my weakness.

Galatians 6:13-14

For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law, but desire to have you circumcised that they may glory in your flesh. But in no wise should I glory, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.

Philippians 3:7-9

But those things which were gain to me, I counted loss for Christ. And doubtless I even count all things as loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ and be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:

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