Self Righteousness, And The Gospel

Most Relevant Verses

Job 9:2

I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just before 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 it 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 he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Job 32:2

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

Job 40:8

Will you also annul my judgment? will you condemn me, that you may be righteous?

Psalm 130:3

If you, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?

Romans 9:31

But Israel, who 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 man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.

Ephesians 2:9

Not of works, lest any man should boast.

2 Chronicles 6:36

If they sin against you, (for there is no man who sins not,) and you are angry with them, and deliver them over to their enemies, and they carry them away captives unto a land far or near;

Ezra 9:15

O LORD God of Israel, you are righteous: for we remain yet escaped, as it is this day: behold, we are before you in our trespasses: for we cannot stand before you because of this.

Psalm 14:3

They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that does good, no, not one.

Daniel 9:7

O Lord, righteousness belongs unto you, but unto us shame 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 countries where you have driven them, because of their trespass that they have trespassed against you.

Psalm 75:2-4

When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly. The earth and all inhabitants are dissolved: I hold up the pillars of it. Selah. I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not 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 salvation: his righteousness has he openly showed in the sight of the nations.

Isaiah 46:13

I bring near my righteousness: it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not tarry: and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.

Isaiah 51:5

My righteousness is near; my salvation has gone forth, and my arms shall judge the people; the coastlands shall wait upon me, and on my arm shall they trust.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says the LORD, 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 and knows me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the LORD.

Acts 13:39

And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.

Luke 18:13-14

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

Romans 3:27

Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.

Romans 4:2

For if Abraham were justified by works, he has something in which to boast; but not before God.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who makes you to differ from another? and what have you that you did not receive? now if you did receive it, why do you glory, as if you had not received it?

2 Corinthians 11:30

If I must boast, I will boast of the things which concern my weaknesses.

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 God forbid that I should 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 what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Yea doubtless, and I count all things but 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 rubbish, 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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