Self Righteousness, And The Gospel

Most Relevant Verses

Job 9:2

"Truly I know that [it is] so, but how can a human being be just before God?

1 Samuel 6:20

Then the men of Beth Shemesh asked, "Who [is] able to stand before Yahweh, this holy God? And to whom shall it go up from us?"

Job 4:17

'Can a human being be more righteous than God, or can a man be more pure than his Maker?

Job 15:14

"What [is] a human being, that he can be clean, or that [one] born of a woman can be righteous?

Job 32:2

So Elihu the son of Barakel the Buzite, from the clan of Ram, {became angry}. {He became angry} at Job because he justified himself rather than God,

Job 40:8

"Indeed, would you annul my justice? Would you condemn me, so that you might be righteous?

Psalm 130:3

If you, O Yah, should {keep track of} iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?

Romans 9:31

But Israel, pursuing the law of righteousness, did not attain to the law.

Galatians 2:16

but knowing that a person is not justified by the works of the law, if not by faith in Jesus Christ, and we have believed in Christ Jesus so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law {no human being will be justified}.

Galatians 3:11

Now [it is] clear that no one is justified in the sight of God by the law, because "the one who is righteous will live by faith."

Ephesians 2:8-9

For by grace you are saved through faith, and this [is] not from yourselves, [it is] the gift of God; [it is] not from works, so that no one can boast.

2 Chronicles 6:36

When they sin against you--for there is no person who does not sin--and you become angry with them and place them before their enemy that they carry them away as captives to a land far or near,

Ezra 9:15

Yahweh, God of Israel, you are righteous, for we have been left this day as a remnant. Here we are before you in our guilt, for none can stand before you because of this."

Psalm 14:3

All have gone astray; they are altogether corrupt. There is not one who does good; there is not even one.

Daniel 9:7

"{Righteousness belongs to you, O Lord}, and on us [is] open shame, [just] as [it is] this day to the people of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem and to all Israel, {those who are near and those who are far off} in all the lands [to] which you have driven them, because of their infidelity which they displayed against you.

Psalm 75:2-4

"I will indeed set an appointed time; I will judge fairly. [The] earth and all its inhabitants [are] shaking; I steady its columns. Selah I say to the boastful, 'Do not boast!' and to the wicked, 'Do not lift up [your] horn!

Romans 10:3

For ignoring the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

Psalm 98:2

Yahweh has made known his salvation; to the eyes of the nations he has revealed his righteousness.

Isaiah 46:13

I bring my righteousness near; [it is] not far. And my salvation will not delay; and I will put salvation in Zion, for Israel my glory."

Isaiah 51:5

My righteousness [is] near; my salvation has gone out, and my arms will judge [the] peoples. [The] coastlands wait for me, and for my arm they wait.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says Yahweh, "[The] wise man must not boast in his wisdom, and the warrior must not boast in his might, [the] wealthy man must not boast in his wealth. {But only} in this must the one who boasts boast, [that] he has insight, and [that] he knows me, that I [am] Yahweh, showing loyal love, justice, and righteousness on the earth, for in these [things] I delight," {declares} Yahweh.

Luke 18:13-14

But the tax collector, standing far away, did not want even to raise his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!' I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than that one! For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

Romans 3:27

Therefore, where [is] boasting? It has been excluded. By what kind of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith.

Romans 4:2

For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.

2 Corinthians 11:30

If it is necessary to boast, I will boast [about] {the things related to my weakness}.

Galatians 6:13-14

For not even those who are circumcised observe the law themselves, but they want you to be circumcised in order that they may boast in your flesh. But [as] for me, may it never be [that I] boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

Philippians 3:7-9

But whatever [things] were gain to me, these [things] I have considered loss because of Christ. {More than that}, even consider all [things] to be loss because of the surpassing greatness of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for the sake of whom I have suffered the loss of all [things], and consider [them] dung, in order that I may gain Christ and may be found in him, not having my righteousness [which is] from the law, but [which is] through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God on the basis of faith,

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