Self Righteousness, And The Gospel

Most Relevant Verses

Job 9:2

"Truly I know that it is so, but how can man be just with God?

1 Samuel 6:20

The men of Beth Shemesh said, "Who is able to stand before Yahweh, this holy God? 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? What is he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Job 32:2

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

Job 40:8

Will you even annul my judgment? Will you condemn me, that you may be justified?

Psalm 130:3

If you, Yah, kept a record of sins, Lord, who could stand?

Romans 9:31

but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, didn't arrive at the law of righteousness.

Galatians 2:16

yet knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, even we believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ, and not by the works of the law, because no flesh will be justified by the works of the law.

Galatians 3:11

Now that no man is justified by the law before God is evident, for, "The righteous will live by faith."

Ephesians 2:8-9

for by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, that no one would boast.

2 Chronicles 6:36

"If they sin against you (for there is no man who doesn't sin), and you are angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captive to a land far off or near;

Ezra 9:15

Yahweh, the God of Israel, you are righteous; for we are left a remnant that has escaped, as it is this day. Behold, we are before you in our guiltiness; for none can stand before you because of this."

Psalm 14:3

They have all gone aside. They have together become corrupt. There is none who does good, no, not one.

Daniel 9:7

Lord, righteousness belongs to you, but to us confusion of face, as at this day; to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to all Israel, who are near, and who 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 choose the appointed time, I will judge blamelessly. The earth and all its inhabitants quake. I firmly hold its pillars. Selah. I said to the arrogant, "Don't boast!" I said to the wicked, "Don't lift up the horn.

Romans 10:3

For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, they didn't subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

Psalm 98:2

Yahweh has made known his salvation. He has openly shown his righteousness 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 wait; and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.

Isaiah 51:5

My righteousness is near, my salvation is gone forth, and my arms shall judge the peoples; the islands shall wait for me, and on my arm shall they trust.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says Yahweh, Don't let the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, don't let the rich man glory in his riches; but let him who glories glory in this, that he has understanding, and knows me, that I am Yahweh who exercises loving kindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says Yahweh.

Acts 13:39

and by him everyone who believes is justified from all things, from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.

Luke 18:13-14

But the tax collector, standing far away, wouldn't even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat 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 who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."

Romans 3:27

Where then is the boasting? It is 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 toward God.

Galatians 6:13-14

For even they who receive circumcision don't keep the law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised, that they may boast in your flesh. But far be it from me to boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

Philippians 3:7-9

However, what things were gain to me, these have I counted loss for Christ. Yes most certainly, and I count all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus, my Lord, for whom I suffered the loss of all things, and count them nothing but refuse, that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own, that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;

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