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46 Bible Verses about Self Righteousness, And The Gospel
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Dost thou also make void My judgment? Dost thou condemn Me, That thou mayest be righteous?
wherefore by works of law shall no flesh be declared righteous before Him, for through law is a knowledge of sin.
having known also that a man is not declared righteous by works of law, if not through the faith of Jesus Christ, also we in Christ Jesus did believe, that we might be declared righteous by the faith of Christ, and not by works of law, wherefore declared righteous by works of law shall be no flesh.'
for by grace ye are having been saved, through faith, and this not of you -- of God the gift, not of works, that no one may boast;
(not by works that are in righteousness that we did but according to His kindness,) He did save us, through a bathing of regeneration, and a renewing of the Holy Spirit,
because all that is in the world -- the desire of the flesh, and the desire of the eyes, and the ostentation of the life -- is not of the Father, but of the world,
When they sin against Thee -- for there is not a man who sinneth not -- and Thou hast been angry with them, and hast given them before an enemy, and taken them captive have their captors, unto a land far off or near;
And we are as unclean -- all of us, And as a garment passing away, all our righteous acts; And we fade as a leaf -- all of us. And our iniquities as wind do take us away.
To Thee, O Lord, is the righteousness, and to us the shame 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, in all the lands whither Thou hast driven them, in their trespass that they have trespassed against Thee.
according as it hath been written -- 'There is none righteous, not even one;
Cease for you from man, Whose breath is in his nostrils, For -- in what is he esteemed?
When I receive an appointment, I -- I do judge uprightly. Melted is the earth and all its inhabitants, I -- I have pondered its pillars. Selah. I have said to the boastful, 'Be not boastful,' And to the wicked, 'Raise not up a horn.'
Thus said Jehovah: Cursed is the man who doth trust in man, And hath made flesh his arm, And from Jehovah whose heart turneth.
'For I say to you, that if your righteousness may not abound above that of the scribes and Pharisees, ye may not enter to the reign of the heavens.
for not knowing the righteousness of God, and their own righteousness seeking to establish, to the righteousness of God they did not submit.
I have brought near My righteousness, It is not far off, And My salvation -- it doth not tarry, And I have given in Zion salvation, To Israel My glory!
Thus said Jehovah: Let not the wise boast himself in his wisdom, Nor let the mighty boast himself in his might, Let not the rich boast himself in his riches, But -- in this let the boaster boast himself, In understanding and knowing Me, For I am Jehovah, doing kindness, Judgment, and righteousness, in the earth, For in these I have delighted, An affirmation of Jehovah.
For the righteousness of God in it is revealed from faith to faith, according as it hath been written, 'And the righteous one by faith shall live,'
and from all things from which ye were not able in the law of Moses to be declared righteous, in this one every one who is believing is declared righteous;
and of Him ye -- ye are in Christ Jesus, who became to us from God wisdom, righteousness also, and sanctification, and redemption,
for him who did not know sin, in our behalf He did make sin, that we may become the righteousness of God in him.
Having been declared righteous, then, by faith, we have peace toward God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
for we by the Spirit, by faith, a hope of righteousness do wait for,
for by grace ye are having been saved, through faith, and this not of you -- of God the gift,
And the tax-gatherer, having stood afar off, would not even the eyes lift up to the heaven, but was smiting on his breast, saying, God be propitious to me -- the sinner! I say to you, this one went down declared righteous, to his house, rather than that one: for every one who is exalting himself shall be humbled, and he who is humbling himself shall be exalted.'
for who doth make thee to differ? and what hast thou, that thou didst not receive? and if thou didst also receive, why dost thou glory as not having received?
and He said to me, 'Sufficient for thee is My grace, for My power in infirmity is perfected;' most gladly, therefore, will I rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of the Christ may rest on me:
for neither do those circumcised themselves keep the law, but they wish you to be circumcised, that in your flesh they may glory. And for me, let it not be -- to glory, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which to me the world hath been crucified, and I to the world;
But what things were to me gains, these I have counted, because of the Christ, loss; yes, indeed, and I count all things to be loss, because of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, because of whom of the all things I suffered loss, and do count them to be refuse, that Christ I may gain, and be found in him, not having my righteousness, which is of law, but that which is through faith of Christ -- the righteousness that is of God by the faith,
- Accepting Christ
- Being Saved
- Boasting Excluded
- Faith Kjv
- God's Things Revealed
- Imperfection, Influence Of
- Imputed Righteousness
- Justification By Faith
- Justification Under The Gospel
- Justification, Necessity Of
- Justified By Works
- Pride, Evil Of
- Righteous By Faith
- Righteousness imputed