Works Of The Law

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Leviticus 18:5

Keep my statutes and my ordinances, which a person is to obey in order to live in them. I am the LORD.

Nehemiah 9:29

You admonished them to return to your Law, but they acted arrogantly, and would not listen to your commands. They sinned against your regulations, which if anyone obeys, he will live by them. They turned away, being stubborn and stiff-necked, and they did not listen.

Ezekiel 20:11

where I gave them my statutes and revealed my ordinances to them, which if a person observes, he'll live by them.

Ezekiel 20:13

"But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness. They didn't live by my statutes. They despised my ordinances, which if a person observes, he'll live by them. They greatly profaned my Sabbaths. So I said I would pour out my anger on them and bring them to an end in the wilderness.

Ezekiel 20:21

"But they rebelled against me. They didn't live according to my statutes, observe my ordinances, or practice them, by which a person will live. They also kept profaning my Sabbaths. So I said that I was going to pour out my anger on them and in my anger I'm going to bring about a complete end to them in the wilderness.

Romans 10:5

For Moses writes about the righteousness that comes from the Law as follows: "The person who obeys these things will find life by them."

Galatians 3:12

But the Law has nothing to do with faith. Instead, "The person who keeps the commandments will have life in them."

Romans 2:13

For it is not merely those who hear the Law who are righteous in God's sight. No, it is those who follow the Law, who will be justified.

Romans 9:32

Why not? Because they did not pursue it on the basis of faith, but as if it were based on achievements. They stumbled over the stone that causes people to stumble.

Luke 10:28

Jesus told him, "You have answered correctly. "Do this, and you will live.'"

Romans 4:2

For if Abraham was justified by actions, he would have had something to boast about though not before God.

Ephesians 2:8-9

For by such grace you have been saved through faith. This does not come from you; it is the gift of God and not the result of actions, to put a stop to all boasting.

Galatians 2:16

yet we know that a person is not justified by doing what the Law requires, but rather by the faithfulness of Jesus the Messiah. We, too, have believed in the Messiah Jesus so that we might be justified by the faithfulness of the Messiah and not by doing what the Law requires, for no human being will be justified by doing what the Law requires.

Romans 4:5

However, to someone who does not work, but simply believes in the one who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness.

Romans 4:6

Likewise, David also speaks of the blessedness of the person whom God regards as righteous apart from actions:

Galatians 3:10

Certainly all who depend on the actions of the Law are under a curse. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who does not obey everything that is written in the Book of the Law!"

Hebrews 4:10

because the one who enters God's rest has himself rested from his own actions, just as God did from his.

Hebrews 6:1

Therefore, leaving behind the elementary teachings about the Messiah, let us continue to be carried along to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead actions, faith toward God,

Romans 9:11-12

Yet before their children had been born or had done anything good or bad (so that God's plan of election might continue to operate according to his calling and not by actions), Rebecca was told, "The older child will serve the younger one."

Galatians 3:2

I want to learn only one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by doing the actions of the Law or by believing what you heard?

Romans 11:6

But if this is by grace, then it is no longer on the basis of actions. Otherwise, grace would no longer be grace.

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