Works Of The Law

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Leviticus 18:5

And you shall observe my statutes and my regulations {by which the person doing them shall live}; I [am] Yahweh.

Nehemiah 9:29

You warned them so that they would return to your law. Yet they acted arrogantly and did not listen to your commandments but sinned against your judgments that a person must do so that they may live. They turned a stubborn shoulder and stiffened their neck and would not listen.

Ezekiel 20:11

and I gave my statutes to them, and my regulations I made known to them, which, if a person does them, then he will live by them.

Ezekiel 20:13

"But in the desert the house of Israel rebelled against me; {they did not walk in my statutes}, and they rejected my regulations, which, if a person does them, he will live by them, and they greatly profaned my Sabbaths, and I decided to pour out my rage on them in the desert to destroy them,

Ezekiel 20:21

But the children rebelled against me; {they did not walk in my statutes}, and {they did not observe my regulations}, which [if] a person does them, then he will live by them. My Sabbaths they desecrated, and I decided to pour out my rage on them, to finish my anger against them in the desert.

Romans 10:5

For Moses writes about the righteousness [that is] from the law: "The person who does [this] will live by it."

Galatians 3:12

But the law is not from faith, but "the one who does these [things] will live by them."

Romans 2:13

For it is not the hearers of the law [who are] righteous in the sight of God, but the doers of the law will be declared righteous.

Romans 9:32

Why that? Because [they did] not [pursue it] by faith, but as [if] by works. They stumbled over the {stone that causes people to stumble},

Luke 10:28

And he said to him, "You have answered correctly. Do this and you will live."

Romans 4:2

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

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.

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}.

Romans 4:5

But to the one who does not work, but who believes in the one who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited for righteousness,

Romans 4:6

just as David also speaks about the blessing of the person to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse, for it is written, "Cursed [is] everyone who does not abide by all [the things] that are written in the book of the law to do them."

Hebrews 4:10

For the one who has entered into his rest has also himself rested from his works, just as God [did] from his own [works].

Romans 9:11-12

for [although they] had not yet been born, or done anything good or evil, in order that the purpose of God according to election might remain, not by works but by the one who calls--it was said to her, "The older will serve the younger,"

Galatians 3:2

I want only to learn this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

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