25 Bible Verses about Works Of The Law
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So you must keep my statutes and my regulations; anyone who does so will live by keeping them. I am the Lord.
And you solemnly admonished them in order to return them to your law, but they behaved presumptuously and did not obey your commandments. They sinned against your ordinances -- those by which an individual, if he obeys them, will live. They boldly turned from you; they rebelled and did not obey.
I gave them my statutes and revealed my regulations to them. The one who carries them out will live by them!
But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness; they did not follow my statutes and they rejected my regulations (the one who obeys them will live by them), and they utterly desecrated my Sabbaths. So I decided to pour out my rage on them in the wilderness and destroy them.
"'But the children rebelled against me, did not follow my statutes, did not observe my regulations by carrying them out (the one who obeys them will live by them), and desecrated my Sabbaths. I decided to pour out my rage on them and fully vent my anger against them in the wilderness.
For Moses writes about the righteousness that is by the law: "The one who does these things will live by them."
But the law is not based on faith, but the one who does the works of the law will live by them.
For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous before God, but those who do the law will be declared righteous.
Why not? Because they pursued it not by faith but (as if it were possible) by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone,
Jesus said to him, "You have answered correctly; do this, and you will live."
For if Abraham was declared righteous by the works of the law, he has something to boast about -- but not before God.
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.
he saved us not by works of righteousness that we have done but on the basis of his mercy, through the washing of the new birth and the renewing of the Holy Spirit,
He is the one who saved us and called us with a holy calling, not based on our works but on his own purpose and grace, granted to us in Christ Jesus before time began,
For no one is declared righteous before him by the works of the law, for through the law comes the knowledge of sin.
yet we know that no one is justified by the works of the law but by the faithfulness of Jesus Christ. And we have come to believe in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by the faithfulness of Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified.
For we consider that a person is declared righteous by faith apart from the works of the law.
But to the one who does not work, but believes in the one who declares the ungodly righteous, his faith is credited as righteousness.
So even David himself speaks regarding the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
For all who rely on doing the works of the law are under a curse, because it is written, "Cursed is everyone who does not keep on doing everything written in the book of the law."
For the one who enters God's rest has also rested from his works, just as God did from his own works.
Therefore we must progress beyond the elementary instructions about Christ and move on to maturity, not laying this foundation again: repentance from dead works and faith in God,
even before they were born or had done anything good or bad (so that God's purpose in election would stand, not by works but by his calling) -- it was said to her, "The older will serve the younger,"
The only thing I want to learn from you is this: Did you receive the Spirit by doing the works of the law or by believing what you heard?
And if it is by grace, it is no longer by works, otherwise grace would no longer be grace.
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