Romans 2:7; Romans 2:15; Romans 3:20; Romans 3:27-28; Romans 4:2; Romans 9:11; Romans 9:32; Romans 11:6; Romans 13:3; Romans 13:12; Romans 14:20
To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:
Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness , and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another ;)
Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
Where is boasting then? It is excluded . By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.
Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.
For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God.
(For the children being not yet born , neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand , not of works, but of him that calleth ;)
Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone ;
And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:
The night is far spent , the day is at hand : let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
For meat destroy not the work of God. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that man who eateth with offence.