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For it is not by hearing the Law that people are put right with God, but by doing what the Law commands.
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For not the hearers of the law are just before God: but the doers of the law shall be justified.
Romans 2:25 Circumcision profiteth indeed, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a transgressor of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
Deuteronomy 4:1 And now, O Israel, hear the commandments and judgments which I teach thee: that doing them, thou mayst live, and entering in mayst possess the land which the Lord the God of your fathers will give you.
Deuteronomy 5:1 And Moses called all Israel, and said to them: Hear, O Israel, the ceremonies and judgments, which I speak in your ears this day: learn them, and fulfil them in work.
Deuteronomy 6:3 Hear, O Israel, and observe to do the things which the Lord hath commanded thee, that it may be well with thee, and thou mayst be greatly multiplied, as the Lord the God of thy fathers hath promised thee a land flowing with milk and honey.
Deuteronomy 30:12-14 Nor is it in heaven, that thou shouldst say: Which of us can go up to heaven to bring it unto us, and we may hear and fulfil it in work? . . .
Ezekiel 20:11 And I gave them my statutes, and I shewed them my judgments, which if a man do, he shall live in them.
Ezekiel 33:30-33 And thou son of man: the children of thy people, that talk of thee by the walls, and in the doors of the houses, and speak one to another each man to his neighbour, saying: Come, and let us hear what is the word that cometh forth from the Lord. . . .
Matthew 7:21-27 Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven: but he that doth the will of my Father who is in heaven, he shall enter into the kingdom of heaven. . . .
Luke 8:21 Who answering, said to them: My mother and my brethren are they who hear the word of God and do it.
James 1:22-25 But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. . . .
1 John 2:29 If you know that he is just, know ye, that every one also who doth justice is born of him.
1 John 3:7 Little children, let no man deceive you. He that doth justice is just, even as he is just.
Romans 3:20,23 Because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified before him. For by the law is the knowledge of sin. . . .
Romans 10:5 For Moses wrote that the justice which is of the law: The man that shall do it shall live by it.
Luke 10:25-29 And behold a certain lawyer stood up, tempting him and saying, Master, what must I do to possess eternal life? . . .
Galatians 3:11,12 But that in the law no man is justified with God, it is manifest: because the just man liveth by faith. . . .
Romans 3:30 For it is one God that justifieth circumcision by faith and uncircumcision through faith.
Romans 4:2-5 For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory, but not before God. . . .
Psalm 143:2 And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.
Luke 18:14 I say to you, this man went down into his house justified rather than the other: because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Acts 13:39 In him every one that believeth is justified.
Galatians 2:16 But knowing that man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, we also believe in Christ Jesus, that we may be justified by the faith of Christ and not by the works of the law: because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified.
Galatians 5:4 You are made void of Christ, you who are justified in the law: you are fallen from grace.
James 2:21-25 Was not Abraham our father justified by works, offering up Isaac his son upon the altar? . . .
ContextGod's Righteous Judgment
…12For whosoever have sinned without the law shall perish without the law: and whosoever have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law. 13For not the hearers of the law are just before God: but the doers of the law shall be justified. 14For when the Gentiles, who have not the law, do by nature those things that are of the law; these, having not the law, are a law to themselves.…
And the Lord said to me: Proclaim aloud all these words in the cities of Juda, and in the streets of Jerusalem, saying: Hear ye the words of the covenant, and do them:
Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven: but he that doth the will of my Father who is in heaven, he shall enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Every one therefore that heareth these my words, and doth them, shall be likened to a wise man that built his house upon a rock,
If you know these things, you shall be blessed if you do them.
Circumcision profiteth indeed, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a transgressor of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
1 Corinthians 4:4
For I am not conscious to myself of anything. Yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.
But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
But he that hath looked into the perfect law of liberty and hath continued therein, not becoming a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work: this man shall be blessed in his deed.
Religion clean and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep one's self unspotted from this world.
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