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Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Romans 3:20
For no flesh will be justified in His sight by the works of the law, for through the law [comes] the knowledge of sin.
Romans 3:27
Where then is boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? By one of works? No, on the contrary, by a law of faith.
Romans 3:28
For we conclude that a man is justified by faith apart from works of law.
Romans 4:2
If Abraham was justified by works, then he has something to brag about-- but not before God.
Romans 9:11
(for though they had not been born yet or done anything good or bad, so that God's purpose according to election might stand,
Romans 9:16
So then it does not depend on human will or effort, but on God who shows mercy.
Romans 11:6
Now if by grace, then it is not by works; otherwise grace ceases to be grace.
1 Corinthians 1:29-31
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so that no one can boast in His presence.
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But from Him you are in Christ Jesus, who for us became wisdom from God, as well as righteousness, sanctification, and redemption,
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in order that, as it is written: The one who boasts must boast in the Lord.
2 Timothy 1:9
who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began.
Titus 3:3-5
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For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, captives of various passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, detesting one another.
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But when the goodness and love for man appeared from God our Savior,
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He saved us-- not by works of righteousness that we had done, but according to His mercy, through the washing of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit.