For z by grace you have been saved a through faith. And this is b not your own doing; c it is the gift of God,
d not a result of works, e so that no one may boast.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ - by grace you have been saved -
1 Peter 1:5
Who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
That is why it depends on faith, in order that the promise may rest on grace and be guaranteed to all his offspring - not only to the adherent of the law but also to the one who shares the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all.
2 Corinthians 3:5
Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to claim anything as coming from us, but our sufficiency is from God.
Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that is saying to you, 'Give me a drink,' you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water.
For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared in the Holy Spirit.
2 Timothy 1:9
Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began.
He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit.
For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin.
For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law.
1 Corinthians 1:29
So that no human being might boast in the presence of God.
The Lord said to Gideon, "The people with you are too many for me to give the Midianites into their hand, lest Israel boast over me, saying, 'My own hand has saved me.