Justified by Works (Against the Words of the Prophets)

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Paul claims that no man is justified by the works of the Law. 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.Romans 3:20 But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.Galatians 3:11

However, the law, the prophets, and the writings disagree with Paul. David wrote in his “Song of Deliverance:” The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness: according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly departed from my God. 2nd Samuel 22:21, 22

Ezekiel wrote, Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, saith the Lord GOD. Ezekiel 14:14

And Job records, I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.Job 29:14

The law and the prophets write that those who do good works and follow the Lord are justified with rewards.


Value of this Evidence

Thus, this is indefensible evidence that Paul is a false apostle. He is contradicting the law and the prophets, which Jesus never did. In fact, Jesus said of them, Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.Matthew 5:17, 18 Jesus raised the standards of the Law. He did not destroy them.

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