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God’s Righteousness Through Faith

21 But now (A)the righteousness of God apart from the law is revealed, (B)being witnessed by the Law (C)and the Prophets, 22 even the righteousness of God, through faith in Jesus Christ, to all [a]and on all who believe. For (D)there is no difference; 23 for (E)all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 being justified [b]freely (F)by His grace (G)through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, 25 whom God set forth (H)as a [c]propitiation (I)by His blood, through faith, to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His forbearance God had passed over (J)the sins that were previously committed, 26 to demonstrate at the present time His righteousness, that He might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.

Boasting Excluded

27 (K)Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? Of works? No, but by the law of faith. 28 Therefore we conclude (L)that a man is [d]justified by faith apart from the deeds of the law. 29 Or is He the God of the Jews only? Is He not also the God of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also, 30 since (M)there is one God who will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through faith. 31 Do we then make void the law through faith? Certainly not! On the contrary, we establish the law.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 3:22 NU omits and on all
  2. Romans 3:24 without any cost
  3. Romans 3:25 mercy seat
  4. Romans 3:28 declared righteous

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