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24 and all are justified(A) freely by his grace(B) through the redemption(C) that came by Christ Jesus. 25 God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement,[a](D) through the shedding of his blood(E)—to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished(F)—
- Romans 3:25 The Greek for sacrifice of atonement refers to the atonement cover on the ark of the covenant (see Lev. 16:15,16).