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27 Where, then, is there room for boasting? Do our works bring God’s acceptance? Not at all! It was not our works of keeping the law but our faith[a] in his finished work that makes us right with God. 28 So our conclusion is this: God’s wonderful declaration that we are righteous[b] in his eyes can only come when we put our faith in Christ, and not in keeping the law.

The God of All the People

29 After all, is God the God of the Jews only, or is he equally the God for all of humanity? Of course, he’s the God of all people!

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 3:27 The Aramaic can be translated “It was not our works of keeping Torah, but the Torah of faith.” The Greek is “the law [principle] of faith.”
  2. Romans 3:28 Or “continually made righteous.”

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