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10 For since our friendship with God was restored by the death of his Son while we were still his enemies, we will certainly be saved through the life of his Son. 11 So now we can rejoice in our wonderful new relationship with God because our Lord Jesus Christ has made us friends of God.

Adam and Christ Contrasted

12 When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death spread to everyone, for everyone sinned.

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10 For if, while we were God’s enemies,(A) we were reconciled(B) to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life!(C) 11 Not only is this so, but we also boast in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.(D)

Death Through Adam, Life Through Christ

12 Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man,(E) and death through sin,(F) and in this way death came to all people, because all sinned(G)

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