Results of Justification

(A)Therefore, having been justified by faith, [a](B)we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we also have (C)obtained our introduction by faith into this grace (D)in which we stand; and [b]we celebrate in hope of the glory of God. (E)And not only this, but [c]we also (F)celebrate in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about (G)perseverance; and (H)perseverance, (I)proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope (J)does not disappoint, because the love of God has been (K)poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 5:1 Two early mss let’s have
  2. Romans 5:2 Lit we boast; or let’s
  3. Romans 5:3 Lit we also boast; or let’s also boast

Love (A)is patient, love is kind, it (B)is not jealous; love does not brag, it is not (C)arrogant.

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12 So, as those who have been (A)chosen of God, holy and beloved, (B)put on a (C)heart of compassion, kindness, (D)humility, gentleness, and [a](E)patience; 13 (F)bearing with one another, and (G)forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; (H)just as the Lord forgave you, so must you do also. 14 In addition to all these things put on love, which is [b](I)the perfect bond of (J)unity. 15 Let (K)the peace of Christ, to which you were [c]indeed called in (L)one body, [d]rule in your hearts; and [e]be thankful.

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Footnotes

  1. Colossians 3:12 I.e., forbearance toward others
  2. Colossians 3:14 Lit the uniting bond of perfection
  3. Colossians 3:15 Or also
  4. Colossians 3:15 Or be in control in
  5. Colossians 3:15 Or show yourselves thankful