"We who are Jews by birth1 and not 'Gentile sinners'216
know that a man is not justified by observing the law,3 but by faith in Jesus Christ.4 So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by observing the law, because by observing the law no one will be justified.517
"If, while we seek to be justified in Christ, it becomes evident that we ourselves are sinners,6 does that mean that Christ promotes sin? Absolutely not!718
If I rebuild what I destroyed, I prove that I am a lawbreaker.
For through the law I died to the law8 so that I might live for God.9