But then God our Savior showed us his kindness and love.
He saved us, not because of the good things we did, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins and gave us a new life through the Holy Spirit. a6
He generously poured out the Spirit upon us because of what Jesus Christ our Savior did.
He declared us not guilty because of his great kindness. And now we know that we will inherit eternal life.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)