for, since they are unaware of God's way of making people righteous and instead seek to set up their own, they have not submitted themselves to God's way of making people righteous.
For the goal at which the Torah aims is the Messiah, who offers righteousness to everyone who trusts.
For Moshe writes about the righteousness grounded in the Torah that the person who does these things will attain life through them. k
Moreover, the righteousness grounded in trusting says: "Do not say in your heart, 'Who will ascend to heaven?'" that is, to bring the Messiah down -
or, "'Who will descend into Sh'ol?'" that is, to bring the Messiah up from the dead.
What, then, does it say? "The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart."l that is, the word about trust which we proclaim, namely,
that if you acknowledge publicly with your mouth that Yeshua is Lord and trust in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be delivered.
For with the heart one goes on trusting and thus continues toward righteousness, while with the mouth one keeps on making public acknowledgement and thus continues toward deliverance.
For the pas sage quoted says that everyone who rests his trust on him will not be humiliated.
That means that there is no difference between Jew and Gentile - ADONAI is the same for everyone, rich toward everyone who calls on him,
since everyone who calls on the name of ADONAI will be delivered.