Therefore, since we have been declared righteous by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
References for Romans 5:1
Also through Him, we have obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.
References for Romans 5:2
And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance,
endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.
This hope does not disappoint, because God's love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.