4 But when 1the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared,
5 he saved us, 2not because of works done by us in righteousness, but 3according to his own mercy, by 4the washing of regeneration and 5renewal of the Holy Spirit,
6 whom he 6poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior,
7 so that 7being justified by his grace we might become 8heirs 9according to the hope of eternal life.