16neverthelessknowing that 1a man is not justified by the works of athe Law but throughfaith in ChristJesus, even we have believed in ChristJesus, so that we may be justified by 2faith in Christ and not by the works of bthe Law; since3by the works of cthe Lawnodflesh will be justified.
"But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found4sinners, is Christthen a minister of sin? 5May it never be!
"For if I rebuildwhat I have once destroyed, I 6provemyself to be a transgressor.
"For throughethe Law I 7died to fthe Law, so that I might live to God.
"I have been 8crucified with Christ; and it is nolonger I who live, but 9Christlives in me; and gthe life which I nowlive in the flesh I live by faith in 10the Son of God, who 11loved me and 12gaveHimself up for me.
"I do not nullify the grace of God, for 13ifrighteousness comes throughhthe Law, thenChristdiedneedlessly."