Romans 4:5-8 NIV

5 However, to the man who does not work but trusts God who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited as righteousness.1

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      6 David says the same thing when he speaks of the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
      7 "Blessed are they whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
      8 Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord will never count against him."a2

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