Romans 10:3-10 NIV

3 Since they did not know the righteousness that comes from God and sought to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness.1

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4 Christ is the end of the law2 so that there may be righteousness for everyone who believes.3

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5 Moses describes in this way the righteousness that is by the law: "The man who does these things will live by them."a4

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6 But the righteousness that is by faith5 says: "Do not say in your heart, 'Who will ascend into heaven?'b "6 (that is, to bring Christ down)

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7 "or 'Who will descend into the deep?'c "7 (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead).8

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    • c 10:7 - Deut. 30:13
      8 But what does it say? "The word is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart,"d9 that is, the word of faith we are proclaiming:

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      9 That if you confess10 with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord,"11 and believe12 in your heart that God raised him from the dead,13 you will be saved.14

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      10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.