Romans 3:1-7 NIV

God’s Faithfulness

1 What advantage, then, is there in being a Jew, or what value is there in circumcision?

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      2 Much in every way! First of all, the Jews have been entrusted with the very words of God.

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      3 What if some were unfaithful? Will their unfaithfulness nullify God’s faithfulness?

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      4 Not at all! Let God be true, and every human being a liar. As it is written: “So that you may be proved right when you speak and prevail when you judge.”a

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      5 But if our unrighteousness brings out God’s righteousness more clearly, what shall we say? That God is unjust in bringing his wrath on us? (I am using a human argument.)

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      6 Certainly not! If that were so, how could God judge the world?

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      7 Someone might argue, “If my falsehood enhances God’s truthfulness and so increases his glory, why am I still condemned as a sinner?”

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