Peace and Hope

1 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, wea have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And web boast in the hope of the glory of God.
3 Not only so, but wec also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance;
4 perseverance, character; and character, hope.
5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
6 You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly.