Therefore, since we have been justified1 through faith,2 we have peace3 with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,4
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through whom we have gained access5 by faith into this grace in which we now stand.6 And we rejoice in the hope7 of the glory of God.
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Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings,8 because we know that suffering produces perseverance;9
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perseverance, character; and character, hope.
And hope10 does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love11 into our hearts by the Holy Spirit,12 whom he has given us.
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You see, at just the right time,13 when we were still powerless,14 Christ died for the ungodly.15
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Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous man, though for a good man someone might possibly dare to die.
But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.16
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