g and are justified h by his grace as a gift, i through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,
whom God j put forward as k a propitiation l by his blood, to be received by faith. This was to show God's righteousness, because in m his divine forbearance he had passed over n former sins.
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So that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Romans 4:4 - 5
Now to the one who works, his wages are not counted as a gift but as his due.
That is why it depends on faith, in order that the promise may rest on grace and be guaranteed to all his offspring - not only to the adherent of the law but also to the one who shares the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all.
But we believe that we will be saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they will.
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace.
In whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
Therefore he is the mediator of a new covenant, so that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance, since a death has occurred that redeems them from the transgressions committed under the first covenant.
1 Corinthians 1:30
And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption.
Making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his purpose, which he set forth in Christ
1 John 2:2
He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.
Since, therefore, we have now been justified by his blood, much more shall we be saved by him from the wrath of God.
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.
Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?
The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent.