The Righteous Shall Live by Faith
For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse; for it is written, i "Cursed is everyone who does not continue in all things which are written in the book of the law, to do them."
But that no one is justified by the law in the sight of God is evident, for j "the just shall live by faith."
Yet k the law is not of faith, but l "the man who does them shall live by them."
m Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is written, n "Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree" ),
o that the blessing of Abraham might come upon the p Gentiles in Christ Jesus, that we might receive q the promise of the Spirit through faith.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
'Cursed is the one who does not confirm all the words of this law.' "And all the people shall say, 'Amen!'
Behold the proud, His soul is not upright in him; But the just shall live by his faith.
For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "The just shall live by faith.
Now the just shall live by faith; But if anyone draws back, My soul has no pleasure in him.
Now to him who works, the wages are not counted as grace but as debt.
But to him who does not work but believes on Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is accounted for righteousness.
You shall therefore keep My statutes and My judgments, which if a man does, he shall live by them: I am the LORD.
For Moses writes about the righteousness which is of the law, "The man who does those things shall live by them.
For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, on account of sin: He condemned sin in the flesh.
His body shall not remain overnight on the tree, but you shall surely bury him that day, so that you do not defile the land which the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance; for he who is hanged is accursed of God.
Romans 4:1 - 5
What then shall we say that Abraham our father has found according to the flesh?
Does this blessedness then come upon the circumcised only, or upon the uncircumcised also? For we say that faith was accounted to Abraham for righteousness.
Therefore it is of faith that it might be according to grace, so that the promise might be sure to all the seed, not only to those who are of the law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all
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