23 Because all people have sinned, they have fallen short of God’s glory. 24 They receive God’s approval freely by an act of his kindnessa through the price Christ Jesus paid to set us free ⌊from sin⌋. 25 God showed that Christ is the throne of mercy where God’s approval is given through faith in Christ’s blood. In his patience God waited to deal with sins committed in the past.
3:24 Or “grace.”
enclose words that the translation team supplied because the context contains meaning that is not explicitly stated in the original language.