17 For if by the transgression of the one, death reigned athrough the one, much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will breign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.
18 So then as through aone transgression 1there resulted condemnation to all men, even so through one bact of righteousness 2there resulted cjustification of life to all men.
19 For as through the one man’s disobedience athe many bwere made sinners, even so through cthe obedience of the One athe many will be made righteous.
20 1aThe Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, bgrace abounded all the more,
21 so that, as asin reigned in death, even so bgrace would reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Believers Are Dead to Sin, Alive to God
1 aWhat shall we say then? Are we to bcontinue in sin so that grace may increase?
2 aMay it never be! How shall we who bdied to sin still live in it?
3 Or do you not know that all of us who have been abaptized into bChrist Jesus have been baptized into His death?