21 But now uthe righteousness of God apart from the law is revealed, vbeing witnessed by the Law wand the Prophets, 22 even the righteousness of God, through faith in Jesus Christ, to all 6and on all who believe. For xthere is no difference; 23 for yall have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 being justified 7freely zby His grace athrough the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, 25 whom God set forth bas a 8propitiation cby His blood, through faith, to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His forbearance God had passed over dthe sins that were previously committed, 26 to demonstrate at the present time His righteousness, that He might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.
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