Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.
But people are made right with Him as a free gift by His unearned favor, through being bought back [from Satan] by Christ Jesus.
Now the law of Moses was introduced [into the world] in order to cause sin to increase [i.e., it defined many things to be wrong that were previously not regarded as sin]. But with the increase of sin, God's unearned favor increased all the more.
For the wages for sinning is [spiritual] death, but God's free gift is never ending life in [fellowship with] Christ Jesus our Lord.
1 Corinthians 16:23
May the unearned favor of the Lord Jesus Christ [continue to] be with you.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the unearned favor of our Lord Jesus Christ, [how] that even though He was rich, He became poor for your sakes, so that through His poverty you people could become [spiritually] rich.
2 Corinthians 13:14
May the favor of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with all of you.
I am astonished that you people are so quickly abandoning God [i.e., by rejecting His truth], who called you [to Himself] through the unearned favor bestowed [on us] by Christ. [You are turning] to a different "gospel,"
still we know that a person is not justified [i.e., made right with God] by [perfect obedience to] the law of Moses, but rather through faith in [the person and work of] Christ. [Knowing this] we have trusted in Christ Jesus [to save us], so that we might be made right with God by trusting in Him and not by [our compliance with] the requirements of the law of Moses. Because by such law-compliance no one can be made right with God.
so that we would praise His glorious, unearned favor, which was freely given to us through the One whom God loved [i.e., Christ].
This was so that, to future ages [of people on earth and in heaven], God could demonstrate the tremendous abundance of His unearned favor, expressed by His kindness to us in [fellowship with] Christ Jesus.
For God's unearned favor has appeared, bringing salvation to all people [i.e., in the coming of Christ].
But when the kindness and love of God our Savior toward mankind appeared,
And they sang a new song [which went like this]: "You deserve to take the book and break the seals on it, for you were killed and, with your blood, you purchased people for God from every tribe and language and race and nation,