But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found sinners, is Christ then a minister of sin? May it never be!
“We are Jews by nature and not sinners from among the Gentiles;
She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.”
May it never be! Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar, as it is written, “ That You may be justified in Your words, And prevail when You are judged.”
May it never be! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?
What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase?
What shall we say then? That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, attained righteousness, even the righteousness which is by faith;
What then? What Israel is seeking, it has not obtained, but those who were chosen obtained it, and the rest were hardened;
For I say that Christ has become a servant to the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God to confirm the promises given to the fathers,
But if the ministry of death, in letters engraved on stones, came with glory, so that the sons of Israel could not look intently at the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, fading as it was,
But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.
Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness would indeed have been based on law.
but Jesus, on the other hand, because He continues forever, holds His priesthood permanently.
a minister in the sanctuary and in the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, not man.
You know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.
the one who practices sin is of the devil; for the devil has sinned from the beginning. The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil.