But the Scripture has shut up everyone under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
For God has shut up all in disobedience so that He may show mercy to all.
And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous.
He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned.
so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life.
He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.”
“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.
For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him up on the last day.”
Jesus said to her, “ I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,
I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness.
but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name.
They said, “ Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”
What then? Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin;
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
and he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while uncircumcised, so that he might be the father of all who believe without being circumcised, that righteousness might be credited to them,
Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned—
The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,
that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved;
The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, “ All the nations will be blessed in you .”
in order that in Christ Jesus the blessing of Abraham might come to the Gentiles, so that we would receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
What I am saying is this: the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years later, does not invalidate a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to nullify the promise.
But before faith came, we were kept in custody under the law, being shut up to the faith which was later to be revealed.
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s descendants, heirs according to promise.
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, according to the promise of life in Christ Jesus,
For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,
For this reason He is the mediator of a new covenant, so that, since a death has taken place for the redemption of the transgressions that were committed under the first covenant, those who have been called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance.
For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world by lust.
But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.
This is the promise which He Himself made to us: eternal life.
This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.
And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.