For we through the Spirit, by faith, are waiting for the hope of righteousness.
And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.
and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,
and to wait for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead, that is Jesus, who rescues us from the wrath to come.
"For Your salvation I wait, O LORD.
Indeed, none of those who wait for You will be ashamed; Those who deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed.
Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; For You I wait all the day.
My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him.
I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope.
The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him.
Therefore, return to your God, Observe kindness and justice, And wait for your God continually.
so that, as sin reigned in death, even so grace would reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
for through Him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father.
May the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the steadfastness of Christ.
in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.
looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,
"And He, when He comes, will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment;