Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ,
for the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
I bid you farewell! I give you my last farewell; but I do not give it out of common formality: don't be concern'd for me, or apprehensive for your selves.
whereas he that trusts in God to be made righteous, tho' he has not done such actions, shall find his faith accounted as righteousness.
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope through the power of the holy spirit.
"glory to God in the heavens, and to men on earth felicity in the divine favour."
at your entrance into any house, first say, prosperity be to this family.
"blessed be he, said they, whom the Lord hath sent to be our king. prosperity from heaven, and glory from the most high."
in these words, "O that thou hadst consider'd, at least in this very day, the opportunity you had of being happy! but now alas! it is vanish'd from your eyes."
for God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have eternal life.
I declare unto you, he that heareth my doctrine, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come under condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
these things I have appriz'd you of, that ye might repose your confidence in me. the world shall give you trouble: but take courage, I have overcome the world.
but these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Messias, the son of God, and that believing ye might have life through his name.
this was what he communicated to the children of Israel, proclaiming salvation by Jesus Christ, who is the Lord of all mankind.
know then, my brethren, it is by him, that the remission of sins is offer'd to you:
to all the beloved of God, the saints by this vocation, who are in Rome, grace to you, and peace from God our father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
There it is that divine justification is revealed to be wholly by faith: as it is written, " the just shall live by faith."
that divine justification, which by faith in Jesus Christ is extended to all, that believe; for there is no distinction:
I say, his goodness at this time: that he might appear to be just, and the justifier of him who believes in Jesus.
since it is one God, who will justify both the Jews and the Gentiles, through faith.
but for us also, to whom it shall be accounted, if we believe on him that raised up Jesus our Lord from the dead,
much more then being now justified by his blood, shall we thro' him be delivered from the wrath to come.
Therefore as by one offence all men fell under condemnation: even so by one act of righteousness, all men are restored to life.
What shall we hence conclude? that the Gentiles who sought not after justice, have obtained justice, even to that which is by faith:
for with the heart man believeth unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
and how shall they hear without a preacher? and how shall they preach except they be sent? as it is written, "how beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!"
for the gospel dispensation does not consist in meats and drinks, but in piety and peace, and spiritual joy.
now the God of peace be with you all. Amen.
Now this is all owing to God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath made us the ministers of this reconciliation;
yet knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in him, and not by the works of the law, by which there is no justification.
but that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, is evident: for, " the just shall live by faith."
but now faith being come, we are no longer under a pedagogue.
Christ is of no use to you, whoever of you seek to be justified by the law; you have lost all interest in the gospel-dispensation.
that in the ages to come, he might shew the immense riches of his gracious kindness towards us, through Christ Jesus.
for he is our peace-maker, who hath united both Jew and Gentile, and hath by his flesh broken down the middle wall of partition
and be his true disciple, not professing that justification, which is derived from the law, but that which is from the gospel,
and having made peace by the blood of his cross, to reconcile all things to himself, both those in heaven, and those upon earth.
may the peace of Christ, to which you are called to be but one body, influence your hearts, to be benevolent.
Now may the God of peace make you intirely holy: may every part of you, your spirit, soul, and body be preserved irreprovable at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Now the Lord of peace grant you continual peace in all respects. the Lord be with you all.
May the God of peace, who has raised from the dead our Lord Jesus (who by the blood of the eternal covenant is become the grand pastor of
it was then, that those words of scripture were accomplished, "Abraham believed God, and he was regarded for it as a man of virtue, and was the favourite of God."