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But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.
And it is not with the gift as it was with the results of one individual's sin; for the judgement which one individual provoked resulted in condemnation, whereas the free gift after a multitude of transgressions results in acquittal.
For so greatly did God love the world that He gave His only Son, that every one who trusts in Him may not perish but may have the Life of Ages.
"If you had known God's free gift," replied Jesus, "and who it is that said to you, 'Give me some water,' you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water."
What follows? This comparison. Through one man sin entered into the world, and through sin death, and so death passed to all mankind in turn, in that all sinned.
just as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as the redemption-price for many."
for this is my blood which is to be poured out for many for the remission of sins--the blood which ratifies the Covenant.
For it is by grace that you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves. It is God's gift, and is not on the ground of merit--
And the gift
For the wages paid by Sin are death; but God's free gift is the Life of the Ages bestowed upon us in Christ Jesus our Lord.
2 Corinthians 9:15
Thanks be to God for His unspeakably precious gift!
But Jesus--who was made a little inferior to the angels in order that through God's grace He might taste death for every human being--we already see wearing a crown of glory and honour because of His having suffered death.
1 John 4:9
God's love for us has been manifested in that He has sent His only Son into the world so that we may have Life through Him.
1 John 5:11
And that testimony is to the effect that God has given us the Life of the Ages, and that this Life is in His Son.
Now Law was brought in later on, so that transgression might increase. But where sin increased, grace has overflowed;
1 John 2:2
and He is an atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
After this I looked, and a vast host appeared which it was impossible for anyone to count, gathered out of every nation and from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in long white robes, and carrying palm-branches in their hands.