17 For in it God’s righteousness is revealed from faith to faith,[a](A) just as it is written: The righteous will live by faith.[b](B)[c]

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  1. Romans 1:17 Or revealed out of faith into faith
  2. Romans 1:17 Or The one who is righteous by faith will live
  3. Romans 1:17 Hab 2:4

God’s Righteousness through Faith

21 But now, apart from the law, God’s righteousness has been revealed(A)—attested by the Law and the Prophets[a](B)

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  1. Romans 3:21 When capitalized, the Law and the Prophets = OT

But the righteousness that comes from faith(A) speaks like this: Do not say in your heart, “Who will go up to heaven?”(B)[a] that is, to bring Christ down

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16 know that no one is justified by the works of the law(A) but by faith in Jesus Christ.[a] And we have believed in Christ Jesus so that we might be justified by faith in Christ[b] and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no human being will[c] be justified.

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  1. Galatians 2:16 Or by the faithfulness of Jesus Christ
  2. Galatians 2:16 Or by the faithfulness of Christ
  3. Galatians 2:16 Lit law all flesh will not

24 The law, then, was our guardian[a] until Christ,(A) so that we could be justified by faith.

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  1. Galatians 3:24 The word translated guardian in vv. 24-25 is different from the word in Gl 4:2. In our culture, we do not have a slave who takes a child to and from school, protecting the child from harm or corruption. In Gk the word paidogogos described such a slave. This slave was not a teacher.

and be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own from the law,(A) but one that is through faith in Christ[a]—the righteousness from God based on faith.(B)

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  1. Philippians 3:9 Or through the faithfulness of Christ

By faith Noah, after he was warned about what was not yet seen and motivated by godly fear, built an ark to deliver his family. By faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.(A)

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