Romans 4:18-5:5 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
18 In hope against hope he believed, so that he might become a father of many nations according to that which had been spoken, “So shall your [a]descendants be.” 19 Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah’s womb; 20 yet, with respect to the promise of God, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, giving glory to God, 21 and being fully assured that what God had promised, He was able also to perform. 22 Therefore it was also credited to him as righteousness. 23 Now not for his sake only was it written that it was credited to him, 24 but for our sake also, to whom it will be credited, as those who believe in Him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead, 25 He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification.
Results of Justification
5 Therefore, having been justified by faith, [b]we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and [c]we exult in hope of the glory of God. 3 And not only this, but [d]we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; 4 and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; 5 and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
Romans 4:18 Lit seed
Romans 5:1 Two early mss read let us have
Romans 5:2 Or let us exult
Romans 5:3 Or let us also exult
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