Bible: Rom 3:19-24

3:19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under 1  the law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world may be held accountable to God. 3:20 For no one is declared righteous before him 2  by the works of the law, 3  for through the law comes 4  the knowledge of sin. 3:21 But now 5  apart from the law the righteousness of God (which is attested by the law and the prophets) 6  has been disclosed 3:22 namely, the righteousness of God through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ 7  for all who believe. For there is no distinction, 3:23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. 3:24 But they are justified 8  freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.

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