Bible: Romans 4:3-8
4:3 For what does the scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited 1 to him as righteousness.” 2 4:4 Now to the one who works, his pay is not credited due to grace but due to obligation. 3 4:5 But to the one who does not work, but believes in the one who declares the ungodly righteous, 4 his faith is credited as righteousness.
4:6 So even David himself speaks regarding the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
4:7 “Blessed 5 are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered;
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