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I can see clearly now (Romans 3:19-26)

Stephen NeillyStephen Neilly, February 14, 2021
Part of the Paul's letter to the Romans series, preached at a Sunday Evening service

- But now...
- ... a righteousness from God...
- ... apart from law ...
- ... has been made known ...
- ... to which the law and the Prophets testify
- This righteousness comes through faith in Jesus Christ

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Romans 3:19–26 (Listen)

19 Now we know that whatever the law says it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and the whole world may be held accountable to God. 20 For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin.

21 But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it—22 the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction: 23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, 25 whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. This was to show God’s righteousness, because in his divine forbearance he had passed over former sins. 26 It was to show his righteousness at the present time, so that he might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.

(ESV)