New International Version
so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life.
King James Bible
That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Darby Bible Translation
that, having been justified by *his* grace, we should become heirs according to [the] hope of eternal life.
World English Bible
that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Young's Literal Translation
that having been declared righteous by His grace, heirs we may become according to the hope of life age-during.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That, being justified by his grace - Being freed from sin; for the term justification is to be taken here as implying the whole work of the grace of Christ on the heart, in order to its preparation for eternal glory.
Should be made heirs - The Gospel not only gave them the hope of an endless state of glory for their souls, but also of the resurrection and final glorification of their bodies; and they who were children of God were to be made heirs of his glory. See the note on Galatians 4:6, Galatians 4:7.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
hope. See on ch.
LibraryOf the Necessity of Divine Influences to Produce Regeneration in the Soul.
Titus iii. 5, 6. Titus iii. 5, 6. Not by works of righteousness, which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; which he shed on us abundantly, through Jesus Christ our Saviour. IF my business were to explain and illustrate this scripture at large, it would yield an ample field for accurate criticism and useful discourse, and more especially would lead us into a variety of practical remarks, on which it would be pleasant …
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"Then the King will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.
As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. "Good teacher," he asked, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
Now if we are children, then we are heirs--heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.
For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have?
2 Thessalonians 2:16
May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope,
in the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time,
Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?
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