New Living Translation
So we are made right with God through faith and not by obeying the law.
King James Bible
Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.
Darby Bible Translation
for we reckon that a man is justified by faith, without works of law.
World English Bible
We maintain therefore that a man is justified by faith apart from the works of the law.
Young's Literal Translation
therefore do we reckon a man to be declared righteous by faith, apart from works of law.
Romans 3:28 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:28 We conclude then that a man is justified by faith - And even by this, not as it is a work, but as it receives Christ; and, consequently, has something essentially different from all our works whatsoever.
LibraryHow Christ is Made Use of for Justification as a Way.
What Christ hath done to purchase, procure, and bring about our justification before God, is mentioned already, viz. That he stood in the room of sinners, engaging for them as their cautioner, undertaking, and at length paying down the ransom; becoming sin, or a sacrifice for sin, and a curse for them, and so laying down his life a ransom to satisfy divine justice; and this he hath made known in the gospel, calling sinners to an accepting of him as their only Mediator, and to a resting upon him for …
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life
The Necessity of Other Preparatory Acts Besides Faith
Certainty of Our Justification.
Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God--something the law of Moses could never do.
For no one can ever be made right with God by doing what the law commands. The law simply shows us how sinful we are.
But now God has shown us a way to be made right with him without keeping the requirements of the law, as was promised in the writings of Moses and the prophets long ago.
Therefore, since we have been made right in God's sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us.
Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it.
Now someone may argue, "Some people have faith; others have good deeds." But I say, "How can you show me your faith if you don't have good deeds? I will show you my faith by my good deeds."
How foolish! Can't you see that faith without good deeds is useless?
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