for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,
but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,
But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life.
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.
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