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1 What advantage then hath the Jew? or what profit is there of circumcision? 2 Much every way: chiefly, because that unto them were committed the oracles of God. 3 For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect? 4 God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged. 5 But if our unrighteousness commend the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who taketh vengeance? (I speak as a man) 6 God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world? 7 For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie unto his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner? 8 And not rather, (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose damnation is just. 9 What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin; 10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: 11 There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. 12 They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. 13 Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: 14 Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: 15 Their feet are swift to shed blood: 16 Destruction and misery are in their ways: 17 And the way of peace have they not known: 18 There is no fear of God before their eyes. 19 Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God. 20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin. 21 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets; 22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference: 23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; 24 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: 25 Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God; 26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus. 27 Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith. 28 Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law. 29 Is he the God of the Jews only? is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also: 30 Seeing it is one God, which shall justify the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision through faith. 31 Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.

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1 Deena E = "What Paul is saying here is just because someone does not believe, it doesn't change God's faithfulness. Though man changes, God is changeless. It's almost like he's saying even though many of us don't believe or have faith in God, He still believes in us, He still has faith in us."
2 angela h = "Nobody is holy of their own accord.Romans 3:23 For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God.Isaiah 64:6 But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; "
3 Deena E = "The purpose of the law given through Moses was to guide the Israelites on how to live holy. The word holy means special and set apart for God. Unfortunately, no human being has ever been able to successfully measure up to the standards of the law of Moses......except Jesus."
4 Cary W = "Religions today really need to get this point from Paul, that just because we are justified as believers, our adherence to religious practices, rules and morality in no way provides us righteousness before God.  It is by grace, through faith alone that we recieve this righteousness through Christ, apart from the law."
5 Cary W = "We must continually be on watch lest we too fall back under the law and relying on our own efforts to please God.  The grace given us believers is the same given to all men of all faiths and paths....for there is not one of us worthy or righteous before God apart from Christ."
6 Cary W = "All people (Gentiles and Jews) are all saved by grace which comes through faith in the death and resurrection of Jesus.  Grace is upon all the Earth, but only those who believe see that it is so!"
7 Cary W = "Notice, dear ones, that our faith, if genuine, is not our faith, but readily the very faith of Christ Jesus Himself, if we have received His Holy Spirit."
8 Erik R = "Romans chapter 3 is reportedly the chapter that provided the epiphany to Martin Luther showing him that God was not wrathful, judgemental and condemning God, but a merciful,gracious and compassionate God. Romans 3, particularly verses 21-28, showed Luther none of us can attained 'righteousness' on our own, even under the law. Instead, righteousness is bestowed upon us by God as a free gift. "
9 Cary W = "All of the grace, love and goodness as well as miracles that come through us are the work of God, for we bear fruit only by abiding in the Vine of Christ and trusting in the law of faith.Our only boast then, is not in ourselves and our accomplishments, but in God alone."
10 angela h = "Just as "all have sinned" (verse 23) all can be redeemed through the blood of Jesus Christ. Not only Jews-but all of mankind. The work has been done for everyone's sin debt to be paid. God is offering this gift to everyone, however some do refuse to open and enjoy this gift."