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On the third day a wedding took place in Cana of Galilee. Jesus’s mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples were invited to the wedding as well. When the wine ran out, Jesus’s mother told him, “They don’t have any wine.”
Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. We have also obtained access through him by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we boast in the hope of the glory of God.
John 1:35-51The next day John was there again with two of his disciples.  He saw Jesus walking by. John said, “Look! The Lamb of God!”  The two disciples…
Romans 4:13-25 CSBFor the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would inherit the world was not through the law, but through the righteousness that comes by faith….
In this section we see what John the Baptist would later proclaim, and it is this, Jesus would increase while he himself decreased. In this chapter of John’s gospel we begin to see this come to pass with the defection of Andrew and Peter and others as they leave John to follow after the Lamb of God.
In this study the apostle Paul wants the reader to see the importance and example of Abraham and how God accounted him righteous because of his faith in God’s promises and before the Law covenant was established many years later.
“And John testified, “I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and he rested on him. I didn’t know him, but he who sent me to baptize with water told me, ‘The one you see the Spirit descending and resting on—he is the one who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.’”
“But to the one who does not work, but believes on him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited for righteousness. Just as David also speaks of the blessing of the person to whom God credits righteousness apart from works: Blessed are those whose lawless acts are forgiven and whose sins are covered. Blessed is the person the Lord will never charge with sin.”
God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood—to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished…