But he said to me, »My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.« Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest on me.
What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Certainly not!
But the free gift is not like the trespass. For if by the one man's trespass many died, much more the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, abounded to many.
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us,
even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),
I appeal to you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
But go and learn what this means: I desire mercy, and not sacrifice. For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.«
For to you it has been granted for the sake of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for his sake,
Then Peter came to him and said, »Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Up to seven times?«
Jesus said to him, »I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.
For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.