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Justified and Redeemed Through Christ – Romans 3:21-24

Paul spend the first part of his letter to the Romans dealing with the futility of trying to obtain right standing before God via one’s own efforts.  Whether the Jews by following the Law, or Gentiles who follow their conscious, all of us fall short of God’s expectations and are worthless.  But fortunately God does not leave us in that condition, acting on our behalf to take care of the righteousness problem. But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify.  This righteousness is given through faith …

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