God made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.
Cross ReferencesNumbers 7:64
one male goat for a sin offering;
Therefore I will allot Him a portion with the great, and He will divide the spoils with the strong, because He has poured out His life unto death, and He was numbered among the transgressors. Yet He bore the sin of many and made intercession for the transgressors.
In those days Judah will be saved, and Jerusalem will dwell securely, and this is the name by which she will be called: The LORD Our Righteousness.
You rejected the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you.
For the gospel reveals the righteousness of God that comes by faith from start to finish, just as it is written: "The righteous will live by faith."
But now, apart from the Law, the righteousness of God has been revealed, as attested by the Law and the Prophets.
God presented Him as an atoning sacrifice through faith in His blood, in order to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His forbearance He had passed over the sins committed beforehand.
He was delivered over to death for our trespasses and was raised to life for our justification.
For what the Law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful man, as an offering for sin. He thus condemned sin in the flesh,
1 Corinthians 1:30
It is because of Him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God: our righteousness, holiness, and redemption.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law by becoming a curse for us. For it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree."
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who was tempted in every way that we are, yet was without sin.
Such a high priest truly befits us--One who is holy, innocent, undefiled, set apart from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.
1 Peter 2:22
"He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in His mouth."
1 John 3:5
But you know that Christ appeared to take away sins, and in Him there is no sin.
Chapter Outline1. That in his assured hope of immortal glory,
9. and in expectation of it, he labors to keep a good conscience;
12. not that he may boast of himself,
14. but as one that, having received life from Christ,
17. endeavors to live as a new creature to Christ only,
18. and by his ministry of reconciliation, to reconcile others also in Christ to God.
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Isaiah 53:4-6, 9-12
1 Peter 3:18
1 John 2:1, 2
1 Peter 2:22-24
1 John 3:5
2 Corinthians 5:17
Isaiah 45:24, 25
Romans 10:3, 4
1 Corinthians 1:30
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