New Living Translation
He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins.
King James Bible
In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
Darby Bible Translation
in whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of offences, according to the riches of his grace;
World English Bible
in whom we have our redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,
Young's Literal Translation
in whom we have the redemption through his blood, the remission of the trespasses, according to the riches of His grace,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:7 By whom we - Who believe. Have - From the moment we believe. Redemption - From the guilt and power of sin. Through his blood - Through what he hath done and suffered for us. According to the riches of his grace - According to the abundant overflowings of his free mercy and favour.
Library'According To' --II.
'According to the riches of His grace.'--Eph. i. 7. We have seen, in a previous sermon, that a characteristic note of this letter is the frequent occurrence of that phrase 'according to.' I also then pointed out that it was employed in two different directions. One class of passages, with which I then tried to deal, used it to compare the divine purpose in our salvation with the historical process of the salvation. The type of that class of reference is found in a verse just before my text, 'according …
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'According To' --I.
O Israel, hope in the LORD; for with the LORD there is unfailing love. His redemption overflows.
and forgive us our sins, as we have forgiven those who sin against us.
Peter replied, "Each of you must repent of your sins and turn to God, and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
"So guard yourselves and God's people. Feed and shepherd God's flock--his church, purchased with his own blood--over which the Holy Spirit has appointed you as elders.
Don't you see how wonderfully kind, tolerant, and patient God is with you? Does this mean nothing to you? Can't you see that his kindness is intended to turn you from your sin?
Yet God, with undeserved kindness, declares that we are righteous. He did this through Christ Jesus when he freed us from the penalty for our sins.
For God presented Jesus as the sacrifice for sin. People are made right with God when they believe that Jesus sacrificed his life, shedding his blood. This sacrifice shows that God was being fair when he held back and did not punish those who sinned in times past,
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