My eyes grow weary [looking for] Your salvation and for Your righteous promise.
For in it God's righteousness is revealed from faith to faith, just as it is written: The righteous will live by faith.
For God's wrath is revealed from heaven against all godlessness and unrighteousness of people who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth,
For Moses writes about the righteousness that is from the law: The one who does these things will live by them.
But the righteousness that comes from faith speaks like this: Do not say in your heart, "Who will go up to heaven?" that is, to bring Christ down
For if the ministry of condemnation had glory, the ministry of righteousness overflows with even more glory.
All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness,
Who is he trying to teach? Who is he trying to instruct? Infants [just] weaned from milk? Babies removed from the breast?
At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and learned and revealed them to infants.
I assure you: Whoever does not welcome the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it."
an instructor of the ignorant, a teacher of the immature, having in the law the full expression of knowledge and truth--
When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put aside childish things.
Brothers, don't be childish in your thinking, but be infants in evil and adult in your thinking.
Then we will no longer be little children, tossed by the waves and blown around by every wind of teaching, by human cunning with cleverness in the techniques of deceit.
Like newborn infants, desire the unadulterated spiritual milk, so that you may grow by it in [your] salvation,