Righteousness results in faith in God. The promise of salvation is only received through our faith not through our actions as a result of our faith.
Romans 5:1-11, God’s grace made us righteous through Christ’s salvation therefore the peace that is received as a result of our knowledge of salvation gives us hope to endure our lives while going through the trials and tribulations in this fallen world.
Romans 5:12-21, the grace of salvation came through the obedience of Jesus.
Romans 6-7:6, Grace multiples where it is needed most but this does not mean sin is acceptable because of the multitude of grace bestowed. Freedom from sin through grace creates the desire to live in obedience to God.
Romans 7:7-7:25, “I used to be alive without the Law, but when the commandment came, sin sprang to life, and I died” (CEB). The laws that were intended to secure eternal life encouraged sinful desire in the fallen world creating an opportunity for sin to kill. The laws by themselves are Holy and righteous. But within the fallen world people are drawn to sin and can only be delivered from sin through the salvation of Christ.
Roman 8: 1-17, God’s grace and salvation have set us