Now, rejoice and leap for joy! For we have become justified before God because of our faith union with Christ. The devil has no right to complain against us. The blood of Christ cleanses us both in body and in soul. This new state will last forever, because the intercession of Jesus will save us from the wrath of God on the Day of Judgment.Paul deepens us in the certain truth of salvation with the following meanings:First: We were reconciled to God at a time when we lived in enmity and rebellion toward him. This reconciliation was without our agreement, and without payment of the cost. In fact, we were unable and unworthy to begin this reconciliation, which is a mere gift of grace. This reconciliation only became possible through the Son of God, who became incarnate and died for us.Second: If the death of Jesus caused such changing results, how much more will the life of the living Christ achieve salvation! Now that we have willfully and determinedly been reconciled to God, we want to do his will with all our hearts that his power may work in us. Thus, eternal life, which is nothing but the life of Christ himself, has come to us through our faith in the Lamb of God, who is the Holy Spirit, the essence of God’s love. These divine verses establish peace, gladness, tranquility, and praise in our hearts. The Lord’s Spirit is the guarantee of our glorious future, for whoever abides in love, abides in God and God in him.Third: Thus, Paul had courage to ascend to such a height of glory as to say, “We also rejoice in God”, which means that the Holy One himself dwells in us, and we abide in him, for we have not only been reconciled to him, but the Holy Spirit, who is God himself, has made our bodies a temple for the Godhead. Do you rejoice at the presence of God in you? Become a broken man, regard yourself as nothing, worship your Lord, and see the remarkable rank to which the death of Christ has raised you.