Romans 4:14-16 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)
14 If those who are of the law are heirs, faith is made empty and the promise is canceled. 15 For the law produces wrath. And where there is no law, there is no transgression.
16 This is why the promise is by faith, so that it may be according to grace, to guarantee it to all the descendants—not only to those who are of the law[a] but also to those who are of Abraham’s faith. He is the father of us all