Faith needs (the teaching of) grace so that we can have obedience that is in His name (Rom 1:5); Without this teaching, we are not able to deny ungodliness and lusts, so that we can live godly in this present time (Titus 2:12). Has God put someone in your life to impart this spiritual gift (of grace in all of its teaching) so that you can be established in the faith? (Rom 1:11); If not, you are ignorant of the righteousness of God, meaning; you cannot live just by His faith because you haven’t learned how to come from (“our own”) faith to (the) faith (OF Christ) (Rom 1:13 and 17). Do you even understand that we need to come from (“our own”) faith which is spoken of throughout the world to (the) faith (OF Christ) which is spoken of only by FEW? (Rom 1:17,8, Math 9:37, Lk 10:2). We can only have the faith OF Christ providing God (the Father) crucifies US with Christ, so that it would no longer be “us” living (for ourselves in our own will) but rather Christ in us (so that we could live unto God for others), and Christ gave Himself for us so that we could go through this crucifying process (Gal 2:20). Have you asked God to make you ready to go through this process? If so, then it’s all about God’s performance which is not of us (Jer 11:5-7, Phil 2:13) To be here is acceptable to God (2Cor 8:12); Without which all we can do is frustrate the grace of God (Gal 2:21); That creates Christ in us by HIS gifted workmanship so that no one would boast (that they brought Christ into themselves) (Eph 2:10-8); This gift of God’s work upon us, needs to be asked for (Jn 4:10). Without all of this, we can only make Jesus the minister of sin, which God (the Father) has FORBIDDEN Him to be by calling ourselves a “sinner” (who thinks they are saved by grace) (Gal 2:17); Sinners are self-justified because they don’t have the faith OF Christ (2:16). And all of this is Because they are ignorant of the righteousness of God, so they have established “their own” righteousness (Rom 10:3); These (sinners in context) have a zeal for God, but it’s not according to knowledge (10:2). Why? Because these believers ‘BELIEVE” that the righteousness of faith can bring Christ into themselves, even though it is impossible (Rom 10:6-7); Because as the scriptures said before it is GOD alone who creates Christ in us by His gifted workmanship so that we would not boast (that WE brought Him into ourselves) (Eph 2:10-8). God says that His (so-called) people are destroyed for lack of this knowledge (Hos 4:6); No one can even receive Jesus unless they can receive the man whom God sends unto them, THUS SAYS JESUS (Jn 13:20) Has the Lord revealed these things unto you, so that you can believe this message?? (Jn 12:38). Believers who have not had these things revealed unto them are blind, and without understanding so that they can be converted, unto being healed (Jn 12:40, Acts 28:27, Math 13:15); If God has given you belief in this message, then you can become obedient to the gospel (Rom 10:16). Because faith comes by hearing the whole word of God, NOT the gospel only (Rom 10:17); This is why we need a God sent preacher to teach us the gospel, AND the glad tidings of all these good things (10:15-16, 14). These (gracious teachers) were cast down by men, but God comforts them through their coming unto you to make you sorry with their letters, wherein they don’t need to repent because your sorrow is just for a season (if you don’t rebel against it, or reject these letters) (2Cor 7:5-8). This is the godly sorrow that we are to have that leads us to repentance unto salvation (2Cor 7:9-10); Which salvation has all the things of the truth for your obedience so that they could rejoice in you (2Cor 7:14-16).