Verses 20-26 are such powerful truths in regard to righteousness by faith. I would recommend that you go back and slowly read and study these verses.
It’s not works, folks, yet we can still slip into a works mentality. For years and years my peace and joy was slowed because in my mind I did not pray enough, or read enough, or witness enough, and still sinned here and there. I just felt like I was constantly letting the Lord down by my inabilities. Yet think about it. He saved us and loved us while we were yet sinners. That’s in Romans 5:8. Ask your self a question. If He loved us before we were even saved, then how much more He must love us now that we call upon His name!! We need to just rest in the finished work of Jesus Christ!