Romans 1:1-6 CEB

Greeting

1 From Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for God's good news.

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      3 God promised this good news about his Son ahead of time through his prophets in the holy scriptures. His Son was descended from David.
      4 He was publicly identified as God's Son with power through his resurrection from the dead, which was based on the Spirit of holiness. This Son is Jesus Christ our Lord.
      5 Through him we have received God's grace and our appointment to be apostles. This was to bring all Gentiles to faithful obedience for his name's sake.
      6 You who are called by Jesus Christ are also included among these Gentiles.