Greeting

1 Paul, 1a servanta of Christ Jesus, 2called to be an apostle, 3set apart for the gospel of God,
2 which 4he promised beforehand 5through his prophets in the holy Scriptures,
3 concerning his Son, 6who was descended from Davidb7according to the flesh
4 and 8was declared to be the Son of God 9in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord,
5 through whom 10we have received grace and 11apostleship 12to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name 13among all the nations,
6 including you who are 14called to belong to Jesus Christ,
7 To all those in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints: 15Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.