Romans 1:5-6; Romans 1:8; Romans 1:12-13; Romans 1:19; Romans 1:24; Romans 2:12; Romans 2:24; Romans 2:28; Romans 3:4; Romans 3:7; Romans 3:19; Romans 5:5; Romans 8:23; Romans 8:29; Romans 9:7; Romans 9:17; Romans 11:17; Romans 12:3; Romans 15:9; Romans 16:7
through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name's sake,
among whom you also are the called of Jesus Christ;
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, because your faith is being proclaimed throughout the whole world.
that is, that I may be encouraged together with you while among you, each of us by the other's faith, both yours and mine.
I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that often I have planned to come to you (and have been prevented so far ) so that I may obtain some fruit among you also, even as among the rest of the Gentiles.
because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them.
Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them.
For all who have sinned without the Law will also perish without the Law, and all who have sinned under the Law will be judged by the Law;
For "THE NAME OF GOD IS BLASPHEMED AMONG THE GENTILES BECAUSE OF YOU," just as it is written.
For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly , nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh.
May it never be! Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar, as it is written, "THAT YOU MAY BE JUSTIFIED IN YOUR WORDS, AND PREVAIL WHEN YOU ARE JUDGED."
But if through my lie the truth of God abounded to His glory, why am I also still being judged as a sinner?
Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;
and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.
For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;
nor are they all children because they are Abraham's descendants, but: "THROUGH ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS WILL BE NAMED."
For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, "FOR THIS VERY PURPOSE I RAISED YOU UP, TO DEMONSTRATE MY POWER IN YOU, AND THAT MY NAME MIGHT BE PROCLAIMED THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE EARTH."
But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree,
For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.
and for the Gentiles to glorify God for His mercy; as it is written, "THEREFORE I WILL GIVE PRAISE TO YOU AMONG THE GENTILES, AND I WILL SING TO YOUR NAME."
Greet Andronicus and Junias, my kinsmen and my fellow prisoners, who are outstanding among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.