10Again he says, "1REJOICE, O GENTILES, WITH HIS PEOPLE."
And again, "2PRAISE THE LORDALL YOU GENTILES, AND LET ALL THE PEOPLESPRAISE HIM."
12AgainIsaiahsays, "3THERE SHALL COME4THE ROOT OF JESSE, AND HE WHO ARISES TO RULE OVER THE GENTILES, 5IN HIM SHALL THE GENTILESHOPE."
13Now may the God of hopefill you with all6joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope7by the power of the HolySpirit.
And concerning you, my brethren, I myselfalso am convinced that you yourselves are full of 8goodness, filled with 9allknowledge and ablealso to admonishoneanother.
But I have writtenveryboldly to you on somepointsso as to remind you again, because of 10the grace that was given me afrom God,
to be 11a minister of ChristJesus to the Gentiles, ministering as a priest the 12gospel of God, so that my 13offering of the Gentiles may becomeacceptable, sanctified by the HolySpirit.
17Therefore in ChristJesus I have found 14reason for boasting in 15things pertaining to God.
For I will not presume to speak of anythingbexceptwhat16Christ has accomplishedthrough me, cresulting in the obedience of the Gentiles by word and deed,
in the power of d17signs and wonders, 18in the power of the Spirit; so that 19from Jerusalem and roundabout as 20far as Illyricum I have efullypreached the gospel of Christ.
And thus I aspired to 21preach the gospel, not whereChrist was already named, 22so that I would not build on anotherman'sfoundation;