Romans 1:1-15 NRS

1 Paul, a servant a of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,

References for Romans 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Gk [slave]
      2 which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy scriptures,
      3 the gospel concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh
      4 and was declared to be Son of God with power according to the spirit b of holiness by resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord,

      References for Romans 1:4

        • b 1:4 - Or [Spirit]
          5 through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for the sake of his name,
          6 including yourselves who are called to belong to Jesus Christ,
          7 To all God's beloved in Rome, who are called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
          8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed throughout the world.
          9 For God, whom I serve with my spirit by announcing the gospel c of his Son, is my witness that without ceasing I remember you always in my prayers,

          References for Romans 1:9

            • c 1:9 - Gk [my spirit in the gospel]
              10 asking that by God's will I may somehow at last succeed in coming to you.
              11 For I am longing to see you so that I may share with you some spiritual gift to strengthen you—
              12 or rather so that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine.
              13 I want you to know, brothers and sisters, d that I have often intended to come to you (but thus far have been prevented), in order that I may reap some harvest among you as I have among the rest of the Gentiles.

              References for Romans 1:13

                • d 1:13 - Gk [brothers]
                  14 I am a debtor both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish
                  15 —hence my eagerness to proclaim the gospel to you also who are in Rome.