Romans 1:16-21 NIV

16 I am not ashamed of the gospel,1 because it is the power of God2 for the salvation of everyone who believes:3 first for the Jew,4 then for the Gentile.5

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17 For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed,6 a righteousness that is by faith7 from first to last,a just as it is written: "The righteous will live by faith."b8

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    • c 1:17 - Or "is from faith to faith"
    • d 1:17 - Hab. 2:4

      God's Wrath Against Mankind

      18 The wrath of God9 is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness,

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      19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.10

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      20 For since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities--his eternal power and divine nature--have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made,11 so that men are without excuse.12

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      21 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.13

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