that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith.
I do not want you to be unaware,1 brothers,2 that I planned many times to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now)3 in order that I might have a harvest among you, just as I have had among the other Gentiles.
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I am obligated4 both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish.
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That is why I am so eager to preach the gospel also to you who are at Rome.5
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I am not ashamed of the gospel,6 because it is the power of God7 for the salvation of everyone who believes:8 first for the Jew,9 then for the Gentile.10
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For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed,11 a righteousness that is by faith12 from first to last, just as it is written: "The righteous will live by faith."13
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The wrath of God14 is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness,
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since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.15
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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,16 so that men are without excuse.17
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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.18
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Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools19
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