As it is written, “Therefore I will confess you among the Gentiles, and sing praises to your name”; 13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit[a] of life in Christ Jesus has set you[b] free from the law of sin and of death. 3 For what does the scripture say? Romans 5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Results of Justification. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we became believers; 12 the night is far gone, the day is near. The beginning and the end come together as we enter the time of … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 15:4-13" Read more Share Copy New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. ROMANS 15:4. 6so that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. 4 In the same way, my friends, # 7.4 Gk brothers you have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to him who has been raised from the dead in order that we may bear fruit for God. The Gospel for Jews and Gentiles Alike - Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God. 4 For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. 8 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the circumcised on behalf of the truth of God in order that he might confirm the promises given to the patriarchs, and in order that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy. bible browser 3 Those who eat must not despise those who abstain, and those who abstain must not pass judgment on those who eat; for God has welcomed them. 5 Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we [] have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have obtained access [] to this grace in which we stand; and we [] boast in our hope of sharing the glory of God. Reading the Text: NRSV (with link to Anglicized NRSV) at Oremus Bible Browser. Romans 13:1–5 Being Subject to Authorities 13 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities; for there is no authority except from God, and those authorities that exist have been instituted by God. 4 For as in one body we have many members, and not all the members have the same function, 5 so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another. 8 Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. Romans 15:4-13 4 For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. 5 Greet also the church in their house. 11 Besides this, you know what time it is, how it is now the moment for you to wake from sleep. Romans 15:13 13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Please Others, Not Yourselves. 1 Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we # 5.1 Other ancient authorities read let us have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have obtained access # 5.2 Other ancient authorities add by faith to this grace in which we stand; and we # 5.2 Or let us boast in our hope of sharing the glory of God. 7Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God. v 2.5.1 ROMANS 15:4-13. Romans 12:4–13. biblemail@oremus.org Romans 12:1–21 The New Life in Christ. 5May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in harmony with one another, in accordance with Christ Jesus, 12and again Isaiah says, “The root of Jesse shall come, the one who rises to rule the Gentiles; in him the Gentiles shall hope.”. Romans 14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Do Not Judge Another. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. … 14 If it is the adherents of the law who are to be the heirs, faith is null and the promise is void. 2 Therefore you have no excuse, whoever you are, when you judge others; for in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, are doing the very same things. 2 Therefore whoever resists authority resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. 13 For the promise that he would inherit the world did not come to Abraham or to his descendants through the law but through the righteousness of faith. Romans 15:4-13 With thanks to page sponsor: Wanda Childs, St Luke Lutheran Church, Beckley, WV, and Pathways: an Episcopal/Lutheran Community in Athens, WV . All rights reserved worldwide. 11and again, “Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles, and let all the peoples praise him”; 1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, # 12.1 Gk brothers by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual # 12.1 Or reasonable worship. Romans 4:1-17. 9and in order that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy. 4 What then are we to say was gained by Abraham, our ancestor according to the flesh? 5 While we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our members to bear fruit for death. New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. We are used to, especially in the Advent season, hearing about the coming Messiah and how his birth in a manger in Bethlehem signifies salvation for us, Christians. Greet my beloved Epaenetus, who was the first convert # 16.5 Gk first fruits in Asia for Christ. http://nrsvbibles.org, obb Used by permission. Romans 2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Righteous Judgment of God. All rights reserved. [d] 5 For those who live according t… “Therefore I will confess[a] you among the Gentiles,    and sing praises to your name”; “Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles,    and let all the peoples praise him”; “The root of Jesse shall come,    the one who rises to rule the Gentiles;in him the Gentiles shall hope.”. 2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. Romans 8:28 28 We know that all things work together for good u for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose. Used by permission. 15 I do not understand my own actions. 11 Besides this, you know what time it is, how it is now the moment for you to wake from sleep. 15 For the law brings wrath; but where there is no law, neither is there violation. Romans 15:4-13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV). Romans 10:5-15 5 Moses writes concerning the righteousness that comes from the law, that “the person who does these things will live by them.” 6 But the righteousness that comes from faith says, “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’” (that is, to bring Christ down) 7 “or ‘Who will descend into the abyss?’” (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead). In … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 15:4-13" Romans 15. 4 For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. An Urgent Appeal. 10and again he says, “Rejoice, O Gentiles, with his people”; 4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. What defines the community that has trusted in the … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 15:4-13" 6 Greet Mary, who has worked very hard among you. Romans 15:4-13 For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. As it is written. As was the case with Romans 13 last week, so also this week’s text from Romans 15 draws us into the double- or even triple-exposure of time that happens as the old year hands off to the new in the church calendar. Romans 13:8-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Love for One Another. 1 We who are strong ought to put up with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Romans 15:4–13 4 For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. 29 April 2019. Read more Share Copy 15 We who are strong ought to put up with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Romans 5:1–8 Results of Justification 5 Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we a have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have obtained access b to this grace in which we stand; and we c boast in our hope of sharing the glory of God. 13 Let every person p be subject to the governing authorities. 13May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. From the oremus Bible Browser https://bible.oremus.org v2.5.1 29 April 2019. Greek Interlinear Bible, … TO THE JEW FIRST “This reading reinforces the theme that has dominated Romans since 1:16-17, namely, the gospel as revealing God’s righteousness for all people, ‘to the Jew first and also to the Greek” (Brueggemann, 16). 13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Being Subject to Authorities. Romans 15:4-13 New International Version (NIV). 16 Now if I do what I do not want, I agree that the law is good. Romans 15:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV). Romans 13:8-14 8 Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. Romans 7:15-25 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV). Centuries of Christianity have shaped this message for us and, as Christians, we feel like Christmas is an event that has deep and comforting personal significance. Lewis Bible, NRSV, Bonded Leather, Brown, The Life With God Bible, New Revised Standard Version Softcover. 17 But in fact it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells within me. 7 Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God. 18 For I know that nothing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh. 2 Some believe in eating anything, while the weak eat only vegetables. New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, NRSV Go-Anywhere Compact Thinline Bible with Apocrypha bonded leather, navy blue, NRSV Thinline Bible, Giant Print, Comfort Print, Leathersoft, Burgundy, The C.S. 8 For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the circumcised on behalf of the truth of God in order that he might confirm the promises given to the patriarchs, 9 and in order that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy. 13 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities; for there is no authority except from God, and those authorities that exist have been instituted by God. Submission to the Authorities. 12 I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, a by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual b worship. 8For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the circumcised on behalf of the truth of God in order that he might confirm the promises given to the patriarchs, 3 For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do: by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and to deal with sin,[c] he condemned sin in the flesh, 4 so that the just requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. 14 Welcome those who are weak in faith, [] but not for the purpose of quarreling over opinions. 4For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. 2 Each of us must please our neighbor for the good purpose of building up the neighbor. This passage is the climax of the broader argument of Romans 14-15 about the division in the community between the “strong” and the “weak” that Paul is trying to overcome. The second of three consecutive readings from Romans is designated for the second Sunday of Advent. 3 Greet Prisca and Aquila, who work with me in Christ Jesus, 4 and who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles. For q there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 2 Each of us must please our neighbor for the good purpose of building up the neighbor. 5 May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in harmony with one another, in accordance with Christ Jesus, 6 so that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. 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