Arcing Through Romans
Romans 1:1-7
Paul includes Gospel truth even in a simple greeting
Shared April 28th, 2017; Updated April 28th, 2017
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Main point summary
Paul's calling is according to the afore-promised Gospel about God's Son Jesus (who is proved the Messiah), and Paul is writing to God's people in Rome.
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Romans 1:1-7
a a servant 1 of Christ Jesus,
who is a servant of the Lord Jesus,
b called to be an apostle,
and who is called to be an apostle,
c set apart for the gospel of God,
and who is set apart for the preaching of the Gospel,
which d he promised beforehand
that is , the Gospel that was promised a long time ago
e through his prophets in the holy Scriptures,
by the prophets he had chosen who wrote the Old Testament,
concerning his Son,
that is , the Gospel about the Son of the Father,
f who was descended from David 1 g according to the flesh
the one who's ancient ancestor (by earthly lineage) was the King David
and h was declared to be the Son of God i in power according to the Spirit of holiness
and furthermore was emphatically shown to be the Son of the Father (with power according to the Holy Spirit)
by his resurrection from the dead,
through his resurrection,
Jesus Christ our Lord,
in other words , Jesus Christ,
through whom j we have received grace and k apostleship
by whom we were graciously called to salvation and to the work of spreading the Gospel,
l to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name m among all the nations,
for the purpose of bringing people to faithful obedience to God for His glory among all peoples,
including you who are n called to belong to Jesus Christ,
which includes you;
To all those in Rome
Writing to those in Rome,
who are loved by God
that is , those who are God's chosen
and called to be saints:
and who are also called to a higher standard of living;
o Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Greetings in Christ!
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