EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). * For by the standard by which you judge another you condemn yourself, since you, the judge, do the very Romans 15:16 (King James Version) A.F.V A.S.V. . They are missing altogether in some Greek witnesses; alternatively, they appear at the end of chapter 14 in some Greek texts; and they appear after chapter 15 in others. a. SPECIAL TOPIC: SAINTS 15:26 "a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem" Paul had been receiving this collection (see SPECIAL TOPIC: KOINŎNIA ) for several years from (1) Galatia and Asia Minor (cf. 13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. But this living offering is consecrated by the power of the Holy Spirit. Minister (λειτουργὸν) See on Romans 13:6. It is used of Christ's service in Heb. Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.1 1. Vincent's Word Studies. Although a band or an or… 15 Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God, 16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost. .offering. He knew his life of sin and rebellion against God left him empty and feeling dead; but he just couldn’t find the strength to make a final, real decision for Jesus Christ. NASB E-Prime Young's Compare all. ( NASB: Lockman ) R Ruin (Romans 1:17 – 3:20) – The utter sinfulness of humanity O Offer (Romans 3:21-31) – God’s offer of justification by grace M Model (Romans 4:1-25) – Abraham as a model for saving faith A Access (Romans 5:1-11) – The benefits of justification N New Adam (Romans 5:12-21) – We are children of two “Adams” S Struggle w/ Sin (Romans 6:1-8:39) Struggle, sanctification, and victory Context 2. Chapter 11 depends on chapter 9. . Romans By Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutics (Biblical interpretation) TABLE OF CONTENTS Abbreviations Used in This Commentary A Word From the Author: How Can This Commentary Help You? These three verses contain a doxology, and they bring the Letter to the Romans to a close. Romans 16 is a chapter that we usually skip in our Bible studies or devotional reading because it appears to be a "grocery list" of names that we think are unimportant. Amplified® Darby I.S.V. Romans 11:16-24 "The Gentiles engrafted onto Israel's Olive Tree" is the third of four parts to the BFF Romans 11:11-36 Living Commentary on Romans: Salvations's Great Plan (Romans 11:11-36). • Verses 16-17 (the first part of the lectionary For more information about XSL, visit the Paul says in Romans 6:15-23 that a proper understanding of grace (and the fact that the Christian is not under law) should lead to freedom from sin and enslavement to obedience. www.easyenglish.bible. In Romans, Paul uses charisma in reference to the gift of salvation (Romans 5:15-16; note on Ro 6:23), the blessings of God (notes on Romans 1:1, Romans 11:29), and divine enablements for ministry (note on Romans 12:6). What is the overarching principle? Words in boxes are from the Bible. . Offering up (προσφορὰ) Lit., the bringing to, i.e., to the altar. Mark Dunagan Commentary on the Bible. I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant of the church at Cenchreae, that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints, and help her in whatever she may need from you, for she h… Romans 15:16 Parallel Verses [ See commentary ]Romans 15:16, NIV: "to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles.He gave me the priestly duty of proclaiming the gospel of God, so that the Gentiles might become an offering Romans 15 – Living to Bless Your Brother A. I can still see Pete shuffling his feet, trying to get back in step with the rest of the band. to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. .ministering. ται ἡ προσφορὰ τῶν ἐθνῶν κ. Romans 15:15-16 King James Version (KJV). Marching requires unity—people doing the same thing at the same time. His ministry is centered on evangelizing areas which have no Patience and Self-Denial. You know these things so well you can teach each other all about th And I myself am persuaded of you — The apology which the apostle here offers for writing to a church with which he was not personally acquainted was the more necessary, because, in his letter, he had opposed some of their strongest prejudices, and had rebuked them for certain irregularities in their conduct. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 16:25-27 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: The original manuscripts for the closing section of the book of Romans vary considerably. Romans 12:12, ESV: "Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer." CHAPTER 16. Phil. K.J.V. God’s good news is for people from every nation. ), sinful activity will cause us to feel guilty and motivate us to repent. Could the Jews and the Gentiles really be united in one body? Romans 15:16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost. τὸ καταγγέλλειν τὸ εὐαγγέλιον. NASB E-Prime Young's Compare all. Romans 12:12 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 12:12, NIV: "Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer." The writers seek to illuminate both the historical meaning and contemporary significance of Holy Scripture. Romans 15:5-13 A. In verse 13, Paul injected a prayer of benediction. Take up and read!”b. An EasyEnglish Bible Version and Commentary (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Romans. Being a different Greek word from that rendered minister in, and elsewhere, it should have been differently rendered. Commentary 3. Or do they? From this point forward, Paul dealt with personal matters between him and the Romans. Romans 15:15-16 King James Version (KJV) 15 Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God, 16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost. 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In Romans 15 Paul cites several Old Testament passages A priest is a sacrificer and offerer of victims upon an altar; a minister of the New Testament is purely a preacher and a servitor for the spiritual interests of the people. Romans 15:14-17. 1. CHAPTER 15. Book Notes Barnes' Book Notes Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown Book Notes Robertson's Book Notes (NT) Commentaries Adam Clarke Barnes' Notes Forerunner Commentary Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown John Wesley's Notes Matthew Henry People's Commentary (NT) … It is a great comfort to see the holiness and usefulness of our kindred. We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Keith Simons. A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Romans. The bridge from one to the other is his living person. THE CONTEXT Paul begins his letter to the Romans with a salutation (1:1-7) and a prayer of thanksgiving (1:8-15). Romans 15:16 that I should be a minister of Christ Jesus unto the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be made acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit. C. How did Paul use the Old Testament? 16 to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. Romans 15:16 REV and Commentary - to be a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving the good news of God like a pries - Bible verse Commentary on Romans 16:21-24 (Read Romans 16:21-24) The apostle adds affectionate remembrances from persons with him, known to the Roman Christians. Romans 15:15 Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God, Romans 15:16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost. Abraham was a Gentile who became the first Jew by regeneration.. Romans 15:16 Context. Paul saw himself as a priest (cf. e. Amen : Paul concludes the letter here except for the personal greetings in Romans 16. See on Romans 1:25. . 1* Therefore, you are without excuse,a every one of you who passes judgment. 8:4; 9:1). Lit., ministering as a priest. We must not just please ourselves. To download the full commentary as a pdf, click here Shogren_Commentary on Romans OUTLINE: VIII. Notice the use of the terms "Father," "Son," and "children," while in other places, the terms are "Bridegroom" and "bride," all of which suggest a … Romans 2:15. Paul wrote it during his stay in Corinth, probably about 57 *A.D.. 2. 14 And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another. We should help others do what is right and build them 14 I am fully convinced, my dear brothers and sisters, # 15:14 Greek brothers; also in 15:30. that you are full of goodness. B. Romans 8:14-16 A Christian is one who has the Spirit of God. N.A.S.B. We then who are strong ought to bear … Study Questions for Romans 15-16 I. Romans 15:1-4 A. There are two more benedictions to Romans (15:33; 16:20) and a doxology (16:25-27). Romans 2:15 Parallel Verses [ See commentary ]Romans 2:15, NIV: "They show that the requirements of the law are written on their hearts, their consciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts sometimes accusing them and at other times even defending them.)" 1 Cor. N.A.S.B. A Guide to Good Bible Reading: A Personal Search for Verifiable Truth Commentary: Introduction to Romans Romans 1 Romans 6 Romans 12 Romans 2 Romans 7 Romans 13 Romans 3 Romans 8 Romans 14 Romans … 8:2. As he sat, he heard children playing a game and they called out to each other these words: “Take up and read! Verse 16 is given as an inference (therefore: ara oun from verse 15. — The victim upon the Jewish altar was fitted for the offering by salt or oil or frankincense. Romans 16:1-27.CONCLUSION, EMBRACING SUNDRY SALUTATIONS AND DIRECTIONS, AND A CLOSING PRAYER. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 16:25-27 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: The original manuscripts for the closing section of the book of Romans vary considerably. 1. in priestly fashion administering the gospel of God, i.e. Bible commentary on the Book of Romans, chapter 15, by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutics. I commend unto you Phoebe our sister, which is a servant--or "deaconess" of the church which is at Cenchrea--The word is "Cenchreæ," the eastern part of Corinth ( Acts 18:18).That in the earliest churches there were deaconesses, to attend to the wants of the female members, there is … Which show the work of the law written in their hearts, &c.] Though the Gentiles had not the law in form, written on tables, or in a book, yet they had "the work", the matter, the sum and substance of it in their minds; as appears by the practices of many of them, in their external conversation. We must not take it ill if our friends prefer work which is pleasing to God, before visits and compliments, which may please us. There are two more benedictions to Romans (15:33; 16:20) and a doxology (16:25-27). The, Church of Rome, which makes the appalling claim to sacrifice the real body of Christ on the altar in the mass, claims also that her minister is a, Whereas Protestantism maintains that Christ, having offered the final sacrifice once for all, (, ,) is the sole and eternal priest of the new covenant. Rom. Romans 16 – Greetings to the Christians in Rome A. Greetings to many different Christians. Together verses 15 and 16 support the righteousness of God 14 And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another. "Minister" is used of priestly service in Rom. But now, I say, I go unto Jerusalem, ministering unto the saints. Romans 15:16 to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, ministering as a priest the gospel of God, so that my offering of the Gentiles may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit. Our high school band, in which I played the trumpet, marched in several parades each year. B. [18] Charles Hodge, Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. 15:25 "serving the saints" This term is often used in connection with raising money (cf. ... 15:16 "minister. Living to Please OthersWe who are strong must be considerate of those who are sensitive about things like this. If I were to look in my high school annual for a picture of our band marching, I could almost guarantee that one of our band members—a trombone player named Pete—would be out of step. Paul’s ministry is to the Gentiles (Romans 15:14-22) 14 And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another. This commentary has been through Advanced Checking.. Acts 28:15 describes Paul’s “triumphal entry” into Rome, so that he did come to them with joy – though also in chains! 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