He was persecuted by the Jews, and arraigned before King Agrippa. “All this time I have been longing to come to you, and now at last I hope that it may be put in my power.”. always in my prayers making request, if perhaps now at last by the will of God I may succeed in coming to you. 1 Paul, # [Gal. Romans 8:1-10 New International Version (NIV) Life Through the Spirit. Yet the journey might in this way have a more deep effect on the Romans, than if he had gone in any other way. Romans 10:1-4. 3 For they being ignorant of b God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own c righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God. That purpose involved the gospel, which Paul was sent to proclaim to the nations - Ro 1:1,5 2. Commentary on Romans 13:8-10 (Read Romans 13:8-10) Christians must avoid useless expense, and be careful not to contract any debts they have not the power to discharge. 1:1 called to be an apostle, # See Acts 13:2 set apart for the gospel of God, 2 which # Titus 1:2 he promised beforehand # ch. Paul was not writing to an individual but to the community of Chris­tians in Rome, and his constant concern is their life together—with a special emphasis on their work. 1:10] a servant # 1:1 For the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface of Christ Jesus, # 1 Cor. —He journeyed to Rome at last, but by what few would call a prosperous trip. 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. 10.Requesting, if by any means, etc. The Epistle To The Romans 3 Called To Be Saints Romans 1:7 INTRODUCTION 1. 2 And embarking in a ship of Adramyttium , which was about to sail to the ports along the coast of Asia , we put to sea , accompanied by d Aristarchus , a Macedonian from Thessalonica . 451101 > ROMANS 11:1-36 IN this chapter the Apostle first denies that the whole of the nation of Israel was indiscriminately rejected, for, as he had already intimated, there was to be a remnant saved, and of that remnant he holds himself forth as a noted example.He then brings again into view the sovereignty of God, in reserving this ‘remnant according to the election of grace.’ The expressions in the Greek imply an earnest wish that this long-cherished purpose might be accomplished before long. These were kept according to the election of grace. Bible commentary on the Book of Romans, chapter 13, by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutics. 10.Request—His prayers for them were twofold: for their spiritual prosperity, and for divine permission to visit them. Прося..., чтобы (прося о том, не откроется ли...). www.easyenglish.bible. Another indication that the Church in Rome had existed for some time … In Romans it is stated briefly. b. An abridged edition appeared in 1836. For many of us, Romans 6 is scripture we have turned to as we have developed a theology of baptism, debated the merits of immersion versus sprinkling based on the imagery of burial and resurrection, and to whom it should be applied. By the will of God - If God shall grant it; if God will by his mercy grant me the great favor of my coming to you. More literally, the good will of my heart. This is a proper model of a prayer; and is in accordance with the direction of the Bible; see James 4:14-15. 9:1; Heb. ROMANS 10. a. 2 For I bear them witness a that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. If the Christian is not to seek personal vengeance, it does not take away the government’s authority to punish wrongdoers. Knowing, however, that all things are ordered of God, and feeling that his own wishes should be subordinated to the Divine will, he adds, by the will of God; which is equivalent to, If it be the will of God. We rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Undoubtedly, he could think of n… By saying, A prosperous journey by the will of God he shows, not only that he looked to the Lord’s favor for success in his journey, but that he deemed his journey prosperous, if it was approved by the Lord. Making request, if by any means now at length I might have a prosperous journey by the will of God to come unto you. In the present case, as Paul had neither commenced his journey, nor formed any immediate purpose to undertake it, see Romans 15:25-29, his prayer was not that his journey might be prosperous, but that he might be permitted to undertake it; that his circumstances should be so favorably ordered that he might be able to execute his long cherished purpose of visiting Rome. PRAYER FOR ISRAEL – Vs. 1 – For their salvation. * [1:10–12] Paul lays the groundwork for his more detailed statement in Rom 15:22–24 about his projected visit to Rome. See on 3 John 1:2. In short, his self-construal was—and always will be—since the Damascus road anyway, one who was a free and willing slaveof the Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 1:10. Romans 1:12. 4-10 – Faith brings salvation . The Church is made up of Gentiles and Jews, and in the first century there was a good deal of tension about how this was to work—the Jerusalem Council in Acts 15 being one sample of the tension. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 5:1-11 EXEGESIS: ROMANS 5:1-2. If then this election was of grace, it could not be of works, either performed or foreseen. Though hampered by lack of any outline to relate things, the work has much gold if one has time and is willing to read voluminously to dig out the many nuggets. BIBLE STUDY COMMENTARY ON ROMANS - CHAPTER 10 PREVIOUS CHAPTER - NEXT CHAPTER - HELP - FB - TWITTER - GR VIDEOS - GR FORUMS - GR YOUTUBE . (NASB: Lockman) Greek: pantote epi ton proseuchon mou, deomeno s ei pos ede pote euodothesomai en to th elemati tou Th eou elthein pros humas Paul begins Romans 14 by speaking of the “weak in faith” and in 15:1 he urges “we who are strong” to “put up with the failings of the weak.” Arland Hultgren is probably right to conclude that Paul does not use “strong” and “weak” to define particular groups of people in Rome. In the passive voice, it is, to be prospered, successful, favored. Romans 1 Paul Sails for Rome 27 And when it was decided a that b we should sail for Italy , they delivered Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan c Cohort named Julius . WE HAVE PEACE WITH GOD. At this point in Romans, it is customary for commentators to interrupt their exegesis and build a wall of separation between this chapter and the fifth, Moule, for example, expending some 200 lines of text for that purpose. (Acts 28. His prayers for them were twofold: for their spiritual prosperity, and for divine permission to visit them. If then this election was of grace, it could not be of works, either performed or foreseen. This commentary has been through Advanced Checking.. 451001 > ROMANS 10:1-21 PAUL was fully aware that the doctrine of the sovereignty of God in the rejection of the Jews and the preaching of salvation to the Gentiles, would greatly offend his countrymen. 1:1; [1 Cor. An EasyEnglish Bible Version and Commentary (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Romans. Commentary on Romans 11:1-10 (Read Romans 11:1-10) There was a chosen remnant of believing Jews, who had righteousness and life by faith in Jesus Christ. The apostle Paul was unreservedly committed to Christ and to the ministry of the gospel. The whole work was rewritten and enriched with his mature studies in 1864. PROBLEM WITH ISRAEL – Vss. 1 Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for 1 Israel is that they may be saved. Every soul: This c… That you may, therefore, perceive the full meaning, read the words as though the word also were inserted, requesting also, if by any means, etc. The prayer of Paul that be might see the Romans was granted, but in a remarkable way. Date of Writing: The Book of Romans was likely written A.D. 56-58. (Acts 28.). In so mysterious a manner does God often hear the prayers of his people; and though their prayers are answered, yet it is in his own time and way; see the last chapters of the Acts . Coffman Commentaries on the Bible. 1 Being therefore justified (Greek: dikaiothentes—from dikaioo) by faith, we have peace (Greek: eirenen) with God through our Lord Jesus Christ; 2 through whom we also have our access (Greek: prosagogen) by faith into this grace in which we stand. work (668 pp. 8 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, 2 because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you [] free from the law of sin and death. For I long to see you. Mark Dunagan Commentary on the Bible. Election is not a doctrine to exclude some, but a foundation of hope, security and confidence for those who have responded to (1) the promises and (2) the Son of the covenant-making God. In the summer of 386, a young man wept in the backyard of a friend. Prosperous journey—He journeyed to Rome at last, but by what few would call a prosperous trip. brings out the etymological force of the word. PROMISE FOR ISRAEL – Vss. Romans 16:22 indicates that Paul used a man named Tertius to transcribe his words. Author: Romans 1:1 identifies the author of the Book of Romans as the apostle Paul. A prosperous journey - A safe, pleasant journey. It is not so much a lack of the availability of true knowledge as it is a lackadaisical, careless, "it really does not matter all that much," "any way is as good as any other," "sin is not really all that bad" approach.It at first might seem to be a gentle form of stubbornness, but the real problem here is two major spiritual sins: pride and covetousness. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. Instead, Paul is … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 14:1-12" Words in boxes are from the Bible. 5 Outlines . Rev., I may be prospered. Sometimes the thanksgiving is blended into the body of the letter, especially in 1 Thessalonians. Now at length - He had purposed it a long time, but had been hindered. through Romans 16:27, then several appendices on subjects relating to Romans. Because here is another message … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 6:1-14" No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Romans 1:10. Paul here in Romans likewise is talking about a true remnant of Jews, true believers, followers of the Christian faith (or completed Jews since the Messiah was their Messiah). He regarded himself as called to both his master’s side and to the promulgation of the good news—news inextricably bound up with the death, resurrection, and exaltation of his Lord and God’s richest blessing upon sinful, erring human beings. εὐοδοῦν is, to lead in the right way, to prosper one's journey, Genesis 24:48, and figuratively, to prosper, 1 Corinthians 16:2; 3 John 1:2. Romans 1:10 always in my prayers making request, if perhaps now at last by the will of God I may succeed in coming to you. Romans 10:1 Brethren, my heart"s desire and my supplication to God is for them, that they may be saved. It is this 11:1-10 There was a chosen remnant of believing Jews, who had righteousness and life by faith in Jesus Christ. —Note this accumulation of particles, denoting the earnestness of his desire. Romans 1:10, ESV : "always in my prayers, asking that somehow by God’s will I may now at last succeed in coming to you." "God is my witness"-he is not making a light statement, he is dead serious. Hilda Bright and Keith Simons. ποτέ, now at last, as though he had long looked forward with desire to what there was now a prospect of his seeing accomplished. Romans 10:1-21 Israel's Unbelief. His “Commentary on Romans” was first published in 1835. Subject to the governing authorities: The connection between Romans 12 and Romans 13is clear. Purpose of Writing: As with all Paul’s epistles to the churches, his purpose in writing was to proclaim the glory of the Lord Jesus Christ by teaching … They are also to stand aloof from all venturesome speculations and rash engagements, and whatever may expose them to the danger of not rendering to all their due. STUBBORN ISRAEL. Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. These were kept according to the election of grace. Romans 1:10 making request, if by any means now at length I may be prospered by the will of God to come unto you. Romans 1:10 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 1:10, NIV : "in my prayers at all times; and I pray that now at last by God's will the way may be opened for me to come to you." 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