21 Yes, they knew God, but they wouldn’t worship him as God or even give him thanks. This is accomplished from start to finish by faith. 2 God promised this Good News long ago through his prophets in the holy Scriptures. 11 For I long to visit you so I can bring you some spiritual gift that will help you grow strong in the Lord. It is the power of God at work, saving everyone who believes—the Jew first and also the Gentile. Romans 2 New Living Translation (NLT) God’s Judgment of Sin. By the resurrection from the dead - For this is both the fountain and the object of our faith; and the preaching of the apostles was the consequence of Christ's resurrection. 28 Since they thought it foolish to acknowledge God, he abandoned them to their foolish thinking and let them do things that should never be done. 31 They refuse to understand, break their promises, are heartless, and have no mercy. (AW) 25 They exchanged the truth about God for a lie,(AX) and worshiped and served created things(AY) rather than the Creator—who is forever praised. Rom 1:12: When we get together, I want to encourage you in your faith, but I also want to be encouraged by yours. [g] 17 This Good News tells us how God makes us right in his sight. So they have no excuse for not knowing God. 10 One of the things I always pray for is the opportunity, God willing, to come at last to see you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. In his earthly life he was born into King David’s family line, 4 … 1 And so, dear brothers and sisters,* 12:1a Greek brothers. (BA), 26 Because of this, God gave them over(BB) to shameful lusts. (AF), 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel,(AG) because it is the power of God(AH) that brings salvation to everyone who believes:(AI) first to the Jew,(AJ) then to the Gentile. 27 And the men, instead of having normal sexual relations with women, burned with lust for each other. Romans 13:1-7 New Living Translation (NLT) Respect for Authority. 5 Through Christ, God has given us the privilege[c] and authority as apostles to tell Gentiles everywhere what God has done for them, so that they will believe and obey him, bringing glory to his name. NIV 1 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God— NLT. Version. 12 When we get together, I want to encourage you in your faith, but I also want to be encouraged by yours. Day and night I bring you and your needs in prayer to God, whom I serve with all my heart[d] by spreading the Good News about his Son. 1 And so, dear brothers and sisters,* 12:1a Greek brothers. Romans 1 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. 22 Claiming to be wise, they instead became utter fools. Even the women turned against the natural way to have sex and instead indulged in sex with each other. 30 They are backstabbers, haters of God, insolent, proud, and boastful. 18 But God shows his anger from heaven against all sinful, wicked people who suppress the truth by their wickedness. 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. Romans 1:4 Parallel Commentaries As a result, their minds became dark and confused. 3 The Good News is about his Son. 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. 2 God promised this Good News long ago through his prophets in the holy Scriptures. As the Scriptures say, “It is through faith that a righteous person has life.”. 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. 2 God promised this Good News long ago through his prophets in the holy Scriptures. 13 I do not want you to be unaware,(AB) brothers and sisters,[d](AC) that I planned many times to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now)(AD) in order that I might have a harvest among you, just as I have had among the other Gentiles. 2 God promised this Good News long ago through his prophets in the holy Scriptures. May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. For I am not ashamed of this Good News about Christ. 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. New Living Translation. Romans 1. 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. [ b] … 3 The Good News is about his Son. Rom 1:10: One of the things I always pray for is the opportunity, God willing, to come at last to see you. Romans 8:1 Parallel Commentaries This summary of the book of Romans provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Romans. 1 I ask, then, has God rejected his own people, the nation of Israel? NLT. 22 Claiming to be wise, they instead became utter fools. 3 The Good News is about his Son. NLT 1 With Christ as my witness, I speak with utter truthfulness. 2 God promised this Good News long ago through his prophets in the holy Scriptures. Rom 1:11: For I long to visit you so I can bring you some spiritual gift that will help you grow strong in the Lord. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Romans 12:1-21, NLT. Elijah the prophet complained to God about the people of Israel and said, 3 “ Lord, they have killed your prophets and torn down your altars.I am the only one left, and now they are trying to kill me, too.” # 11:3 1 Kgs 19:10, 14. 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and ... NLT: Romans 1. Previous Passage: Acts 28 (nlt) Next Passage: Romans 2 (nlt) 2 God promised this Good News long ago through his prophets in the holy Scriptures. 9 God knows how often I pray for you. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature. 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. Romans 1:1 New Living Translation (NLT) Greetings from Paul. [g] 17 This Good News tells us how God makes us right in his sight. 3 Those who feel free to eat anything must not look down on those who don’t. First 30-days on us! 24 So God abandoned them to do whatever shameful things their hearts desired. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 23 And instead of worshiping the glorious, ever-living God, they worshiped idols made to look like mere people and birds and animals and reptiles. Men did shameful things with other men, and as a result of this sin, they suffered within themselves the penalty they deserved. --ROMANS xii. 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. They invent new ways of sinning, and they disobey their parents. They are gossips,(BG) 30 slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil; they disobey their parents;(BH) 31 they have no understanding, no fidelity, no love,(BI) no mercy. All rights reserved. 3 The Good News is about his Son. 26 That is why God abandoned them to their shameful desires. Romans 14. Greetings from Paul. 1 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. 3 The Good News is about his Son. 1:4 But powerfully declared to be the Son of God, according to the Spirit of Holiness - That is, according to his divine nature. New Living Translation (NLT), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, NLT/KJV Bound for Glory Parallel Bible, Hardcover, NLT, The One Year Bible Creative Expressions Edition, Softcover, NLT Inspire Bible: The Bible for Creative Journaling, Softcover, The Complete Evangelical Parallel Bible KJV, NKJV, NIV & NLTse Hardcover, NLT Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible: A Refreshing Spiritual Journey with God's People, hardcover, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/tan (indexed) (red letter). Romans 1. A Living Sacrifice to God. 2 And we know that God, in his justice, will punish anyone who does such things. 15 So I am eager to come to you in Rome, too, to preach the Good News. Greetings from Paul. from the power of sin that leads to death. I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham and a member of the tribe of Benjamin. It is the power of God at work, saving everyone who believes—the Jew first and also the Gentile. 26 That is why God abandoned them to their shameful desires. 32 They know God’s justice requires that those who do these things deserve to die, yet they do them anyway. 3 The Good News is about his Son. Of course not! Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature. 2 God promised this Good News long ago through his prophets in the holy Scriptures. Romans 1:16 NLT - For I am not ashamed of this Good News - Bible Gateway. 29 They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. (AS) 22 Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools(AT) 23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images(AU) made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature. 28 Furthermore, just as they did not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of God, so God gave them over(BF) to a depraved mind, so that they do what ought not to be done. 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. All rights reserved worldwide. (AK) 17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed(AL)—a righteousness that is by faith(AM) from first to last,[e] just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.”[f](AN), 18 The wrath of God(AO) is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, 19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. 23 And instead of worshiping the glorious, ever-living God, they worshiped idols made to look like mere people and birds and animals and reptiles. 3 The Good News is about his Son. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God. 8 Let me say first that I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith in him is being talked about all over the world. 5 Through Christ, God has given us the privilege[c] and authority as apostles to tell Gentiles everywhere what God has done for them, so that they will believe and obey him, bringing glory to his name. [ a] 19 They know the truth about God because he has made it obvious to them. As the Scriptures say, “It is through faith that a righteous person has life.”[h]. Worse yet, they encourage others to do them, too. 32 They know God’s justice requires that those who do these things deserve to die, yet they do them anyway. I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. All rights reserved. 1 This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. 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