Romans 15:8


Saturday, 11 January 2014

Now I say that Jesus Christ has become a servant to the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers, Romans 15:8

In verses 8-12, Paul is going to make an observation concerning the all-encompassing work of Christ for and toward the people of the world, both Jew and Gentile.… Read the rest

Romans 15:7


Friday, 10 January 2014

Therefore receive one another, just as Christ also received us, to the glory of God.Romans 15:7

“Therefore” asks us to again stop, consider, and then act. Based on the preceding 6 verses of chapter 15 as well as the entire scope of thought which was relayed in chapter 14 – all dealing with the same basic subject, we are to “receive one another.”… Read the rest

Romans 15:5


Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus,… Romans 15:5

Verses 5 and 6 are as much a spontaneous prayer of petition as they are a request for harmony directed to those in Rome. The substance of everything he has penned since the beginning of the previous chapter has dealt with agreement between believers resulting from unity over “disputable matters.”… Read the rest

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