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. Sometimes the thanksgiving is blended into the body of the letter, especially in 1 Thessalonians. WHAT ABOUT ISRAEL?. 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. PROBLEM WITH ISRAEL – Vss. via recta incedere, expeditum iter habere, without ceasing I make mention of you, always in my prayers making request, if by any means, might be prospered, might have the way smoothed, in my prayers making request, if by any means now at length, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. Romans 9-11 emphasizes again and again the mercy of God and the rebellion of fallen mankind. Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Romans 1:10. Romans 10:1-21 Israel's Unbelief. Author: Romans 1:1 identifies the author of the Book of Romans as the apostle Paul. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 5:1-11 EXEGESIS: ROMANS 5:1-2. As it is not probable that we from the heart study his benefit, whom we are not ready to assist by our labors, he now adds, after having said that he was anxious for their welfare, that he showed by another proof his love to them, as before God, even by requesting that he might be able to advance their interest. through Romans 16:27, then several appendices on subjects relating to Romans. work (668 pp. Romans 10:1-4. Romans 1:10. 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." 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. Words in boxes are from the Bible. ὡς τῷ κλεομενεϊ εὐωδώθη τὸ ἐς τὸν δημάρητον πρῆγμα. I.e., he was summoned to be an apostle, one sent by Jesus for a special purpose b. In his epistle to the Romans, Paul said he was “called to be an apostle” - Ro 1:1 a. Romans 8:1-10 New International Version (NIV) Life Through the Spirit. 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. 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 . An abridged edition appeared in 1836. He doubtless cherished this purpose for years. 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. (Acts 28.). Romans 1:10. “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.”. 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. 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. 9:1; Heb. Take up and read!”b. 1:10] a servant # 1:1 For the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface of Christ Jesus, # 1 Cor. Romans 1:11. brings out the etymological force of the word. PRAYER FOR ISRAEL – Vs. 1 – For their salvation. Coffman Commentaries on the Bible. Yet all such prayers are not answered according to the letter of the petition. 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. If then this election was of grace, it could not be of works, either performed or foreseen. a. The expressions in the Greek imply an earnest wish that this long-cherished purpose might be accomplished before long. A principal thing, which be incessantly and importunately requested at the throne of grace, was, that he might have an opportunity of coming to them; that God in his providence would open a way for him; and that he might have a safe and comfortable journey in a very little time; 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 . 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 12 highlights the social and community aspects of salvation. Hilda Bright and Keith Simons. The former was translated and published in France in 1841, and the latter republished in England in 1838. See on 3 John 1:2. 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(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 In Romans it is stated briefly. Every soul: This c… A prosperous journey - A safe, pleasant journey. a. 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. It is right to regard all success in traveling as depending on God, and to pray for success and safety from danger. 1 Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for 1 Israel is that they may be saved. The A.V. More literally, the good will of my heart. If then this election was of grace, it could not be of works, either performed or foreseen. 1:1; [1 Cor. 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. That purpose involved the gospel, which Paul was sent to proclaim to the nations - Ro 1:1,5 2. As he sat, he heard children playing a game and they called out to each other these words: “Take up and read! "God is my witness"-he is not making a light statement, he is dead serious. 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. 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. Paul’s letter to the *Romans. 10.Requesting, if by any means, etc. Rev., I may be prospered. (10) If by any means now at length. He appealed to the Roman emperor, and was taken there in chains as a prisoner. The prayer of Paul that be might see the Romans was granted, but in a remarkable way. 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. Instead, Paul is … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 14:1-12" He was persecuted by the Jews, and arraigned before King Agrippa. Now at length - He had purposed it a long time, but had been hindered. 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." —He journeyed to Rome at last, but by what few would call a prosperous trip. Because here is another message … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 6:1-14" 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. 10.Request—His prayers for them were twofold: for their spiritual prosperity, and for divine permission to visit them. BIBLE STUDY COMMENTARY ON ROMANS - CHAPTER 10 PREVIOUS CHAPTER - NEXT CHAPTER - HELP - FB - TWITTER - GR VIDEOS - GR FORUMS - GR YOUTUBE . This is a proper model of a prayer; and is in accordance with the direction of the Bible; see James 4:14-15. Romans 10:1-3. STUBBORN ISRAEL. Romans 10:1-10. In the passive voice, it is, to be prospered, successful, favored. 5 Outlines . ‘Praying continually, that, if it be the will of God, I may be prospered to come unto you.'. "Heart"s desire"-"the longing of my heart" (Mon); "my heart"s good will goes out for them" (Wms). PROMISE FOR ISRAEL – Vss. Mark Dunagan Commentary on the Bible. 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). b. WE HAVE PEACE WITH GOD. In the summer of 386, a young man wept in the backyard of a friend. 4-10 – Faith brings salvation . Making request, if by any means now at length I might have a prosperous journey by the will of God to come unto you. ROMANS 10. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. 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. We have all met stubborn people like the little boy who insisted on standing up in the car. If by any means - This shows the earnest desire which he had to see them, and implies that be had designed it, and had been hindered; see Romans 1:13. His “Commentary on Romans” was first published in 1835. 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.’ These were kept according to the election of grace. 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. 11:1-10 There was a chosen remnant of believing Jews, who had righteousness and life by faith in Jesus Christ. It is this If the Christian is not to seek personal vengeance, it does not take away the government’s authority to punish wrongdoers. 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. 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 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. Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. (Acts 28. 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. * [1:10–12] Paul lays the groundwork for his more detailed statement in Rom 15:22–24 about his projected visit to Rome. Romans 16:22 indicates that Paul used a man named Tertius to transcribe his words. 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. 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. God is faithful, humans are faithless. Watch our overview video on the book of Romans, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. always in my prayers making request, if perhaps now at last by the will of God I may succeed in coming to you. The apostle Paul was unreservedly committed to Christ and to the ministry of the gospel. The Epistle To The Romans 3 Called To Be Saints Romans 1:7 INTRODUCTION 1. 1 Paul, # [Gal. 5:4]; See 2 Cor. For I long to see you. His prayers for them were twofold: for their spiritual prosperity, and for divine permission to visit them. 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 . 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 … Date of Writing: The Book of Romans was likely written A.D. 56-58. Romans 10:1 Brethren, my heart"s desire and my supplication to God is for them, that they may be saved. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. Прося..., чтобы (прося о том, не откроется ли...). The whole work was rewritten and enriched with his mature studies in 1864. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Making request, if by any means now at length, I might have a prosperous journey by the will of God, to come unto you, Making request, if by any means now at length I may have a prosperous journey by the will of God, to come to you. Commentary on Romans Rosscup : This is a much-respected 746-pp. We rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 2 For I bear them witness a that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. 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. Prosperous journey—He journeyed to Rome at last, but by what few would call a prosperous trip. 2-3 – Zeal without knowledge. 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 1:9 : Romans 1:11 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. 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. According to this model ought all our wishes to be formed. Romans 1:12. 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. Undoubtedly, he could think of n… Another indication that the Church in Rome had existed for some time … —Note this accumulation of particles, denoting the earnestness of his desire. Making request, if by any means now at length. ποτέ, now at last, as though he had long looked forward with desire to what there was now a prospect of his seeing accomplished. I may be so happy, by the will of God, to come to you. This commentary has been through Advanced Checking.. 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. Bible commentary on the Book of Romans, chapter 13, by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutics. Subject to the governing authorities: The connection between Romans 12 and Romans 13is clear. I might have a prosperous journey by the will of God, to come unto you; see James 4:13.