Romans 009: Romans Chapter 1 - Are You Prepared for the Quiz?
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For this reason (because the grace of God was given to me to preach) I (Paul) bow my knees (in prayer) before (God) the Father,//from whom every family in heaven (angels) and on earth (humans) derives its name,//that He (God the Father) would grant you (personally), according to the riches of His glory (out of His glorious riches), to be strengthened with (living, enabling) power through (God) His (Holy) Spirit indwelling the inner man (innermost being)…
…so that Christ may dwell (and feel at home) in your hearts through (your) faith; and that you, being rooted (like a plant) and grounded (with a firm foundation) in (unconditional) love,//may be able to
comprehend with all the saints (believers in Christ) what is the breadth (wide) and length (long) and height (high) and depth (deep nature of unconditional love),//and to know the (unconditional) love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up (pleroo) to all the fullness (pleroma) of God (the Father).
Because the grace of God was given to me to preach, I, Paul bow my knees in prayer before God the Father,//by whom every family in heaven and on earth, both angels and humans, are named,//that God the Father would grant that you personally, out of His glorious riches, would be strengthened with His living and enabling power through God the Holy Spirit who is indwelling your innermost being…
…so that Christ might feel at home in your hearts because of your faith; and that you, being rooted by God like a plant and grounded by God with His firm foundation, unconditional love,//may be able to comprehend, you and all the believers in Christ, how wide and long and high and deep is the nature of His unconditional love,//and to know for certain, through this unconditional love of Christ, which is way better than just biblical knowledge, that your deficiencies are completely covered by all the fullness of God the Father.
Romans Chapter 1 - Are You Prepared for the Quiz?
Therefore I (Paul), the (voluntary) prisoner of the Lord (for the sake of you Gentiles), implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called…
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“In My Father’s house are many dwelling places (mansions); if it were not so, I (the Lord Jesus Christ) would have told you; for I go (to My Father’s house) to prepare a place for you.”
“If (1) I go and prepare a place for you (and I do), I (the Lord Jesus Christ) will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also.”
“And you know the way where I (the Lord Jesus Christ) am going (I have been teaching you).”
Thomas said to Him, “Lord (indicating His knowledge that Jesus is God), we do not know where You are going, how (by what means) do we (come to) know the way?”
Jesus said to him (Thomas), “I (the Lord Jesus Christ) am the way (to salvation), and I (the Lord Jesus Christ am) the truth (through the Word of God), and I (the Lord Jesus Christ am) the (Zoe) life (the resurrection life); no one comes to (God) the Father but through (believing in) Me.
And do not get drunk (being fully influenced) with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled (fully influenced by God) with (by means of) the (indwelling) Spirit…
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Therefore if (1) anyone is in (union with) Christ (and all believers in Christ are), he is a new creature (a new spiritual species); the (sovereignty of the) old (self) things (have) passed away (have lost their power); behold, new (spiritual species) things have come.
And the Word (God the Son) became flesh (Jesus Christ), and dwelt (tabernacled) among us, and we saw (beheld) His glory, glory as of the only begotten (uniquely born One) from (God) the Father, full of grace and (full of) truth.
FIRST FOUR BOOKS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
Gospel of Matthew Jesus Christ the King
Gospel of Mark Jesus Christ the Servant
Gospel of Luke Jesus Christ the Man in True Humanity
Gospel of John Jesus Christ the Deity…the Lord
FIFTH BOOK OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
Acts The Formation of the Church
SIXTH BOOK OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
Romans Salvation by Grace
PAUL’S LETTER TO THE ROMANS
A Short Overview
Chapter 1 to Chapter 11
What Christians Believe
Chapter 12 to Chapter 16
How Christians Behave
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Where does the letter start?
Where does the letter take you?
Where does the letter end?
PAUL’S LETTER TO THE ROMANS
A Detailed Overview
Chapter 1, Verses 1 to 32
Verses 1 to 7 Introduction
Verses 8 to 15... Prayer for and Intention of Paul’s Ministry
Verses 16 to 17... The Gospel is Salvation by grace through faith
Verses 18 to 32... God’s Wrath Against the Sin of Unbelief
ASSESSING THE INTRODUCTION OF A LETTER
Who is the author of the letter?
What are the author’s credentials?
Who are the recipients of the letter?
Who, if anyone, is with the author as he writes?
What is the greeting?
Romans, Chapter 1, Verses 1 to 7
Who wrote the New Testament letter to the Romans?
What is a bond-servant?
Who is the Lord Jesus Christ?
What three things make the Lord Jesus Christ unique among those who call themselves “gods?”
Who is Paul?
What does it mean to be a “called?”
What is an apostle?
What is the difference between an apostle and you?
What does it mean that the Lord Jesus Christ is “born a descendent of David according to the flesh?”
What does it mean to be “set apart?”
What is a minister?
What does it mean to be beloved?
What is a saint?
What is grace?
What is the significance of being at peace with God?
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