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Romans Chapter 1:1-7

For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you—that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine

Romans 1:1-7
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Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God
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which He promised before through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures,
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concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh,
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and declared to be the Son of God with power according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead.
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Through Him we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith among all nations for His name,
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among whom you also are the called of Jesus Christ;
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To all who are in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
  1. Who was Paul?
    Romans 1:1
    Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God
  2. Through whom was the gospel promised?
    Romans 1:2
    which He promised before through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures,
  3. From whose seed was Jesus born?
    Romans 1:3
    concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh,
  4. Who was Jesus declared to be?
    Romans 1:4
    and declared to be the Son of God with power according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead.
  5. What had Paul received through Jesus?
    Romans 1:5
    Through Him we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith among all nations for His name,
  6. Who are you the called of?
    Romans 1:6
    among whom you also are the called of Jesus Christ;
  7. To whom was this letter written?
    Romans 1:7
    To all who are in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans Chapter 1:8-15

For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you—that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine

Romans 1:8-15
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First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.
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For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of His Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers,
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making request if, by some means, now at last I may find a way in the will of God to come to you.
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For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift, so that you may be established;
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that is, that I may be encouraged together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.
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Now I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that I often planned to come to you (but was hindered until now), that I might have some fruit among you also, just as among the other Gentiles.
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I am a debtor both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to wise and to unwise.
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So, as much as is in me, I am ready to preach the gospel to you who are in Rome also.
  1. Where had their faith been spoken of?
    Romans 1:8
    First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.
  2. What did Paul do without ceasing?
    Romans 1:9
    For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of His Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers,
  3. What did he request of God?
    Romans 1:10
    making request if, by some means, now at last I may find a way in the will of God to come to you.
  4. Why did Paul long to see them?
    Romans 1:11
    For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift, so that you may be established;
  5. What would result from this?
    Romans 1:12
    that is, that I may be encouraged together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.
  6. What had he planned often?
    Romans 1:13
    Now I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that I often planned to come to you (but was hindered until now), that I might have some fruit among you also, just as among the other Gentiles.
  7. Who was Paul a debtor to?
    Romans 1:14
    I am a debtor both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to wise and to unwise.
  8. What was Paul ready to do?
    Romans 1:15
    So, as much as is in me, I am ready to preach the gospel to you who are in Rome also.

Romans Chapter 1:16-17

As it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith”

Romans 1:16-17
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For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek.
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For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "The just shall live by faith."
  1. Why was Paul not ashamed of the gospel?
    Romans 1:16
    For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek.
  2. What is revealed in the gospel?
    Romans 1:17
    For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "The just shall live by faith."

Romans Chapter 1:18-23

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth

Romans 1:18-23
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For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,
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because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them.
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For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse,
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because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened.
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Professing to be wise, they became fools,
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and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man; and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things.
  1. Where has the wrath of God been revealed from?
    Romans 1:18
    For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,
  2. What has been made known to man?
    Romans 1:19
    because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them.
  3. Why is man without excuse?
    Romans 1:20
    For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse,
  4. What two things did they not do?
    Romans 1:21
    because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened.
  5. What did they profess to be, and what did they become?
    Romans 1:22
    Professing to be wise, they became fools,
  6. What did they change the glory of God to?
    Romans 1:23
    and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man; and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things.

Romans Chapter 1:24-25

Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves

Romans 1:24-25
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Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves,
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who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
  1. What did God give them up to?
    Romans 1:24
    Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves,
  2. What did they change the truth of God for?
    Romans 1:25
    who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
  3. What did they worship and serve?
    Romans 1:25
    who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.

Romans Chapter 1:26-27

For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions

Romans 1:26-27
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For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature.
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Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.
  1. What did women exchange?
    Romans 1:26
    For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature.
  2. What did men likewise do?
    Romans 1:27
    Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.

Romans Chapter 1:28-32

And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done

Romans 1:28-32
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And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting;
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being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers,
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backbiters, haters of God, violent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
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undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, unforgiving, unmerciful;
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who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them.
  1. What did they not retain in theri knowledge?
    Romans 1:28
    And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting;
  2. When God gave them over to a debased mind, what did they do?
    Romans 1:28
    And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting;
  3. What were they filled with?
    Romans 1:29
    being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers,
  4. What did they become?
    Romans 1:30-31
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    backbiters, haters of God, violent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
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    undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, unforgiving, unmerciful;
  5. What did they know, and what did they do?
    Romans 1:32
    who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them.