He lived in the peace of God in the midst of the worst circumstances. (Read Romans 15:30-33) Let us learn to value the effectual fervent prayers of the righteous. A priest, according to the Scriptures, is one appointed for men who have not liberty of access to God, to draw nigh to him in their behalf, and to offer both gifts and sacrifices for sin. 61 SdaBc-7 (00a) The Medieval Church.pdf. 9. Men have no right to make terms of communion which Christ has not made, Romans 15:7. Paul is talking about those people with whom we associate or fellowship. of some importance. all true solid conscience peace, the peace of God, which passeth The challenge of Romans 6 is this: Christ has made you free, free to be a king, free to have a sense of worth, free to be secure in your own personhood, knowing who you are before God. In Romans 1:1-15 we were introduced to who God used to write this book and who he was writing to. Here then it has a similar meaning as his hope is that God will do the same in Jerusalem. 60 SdaBc-6 (49) Ephesians.pdf. (4) Formidable designs against the truth and the servants of Christ should, above all other ways of counteracting them, be met by combined prayer to Him who rules all hearts and controls all events; and the darker the cloud, the more resolutely should all to whom Christ's cause is dear "strive together in their prayers to God" for the removal of it (Romans 15:30-31). 23 But now that there is no more place for me to work in these regions, and since I have been longing for many years to visit you, 24 I plan to do so when I go to Spain. Romans 15:33 Translation & Meaning. Then in Romans 1:16-17 we discovered why this book was written. What a contrast is thus presented to hierarchical pride, and in particular to the affected humility of the bishop of this very Rome! ; 12:1 ); and did he put even this upon the sole plea of apostilic responsibility? Third, missions must maintain a balance between the ultimate goal of establishing mature strategic congregations and not losing the urgency of evangelism among the unreached. One plants, and another waters, but God giveth the increase. He comes to the end of the main part of the letter with a prayer that ‘the God of peace’ will be with them. about the rites and ceremonies of the law of Moses; to which the Romans 15:33 Now the God of peace be with you all. Tischend. Romans 15:33 NASB “God of peace” is Paul’s favorite title for God. and Codex Alexandrinus and Codex Ephraemi Syri rescriptus of the fifth century C.E. There is no distinction, under the gospel, between the Jew and Gentile; Christ has received both classes upon the same terms and to the same privileges, Romans 15:8-12. Nowthe God of peace be with you all. As he brings his long and instructive Roman epistle to a close, the one message Paul was prompted to leave with these dear people was about discord among the saints. Compare 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3. The same man may preach (and doubtless every uninspired man does preach) both truth and error; God may sanction and bless the truth, and men may appeal to this blessing in support of the error. 1:21), which results in doing every kind of evil to one another (Rom. Advanced Bible Search. ‘Now the God of peace be with you all. 2 We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord. Since he asks their prayers, it is only natural that he prays for them. ) , because of his concern in these graces; so he is here styled (Amplified Bible - Lockman) NLT: And now may God, who gives us his peace, be with you all. This verse brings to a close the major body of the epistle. Nothing can prove that to be true which the Bible pronounces to be false, Romans 15:18, Romans 15:19. Romans 10:12-13 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. How amazing it is to be able to come to the God of the Universe and speak to Him as “Father! Romans 15:33 NASB “God of peace” is Paul’s favorite title for God. Second, the task of missions is a priestly privilege of presenting the nations to God. More important, “peace” for Paul is not merely an individual experience, but often occurs among authentic community (Romans 14:19; 15:33; 1 Corinthians 7:15; see also Colossians 3:15; Ephesians 2:14-17; 4:3). 30 And the priest shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering; and the priest shall make an atonement for her before the LORD for the issue of her uncleanness. Amplified: May [our] peace-giving God be with you all! Amen. Beware of contentions in religion, if you dispute concerning any of its doctrines, let it be to find out truth; not to support a preconceived and pre-established opinion. "the God of peace", because of his concern in that peace which is Saul: Meaning “Asked [of God]; Inquired [of God].”Saul, also known by his Roman name Paul, was “of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew born from Hebrews.” Since Saul was born a Roman citizen (), it is logical that his Jewish parents may have given him the Roman name Paulus, or Paul, meaning “Little; Small. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. The apostle had desired their prayers for him: here he concludes with a fervent prayer for them. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. It is not likely that we will succeed in pulling them up. 14-32). Success therefore is of itself a very difficult test for us to apply, and must ever be held subject to the authority of the Scriptures. Humility is a prerequisite to receiving the blessings only God can give, the kind that will prepare and equip us for His service now and in the Kingdom to come. ÐÐ¾Ð³ Ð¶Ðµ Ð¼Ð¸ÑÐ° ÐÐ½ ÐµÑÑÑ ÐÐ¾Ð³ Ð½Ð°Ð´ÐµÐ¶Ð´Ñ (ÑÐ¼. We should pray for others in such a way as really to enter into their trials and conflicts; and believe that our prayers, when sincere, are a real and great assistance to them. Romans 15:23-33 New International Version (NIV) Paul’s Plan to Visit Rome. Now the God of peace be with you all. Proud member of believing, leading their faith to the blood, righteousness, Amen.’. The explanation is that the Romans, reluctant to invest one person with too much authority, forced changes of office. The truth of the gospel has been confirmed by God, by signs and wonders, and by the power of the Holy Ghost. (4) Formidable designs against the truth and the servants of Christ should, above all other ways of counteracting them, be met by combined prayer to Him who rules all hearts and controls all events; and the darker the cloud, the more resolutely should all to whom Christ‘s cause is dear “strive together in their prayers to God” for the removal of it (Romans 15:30, Romans 15:31). KJV_Strongs 33 G1161 Now G2316 the God G1515 of peace G3326 be with G5216 you G3956 all G281. 3. Romans 15:33(NASB) Verse Thoughts Peace is one of many beautiful characteristics that are manifested as fruit of the Spirit, in the life of a believer, who is growing in grace and being conformed into the image and likeness of Jesus. In the closing wish, Romans 15:33, the designation of God as Ὁ ΘΕῸς Τῆς ΕἸΡΉΝΗς, the God who brings about peace, was the more naturally suggested, as the forebodings of the opposite of ΕἸΡΉΝΗ which he was going to encounter had just been before the apostle’s mind. (5) Christian fellowship is so precious that the meat eminent servants of Christ, amidst the toils and trials of their work, find it refreshing and invigorating; and it is no good sign of any ecclesiastic that he deems it beneath him to seek and enjoy it even among the humblest saints in the Church of Christ (Romans 15:24; Romans 15:32). Both of you stand precisely on the same ground, and are mutually indebted to mutual forbearance. CHAPTER 15. Acts 28:15 describes Paul’s “triumphal entry” into Rome, so that he did come to them with joy – though also in chains! 2. But as with ‘the God of hope’, the title transcends the individual situation. 1. 33. Danger is neither to be courted nor fled from; but encountered with humble trust in God, Romans 15:31. copy. 4:7). do thou establish them in thy truth, and make the blessed word of thy servants mutually refreshing, both to ministers and people. Here it fits his great argument, which was to persuade the believing Romans to be at peace amongst themselves, and not to contend about indifferent things. Now the God of peace be with you all. "Far from being an afterthought that included only a few personal remarks, Romans 15:14-33 is key for understanding the Book of Romans and Paul"s theology of missions. Lachm. 6. There it indicates what will result when God has bruised Satan under their feet shortly. Compare, How amazing it is to be able to come to the God of the Universe and speak to Him as “Father! apostle may have a particular respect in this concluding wish of Haldane's Exposition on the Epistle to the Romans and Hebrews, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament, Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Alexander MacLaren's Expositions of Holy Scripture, Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament, Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Hodge's Commentary on Romans, Ephesians and First Corintians, Corinthians, First and Second, Theology of. Now the God of peace be with you all, Amen. What does Romans chapter 15 mean? Romans 15:33. Romans 15:33 KJV. Lamb of God! This he would not have done, were such petitions of no avail, Romans 15:30, Romans 15:31. Study Romans 15 using Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Annas served from 6 to 15 A.D., and was replaced by Caiaphas, who will serve until 36 A.D. Annas, however, retains authority in the eyes of the people. This is the close of the doctrinal and hortatory parts of this Epistle. One understands the nature of God in the context of the entirety of scripture, and small tropes in the context of passage where one reads them. If we are not humbled, we will not submit. The man who reaps the harvest, is not always he who sowed the seed. Romans 15:33 so that I may come to you in joy by the will of God and find refreshing rest in your company. "What then"-another turn in the argument about the gospel that Paul preaches. 2 Each of us must please our neighbor for the good purpose of building up the neighbor. of We can almost see him relaxing into this idea having asked them to pray for his deliverance from the antagonism of the Jews, and for the acceptability to the Jewish church of the gift from mainly Gentile churches. In the verses concluding this chapter, Paul expressed his earnest desire to visit Rome. all understanding of natural men; and which when he gives, none He lived in the peace of God in the midst of the worst circumstances. (NASB: Lockman) Greek: O de theos tes eirenes meta panton humon, amen. In the midst of these scenes of strife and danger. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. can give trouble; and is what he fills his people with in a way Romans 16:20 NASB “God of peace” is Paul’s favorite title for God. This is often done. And do thou, glorious God and Father! God will hear his main desire, to be made holy; will convert what he fears into a blessing, and make it the means of accomplishing the great end. 33.God of peace—In the midst of these scenes of strife and danger. We must not just please ourselves. Romans 15:33. ὁ θεὸς τῆς εἰρήνης, the God of peace) A gradation in reference to Romans 15:5; Romans 15:13 : The God of patience, hope; so, the God of love and peace, 2 Corinthians 13:11, The God of peace, ch. As God is in this chapter before styled the God of patience, Romans 15:5, and the God of hope, Romans 15:13, because of his concern in these graces; so he is here styled "the God of peace", because of his concern in that peace which is made between him and his people, by the blood of Christ. it is important as you need to transform your mind, renew it, think differently and knowing that the past is gone and the future is as per God’s plan if only you allow the holy spirit to lead. Romans 7:14-25 ﬂows from and is a continuation of Paul’s discussion in v.7-13 of the “man to whom the commandment has come.” ... 15:33. And as these predictions are quoted from the volume which the Jews recognize as their Bible, or the word of God, it is evident that the apostles believed in the inspiration of all the books included in the sacred canon by the Jews, Romans 15:9-12. 1 Corinthians 15:33. As oil poured on water smooths its surface, and renders it transparent, so does kindness calm the minds of men, and prepare them for the ready entrance of the truth. (3) Though the debt we owe to those by whom we have been brought to Christ can never be discharged, we should feel it a privilege when we render them any lower benefit in return (Romans 15:26, Romans 15:27). The remainder is made up chiefly of salutations. God thus often grants our “main desire;” he hears our prayer; but he may make use of that from which we pray to be delivered as the “means” of fulfilling our own requests. Romans 15:32 "That I may come unto you with joy by the will of God, and may with you be refreshed." and the consolations which we are commanded to seek in the use of appropriate means, are still the gifts of God. As God, however, by the power of the Holy Ghost, works all good in us, we should rely neither on the excellence of the means, nor the vigor and diligence of our own exertions, but on his blessing, which is to be sought by prayer, Romans 15:4, Romans 15:5, Romans 15:13. It is a commendable policy in Christians, when they pray, to propound God to their mind in such notions, and under such titles, as whereby they may see in God the things they desire of God. Ὁ Θεὸς τῆς εἰρήνης, the God of peace) A gradation in reference to Romans 15:5; Romans 15:13: The God of patience, hope; so, the God of love and peace, 2 Corinthians 13:11, The God of peace, ch. It is, when clearly ascertained, as decisive an evidence as the performance of a miracle; because it is as really the result of a divine agency. takes its name from this momentous article of it; he appointed Rome was the centre of the world‘s life as Paul realized (Romans 1:15). my Father!” (Romans 8:15). Listen to the Bible. Online Parallel Study Bible. and sacrifice of his Son. We see, then, the efficacy of the peace of God, and what consolation believers should experience, and what confidence towards God in their prayers, when they consider that God is the God of peace. rom childhood, he likely had both names. Amen. (3) Though the debt we owe to those by whom we have been brought to Christ can never be discharged, we should feel it a privilege, when we have it in our power, to render them any lower benefit in return (Romans 15:26-27). another, laying aside all their differences as Jews and Gentiles, 3. The God of peace is the author of Christianity; and the Prince of peace, the priest and sacrifice of it: therefore love one another, and leave off contention before it be meddled with. enjoy peace in their own consciences, arising from thence; that Most of the disputes among Christians have been concerning non-essential points. The desire to please others should be wisely directed, and spring from right motives. Fifth, reciprocal, mutual partnerships, so central to the task of missions, must emerge among churches around the world." It is a prayer of one petition; so full of meaning, however, that no other need be added. Father i release myself to you replace the hurt in me with divine love in Jesus name. I Could Wish Myself Accursed for the Sake of the Lost. - Romans 15:33 As we have seen, most of Romans 15 deals with Paul’s plan to visit Rome after his church-planting mission in the eastern part of the Roman Empire was finished (vv. Romans 16:20; 1 Corinthians 14:33; Philippians 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; Hebrews 13:20(164). If the God of peace, love, and joy be with his people, they will not want any real good; but will always, having all sufficiency in all things, be able to abound in receiving and communicating blessings, to the glory of Him of whom and through whom and to whom are all things. A benediction was natural, and the anticipated conflicts might well lead him to speak of God as ‘the God of peace.’. (Romans 15:15-16 NIV) Now, you would think that a church that was theologically knowledgeable, able to instruct and counsel one another in the deep problems of life, and filled with a spirit of goodness and compassion, would hardly need anything more said to them. They were written for this purpose; and we have no right to expect these blessings unless we use the means appointed for their attainment. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. In which observe, The title or attribute given unto God, The God of peace; the lover, the author, and giver of peace. Romans 15:33. In 15:33 & 16:20 Paul describes Him as “the God of peace.” He gives peace to His people. 8. We tend to take on the character of the group with which we associate. 55 SdaBc-6 (44) Acts.pdf. This completes the letter to the Romans, but in the last chapter we will get into a little history about the early church in Rome, and Paul's relationships there. Paul’s request to be delivered was not for the purpose of his being spared further persecution or even death. Paul refers to “the God of all peace” (Romans 15:13, 33; Galatians 6:16). not to please ourselves--ought to think less of what we may lawfully do than of how our conduct will affect others.. 2, 3. Paul directed the Roman Christians to pray for the exercise of the divine providence in protecting him from danger, and for the Holy Spirit to influence the minds of the brethren in Jerusalem. He is also the author of happiness and prosperity, temporal, spiritual, and eternal, and likewise of all the peace and concord which is in his churches, and among his saints; so that when the apostle wishes that the God of peace might be with them, he not only prays that the presence of God might be with them; but that they might have fresh views of their interest in peace, made by the blood of Christ; that they might enjoy peace in their own consciences, arising from thence; that they might be possessed of felicity of every kind, and that unity and harmony might subsist among them; that the peace of God might rule in their hearts, and they live in love and peace one with another, laying aside all their differences as Jews and Gentiles, about the rites and ceremonies of the law of Moses; to which the apostle may have a particular respect in this concluding wish of his, and here indeed properly the epistle ends; the following chapter being as a sort of postscript, filled up with salutations and recommendations of particular persons; wherefore the word "Amen" is placed here, though it is wanting in the Alexandrian copy.
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