y“As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me. 13 Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy. wOutdo one another in showing honor. Romans 13. Paul begins by surveying the spiritual condition of all people. 20 That is true. Romans 13:11-14 English Standard Version (ESV). So then, uwhether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s. fBy what you eat, do not destroy the one for whom Christ died. Perhaps Paul originally sent the entire letter to the Roman church, after which he 20 and thus I make it my ambition to preach the gospel, not where Christ has already been named, zlest I build on someone else’s foundation, Jews and Gentiles alike to be sinners and in need of salvation. Romans 13 English Standard Version << Romans 12 | Romans 13 | Romans 14 >> 13 1 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. t“Let their table become a snare and a trap. rEach one should be fully convinced in his own mind. Proud member hDo not be haughty, but associate with the lowly.8 iNever be wise in your own sight. 14 g For if it is the adherents of the law who are to be the heirs, faith is null and the promise is void. 11 Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you bto wake from sleep. 14 I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, [] that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another. Jews, however, must have constituted a substantial (cf. 1:20; 2:1] so that every mouth may be stopped, and # See ver. 6 nHaving gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if oprophecy, pin proportion to our faith; Romans 13:13 Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy. 6 The one who observes the day, observes it in honor of the Lord. 2 So anyone who rebels against authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and they will be punished. 19 Then you will say, “Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in.” Audio and visual reading of Romans, chapter 13, English Standard Version (ESV) 11 So I ask, did they stumble in order that they might fall? Rom 13:12: The night is far gone; the day is at hand. 5 Therefore one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God’s wrath but also ufor the sake of conscience. it would seem that a broader theme states the message of the book more adequately. 9 For the commandments, y“You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: z“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Righteousness Imparted: Sanctification 3 For vChrist did not please himself, but as it is written, w“The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me.” Romans 13 - Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. 5 qOne person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. For iI myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham,1 a member of the tribe of Benjamin. 13 Now I am speaking to you Gentiles. the early church was ever raised against his authorship. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Read verse in English Standard Version 26 For gMacedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make some contribution for the poor among the saints at Jerusalem. Romans 13 The Voice (VOICE). 12 So then, brothers, [] we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. tHow unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways! Amen. 4 pWho are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? The book was probably written in the early spring of a.d. 57. m“I have kept for myself seven thousand men who have not bowed the knee to Baal.” 22 Note then the kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God’s kindness to you, eprovided you continue in his kindness. Bible Reference. 14 mI myself am satisfied about you, my brothers,1 that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with nall knowledge and able to instruct one another. Romans 13 New International Version (NIV) Submission to Governing Authorities. 15 For if your brother is grieved by what you eat, e you are no longer walking in love. 12 zI appeal to you therefore, brothers,1 by the mercies of God, ato present your bodies bas a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.2 Respect for Authority. From the NIV Study Bible, Introductions to the Books of the Bible, Romans 15 For if your brother is grieved by what you eat, eyou are no longer walking in love. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 12 The night is far gone; the day is at hand. 14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires. a comparison with other letters he wrote. Amen. 24 For if you were cut from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and grafted, contrary to nature, into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these, the natural branches, be grafted back into their own olive tree. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. 11 Do not be slothful in zeal, xbe fervent in spirit,7 yserve the Lord. and note on 15:24). 7 For tnone of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself. 10 Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore alove is the fulfilling of the law. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. rBlessed is the one who has no reason to pass judgment on himself for what he approves. 2 jGod has not rejected his people whom he kforeknew. or someone else used a shorter form (chs. 12 Now if their trespass means riches for the world, and if their failure means riches for the Gentiles, how much more will their full inclusion2 mean! Romans 13:1 English Standard Version (ESV) Submission to the Authorities. By no means! Romans 12:1-13 English Standard Version (ESV) A Living Sacrifice. Do you not know what the Scripture says of Elijah, how he appeals to God against Israel? 10; [Matt. Paul the Minister to the Gentiles. 15 sWewhoarestrongthaveanobligationtobearwiththefailingsoftheweak,andnottopleaseourselves.2 uLet… 12 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, [] by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. The elect obtained it, but the rest qwere hardened, Paul's purposes for writing this letter were varied: When Paul wrote this letter, he was probably at Corinth (see Ac 20:2-3 and 19 Now we know that whatever # John 10:34; 15:25 the law says it speaks to those who are under the law, # Job 5:16; Ps. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. (, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, English Standard Version - The Holy Bible Online, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information, He wrote to prepare the way for his coming visit to Rome and his proposed The writer of this letter was the apostle Paul (see 1:1 and note). 20 nDo not, for the sake of food, destroy the work of God. For q there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 33 Oh, the depth of the riches and swisdom and knowledge of God! 19:18; Cited from Ex. and its implications for both the present and the future. church (see 1:11-12; 15:23-24). For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 2 cDo not be conformed to this world,3 but be transformed by dthe renewal of your mind, that by testing you may ediscern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.4. For if the Gentiles have come to share in their spiritual blessings, they ought also to be of service to them in material blessings. Since he was not acquainted 8 wOwe no one anything, except to love each other, for xthe one who loves another has fulfilled the law. 13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. 13 It is important that all of us submit to the authorities who have charge over us because God establishes all authority in heaven and on the earth. 8 # [Lev. 9 the whole world may be held accountable to God. Although justification by faith has been suggested by some as the theme, 3 Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and olet not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him. 13 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. 3:27, 28] Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for # ver. 32 so that by God’s will I may come to you with joy and nbe refreshed in your company. was almost finished (see 15:18-23), and he greatly desired to visit the Roman At this time, however, he could not go to Rome Paragraph. 12 So then zeach of us will give an account of himself to God. Inasmuch then as vI am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry cross. original recipients of the letter were the people of the church at Rome (1:7), 4 But what is God’s reply to him? That salvation Harmony of the Gospels. presence and power of the Holy Spirit. The most likely place of writing is either Corinth or Cenchrea (about six Since salvation is only the beginning of Christian experience, Paul moves on Romans 13:8 - ESV: Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. 17 hFor the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but iof righteousness and jpeace and joy in the Holy Spirit. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Read verse in English Standard Version So then let us ecast off fthe works of darkness and gput on the armor of light. their Christian faith in practical ways, both in the church and in the world. 1Co 16:1-4) and the collection issue had still not been resolved when Memorize Scripture wherever you go with the Bible Audio App! But as regards election, they are obeloved for the sake of their forefathers. Submission to the Authorities - Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. 16:63; [ch. 14 eBless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. not received the teaching of an apostle before. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword … He sought to explain the relationship between Jew and Gentile in God's 11 Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. 3 l“Lord, they have killed your prophets, they have demolished your altars, and I alone am left, and they seek my life.” For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Paul's primary theme in Romans is the basic gospel, God's plan of salvation Used with permission. 7 What then? 33 May othe God of peace be with you all. 12 zRejoice in hope, abe patient in tribulation, bbe constant in prayer. f“Therefore I will praise you among the Gentiles. Romans 13:13-14 English Standard Version (ESV). 16 gSo do not let what you regard as good be spoken of as evil. notes). 6 For because of this you also pay taxes, for the authorities are ministers of God, attending to this very thing. has been provided by God through Jesus Christ and his redemptive work on the So cdo not become proud, but dfear. 19 wby the power of signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God—so that xfrom Jerusalem and all the way around yto Illyricum I have fulfilled the ministry of the gospel of Christ; 5 so we, kthough many, lare one body in Christ, and individually mmembers one of another. 18 do not be arrogant toward the branches. 21 qIt is good not to eat meat or drink wine or do anything that causes your brother to stumble.3 The letter contains This summary of the book of Romans provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, Romans 13:9 Exodus 20:13-15,17; Deut. 29 For the gifts and pthe calling of God are irrevocable. He wrote to present the basic system of salvation to a church that had In 15:26 it is suggested that Paul had already received contributions from the churches of Macedonia and 13 cContribute to the needs of the saints and dseek to show hospitality. This summary of the book of Romans provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Romans. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God. 4 For xwhatever was written in former days was written for our yinstruction, that through endurance and through zthe encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. 1,2 Corinthians (dated c. 55). Romans 12:2 English Standard Version (ESV). (chs. with God's Gift of Righteousness (. The writer of this letter was the apostle Paul (see 1:1 and note). 15 But on some points I have written to you very boldly by way of reminder, obecause of the grace given me by God 20 To the contrary, o“if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.” of His Way with Israel (chs. 13 For e the promise to Abraham and his offspring f that he would be heir of the world did not come through the law but through the righteousness of faith. who were predominantly Gentile. Audio and visual reading of Romans, chapter 11, English Standard Version (ESV) 13. Footnotes. Romans 12:13 Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, [] but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light. 8 For I tell you that Christ cbecame a servant to the circumcised to show God’s truthfulness, in order dto confirm the promises given to the patriarchs, Author. notes). 14 As for mthe one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. 22:40; Col. 3:14]; See John 13:34 the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. overall plan of redemption. Very likely Paul was on his third missionary journey, ready to return to Jerusalem with the offering from the mission churches for poverty-stricken theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Romans. 1 Everyone must submit to governing authorities. The Apostle Paul wrote it roughly about 56-57 A.D. 5 So too at the present time there is na remnant, chosen by grace. 9 and in order ethat the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy. there (see 1:13-15), and this letter served as a careful and systematic theological Romans 8:12-13 English Standard Version (ESV) Heirs with Christ. miles away) because of references to Phoebe of Cenchrea (see 16:1 and note) and to Gaius, Paul's host (see 16:23 and note), who was probably a Corinthian So instead of going to Rome, he sent a letter to prepare the Christians Otherwise fyou too will be cut off. embraces such related ideas as guilt, sanctification and security. Salem Media Group. 9 - 11; see also note on 1:13). None of Paul's other letters states so profoundly the content of the gospel believers in Jerusalem (see 15:25-27 and notes). It is a provision, however, that must be received by faith -- a principle notes) on his third missionary journey. uAbhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. The doctrinal content of the book is typical of Paul, which is evident from 13 a Therefore let us not pass judgment on one another any longer, but rather decide b never to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother. 18 Whoever thus serves Christ is kacceptable to God and approved by men. Now she consists of only a remnant, allowing for the conversion of the 8 For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. 7 if qservice, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching; 11 I ask, then, hhas God rejected his people? 27 For they were pleased to do it, and indeed hthey owe it to them. 9 For to this end Christ vdied and lived again, that he might be Lord both wof the dead and of the living. plan. 22 This is the reason why bI have so often been hindered from coming to you. The one who eats, eats in honor of the Lord, since she gives thanks to God, while the one who abstains, abstains in honor of the Lord and gives thanks to God. a stumbling block and a retribution for them; 10  let their eyes be darkened so that they cannot see. Romans 13 - ESV: Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. a number of historical references that agree with known facts of Paul's life. 23 But now, since I no longer have any room for work in these regions, and csince I have longed for many years to come to you, 13 For e the promise to Abraham and his offspring f that he would be heir of the world did not come through the law but through the righteousness of faith. to show how believers are freed from sin, law and death -- a provision made possible 2 Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. 14 g For if it is the adherents of the law who are to be the heirs, faith is null and the promise is void. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 18 If possible, so far as it depends on you, llive peaceably with all. 13 Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy. Submission to the Authorities. directly with the Roman church, he says little about its problems (but see 14:1 -- 15:13; cf. 6 oBut if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works; otherwise grace would no longer be grace. 28 When therefore I have completed this and have delivered to them what has been collected,2 I will leave ifor Spain by way of you. 25 At present, however, fI am going to Jerusalem bringing aid to the saints. His work in the eastern Mediterranean minority of the congregation (see 4:1; chs. 16 to be pa minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles qin the priestly service of the gospel of God, so that rthe offering of the Gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit. No voice from Rom 13:13 20 For # Gal. 15 sWe who are strong thave an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. (see 1Co 1:14). So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light. Or you, why do you despise your brother? also 13:1-7; 16:17-18). 18 For I will not venture to speak of anything except uwhat Christ has accomplished through me vto bring the Gentiles to obedience—by word and deed, 30 For just as qyou were at one time disobedient to God but now have received mercy because of their disobedience, 15 fRejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. 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