The Righteousness Of God; As Taught By St. Paul In His Epistle To The Romans. With Appendices On…

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1865 Excerpt: ... ST. PAUL'S EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS. CHAP, t 1--7. (1) Paul, a servant bondman of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, (2) (which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,) (3) concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh; (4) and declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead: (5) by whom we have received grace and apostleship, for to bring about obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name: (6) among whom are ye also the called of Jesus Christ: (7) to all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. NOTES. The Roman Church here addressed, appears to have consisted, like most of the early congregations in the Empire, partly of Jews who acknowledged Christ to be the Son of God, and partly of proselytes from heathenism. The Epistle B is generally supposed to have been written by the apostle from Corinth, just as he was about to set out on his last journey to Jerusalem. Paul styles himself Christ's "bondman," or slave (v. 1), probably to indicate, that in doing the work of an apostle he was only acting under another, neither speaking his own words, nor directing his own movements. The gospel he brings is the fulfilment, not the supercession, of Old Testament teaching; it is good news which had been "promised afore by the prophets" (v. 2). It relates to Christ, the evidence of whose Messiahship is his resurrection from the dead (v. 3, 4). "If Christ be not risen," the apostle says elsewhere to the Corinthians, "your faith is vain." The object of the apostleship is to promote the gathering, from among...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1865 Excerpt: ... ST. PAUL'S EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS. CHAP, t 1--7. (1) Paul, a servant bondman of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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