15 We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. -------------------- (14-15) The necessity of the preaching of the gospel. Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Historical Books It isn’t appropriate for us to work for our old master. 4. That I may be delivered from those in Judea who do not believe: Paul knew that his danger in Jerusalem would come from those who did not believe. The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, Minor Prophets iii. i. a. Strive together with me in prayers to God for me, that I may be delivered from those in Judea who do not believe: Sensing that danger awaited him in Jerusalem (having been warned several times as recorded in Acts 20:22-23 and Acts 21:10-14), Paul knew he needed the prayers of God's people to see him through the difficulty promised him. A. (Rom 15:5-6) A prayer for the fulfillment of this attitude in the Romans. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation. b. The Gentiles, being brought into the church, are companions in patience and tribulation. (Rom 15:22-24) Why Paul hasn't visited the Christians in Rome yet. Rather he wanted to do pioneer work for the Lord - not because it was wrong or bad to continue the work begun through another man, but because there was so much to do on the frontiers. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Thank you for registering. 3. Pin. New Living Translation, Latin Vulgate, Would it not be treachery?" Wisdom Literature GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Able also to admonish one another: Paul didn't write because he felt the Roman Christians couldn't discern what was right before God or admonish each other to do right. Therefore receive one another, just as Christ also received us, to the glory of God. For even Christ did not please Himself; but as it is written, "The reproaches of those who reproached You fell on Me." One of great verses in that song goes, "I've got the happy hope that heckles heathens down in my heart." Pauline Epistles Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary. Septuagint, (Rom 15:1-2) Filled with care and concern for others. Historical Books Read Romans 10 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). c. Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace: The prayer and blessing concluding the section is appropriate. The hope we receive even when reproached shows that God is really real to us. i. Cookie Notice: The Whole Bible Matthew Poole's Commentary. a. Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, leading to edification. c. From Jerusalem and round about to Illyricum I have fully preached the gospel: Illyricum is modern Yugoslavia and Albania. General Epistles But I know that when I come to you, I shall come in the fullness of the blessing of the gospel of Christ. Stopping off in Rome on the way, Paul anticipates that he can enjoy the support and fellowship of the Romans before he goes to preach the gospel in the regions beyond. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point The New English Bible translates this, be my allies in the fight. We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves. d. Leading to edification: All too often, Christians find it easier to tear each other down instead of building each other up; this is a classic strategy of Satan against the church that must be resisted. The New Living Bible translates the phrase like this: join me in my struggle by praying to God for me. Tweet. The breakdown of Romans as a treatise began with F.C. -------------------- This goes against the whole tenor of our times, which counsels people to "look out for number 1" and despises those who live lives of real sacrifice for the sake of others. i. But he is not trying to attract adulation. b. Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. That I might be a minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles: This is consistent with Paul's calling to be a minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles. -------------------- Romans 15. a. (Rom 15:30-33) Paul's plea for prayer. 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Johannine Writings It makes them know there isn't anything they can do against a child of God whose eyes are really on Jesus. General Epistles Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others. Instead of dividing of disputable matters, Jews and Gentiles should unite in Jesus over the common ground of praise. To emphasize the importance and intensity, Paul repeats the word twice: sunagonizomai sunagonizomai. 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Therefore I have reason to glory in Christ Jesus: As he considers his call to be a minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, Paul can glory in God that he received such a call - speaking only of the things God did through him to bring salvation to the Gentiles. The New Testament This same root word for agony is used of the anguished prayer of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane, when Jesus asked His disciples to agonize with Him in prayer. Paul says he serves as a "ministering priest" of Jesus Christ presenting the gospel as a "priestly service" so Gentile converts would be an acceptable sacrifice to God. Romans 14 - Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, [but] not to doubtful disputations. THE MARKS OF THE FELLOWSHIP (Romans 15:1-6) 15:1-6 It is the duty of us who are strong to bear the weaknesses of those who are not strong, and not to please ourselves. When we respond rightly to the reproaches the world casts against us for Jesus' sake, it bothers them even more. Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Romans 15:13. In proportion as a man grows in grace he feels his dependence upon God, and, in a certain sense, his dependence upon God's people." c. That you may: The goal is to glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. b. The Gospels Our journeys are made prosperous or otherwise, according to the will of God. As God fills us with the blessings of His joy and peace in believing, we are equipped to live in this common bond of unity God calls us to. He says, that the degree of boldness on his part consisted in the very fact of writing at all, not in the manner of writing. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown. Historical Books We then who are strong ought to bear with the scruples of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Romans 15:1-13.SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED AND CONCLUDED. i. -------------------- (Rom 15:20-21) Paul's desire to preach the gospel in new places. For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me. As in our purposes, so in our desires, we must remember to say, If the Lord will, James 4:15. (Spurgeon). a. not to please ourselves--ought to think less of what we may lawfully do than of how our conduct will affect others.. 2, 3. 3. This was the case, as demonstrated in Acts 21:27-28 and 22:22. c. And that my service for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints: Paul knew that the church in Jerusalem was very conservative, and sometimes regarded men like Paul as dangerous innovators; for this reason, he asks the Romans to pray that my service for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints. The Old Testament a. It pleased them indeed, and they are their debtors. Pentateuch 3 For Christ did not please himself, but as it is written, “The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me.” 4 For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. And so I have made it my aim to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build on another man's foundation, but as it is written: "To whom He was not announced, they shall see; and those who have not heard shall understand.". i. For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. Search a pre-defined list. 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Paul later wrote much the same thing in Philippians 2:3-4: Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Major Prophets Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a Textus Receptus. Pentateuch GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point 1. "It reminds us of Carey, who says, when he goes to India, 'I will go down into the pit, but brother Fuller and the rest of you must hold the rope.' Christian Standard Bible, 22-24. New English Translation, i. He is sure that Christ has done great things through him, and he is glad that he can draw attention to those things. But now I am going to Jerusalem to minister to the saints. . By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. It concerns all to do that first which is most needful. 2 We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord. Pauline Epistles General Epistles For the Anointed One of God did not please himself, but, as it stands written, "The insults of those who were insulting … 1. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point But now no longer having a place in these parts, and having a great desire these many years to come to you, whenever I journey to Spain, I shall come to you. Wisdom Literature Can we refuse the request? Historical Books The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. New International Version, Τολμηρότερον, more boldly) That is, I have acted somewhat boldly in writing to you, who are unknown to me, when I should rather have gone to you in person. Luke-Acts And again he says: "Rejoice, O Gentiles, with His people!" Romans 15:15. Pauline Epistles Living to Please Others. i. Spurgeon on just as Christ also received us: "Christ did not receive us because we were perfect, because he could see no fault in us, or because he hoped to gain somewhat at our hands. a. Historical Books As it is written: Paul quotes a series of passages from the Old Testament demonstrating that God intends that the Gentiles to praise Him. Pentateuch 2 Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification. The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Mark Dunagan Commentary on the Bible. 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God had unexpected frontiers for the Gospel in Paul's life, giving him unexpected access to preach to the emperor of Rome himself. Wisdom Literature Romans 15:15 Bible Apps Romans 15:15 Biblia Paralela Romans 15:15 Chinese Bible Romans 15:15 French Bible Romans 15:15 German Bible Alphabetical: again as because boldly But from gave given God grace have I if me of on points quite remind so some that the them to very was written you NT Letters: Romans 15:15 But I write the more boldly (Rom. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 15:14-21 The apostle was persuaded that the Roman Christians were filled with a kind and affectionate spirit, as well as with knowledge. [A new version of this page can be found here]. -------------------- Cite Share Print. Prophets (Murray). Ah, no! Johannine Writings Mark Dunagan Commentary on the Bible. The Old Testament -------------------- Historical Books Luke-Acts d. Romans 15:16 is filled with the language of priesthood. Thank you for registering. 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Nevertheless, brethren, I have written more boldly to you on some points, as reminding you, because of the grace given to me by God, that I might be a minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering of the Gentiles might be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit. 15. their thoughts the meanwhile accusing or else excusing—that is, perhaps by turns doing both. NET RSV ASV YLT DBY WEB HNV. Minor Prophets Major Prophets Share 24. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. Pentateuch Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary. Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. 1. Let every one of us--lay himself out to iv. Pauline Epistles The Old Testament 2. 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