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1 Paul a seruant of Iesus Christ, called to bee an Apostle, separated vnto the Gospel of God,

2 (Which he had promised afore by his Prophets in the holy Scriptures,)

3 Concerning his Sonne Iesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of Dauid according to the flesh,

4 And declared to be the Sonne of God, with power, according to the Spirit of holinesse, by the resurrection from the dead.

5 By whom we haue receiued grace and Apostleship for obedience to the faith among all nations for his Name,

6 Among whom are ye also the called of Iesus Christ.

7 To all that be in Rome, beloued of God, called to be Saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Iesus Christ.

8 First I thanke my God through Iesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.

9 For God is my witnesse, whom I serue with my spirit in the Gospel of his Sonne, that without ceasing I make mention of you, alwayes in my prayers,

10 Making request, (if by any meanes now at length I might haue a prosperous iourney by the will of God) to come vnto you.

11 For I long to see you, that I may impart vnto you some spirituall gift, to the end you may be established,

12 That is, that I may be comforted together with you, by the mutual faith both of you and me.

13 Now I would not haue you ignorant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come vnto you, (but was let hitherto) that I might haue some fruit among you also, euen as among other Gentiles.

14 I am debter both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians, both to the wise, and to the vnwise.

15 So, as much as in mee is, I am ready to preach the Gospel to you that are at Rome also.

16 For I am not ashamed of the Gopel of Christ: for it is the power of God vnto saluation, to euery one that beleeueth, to the Iew first, and also to the Greeke.

17 For therein is the righteousnesse of God reueiled from faith to faith: as it is written, The iust shall liue by faith.

18 For the wrath of God is reueiled from heauen against all vngodlinesse, and vnrighteousnesse of men, who hold the trueth in vnrighteousnesse.

19 Because that which may bee knowen of God, is manifest in them, for God hath shewed it vnto them.

20 For the inuisible things of him from the Creation of the world, are clearely seene, being vnderstood by the things that are made, euen his eternall Power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse:

21 Because that when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankefull, but became vaine in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened:

22 Professing themselues to be wise, they became fooles:

23 And changed the glory of the vncorruptible God, into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birdes, and foure footed beasts, and creeping things:

24 Wherefore God also gaue them vp to vncleannesse, through the lusts of their owne hearts, to dishonour their owne bodies betweene themselues:

25 Who changed the trueth of God into a lye, and worshipped and serued the creature more then the Creatour, who is blessed for euer. Amen.

26 For this cause God gaue them vp vnto vile affections: for euen their women did change the naturall vse into that which is against nature:

27 And likewise also the men, leauing the naturall vse of the woman, burned in their lust one towards another, men with men working that which is vnseemely, and receiuing in themselues that recompense of their errour which was meet.

28 And euen as they did not like to retaine God in their knowledge, God gaue them ouer to a reprobate minde, to doe those things which are not conuenient:

29 Being filled with all vnrighteousnes, fornication, wickednesse, couetousnes, maliciousnes, full of enuie, murther, debate, deceit, malignitie, whisperers,

30 Backbiters, haters of God, despitefull, proude, boasters, inuenters of euill things, disobedient to parents;

31 Without vnderstanding, couenant breakers, without naturall affection, implacable, vnmercifull;

32 Who knowing the iudgement of God, (that they which commit such things, are worthy of death) not onely do the same, but haue pleasure in them that doe them.


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Divine's Romans Chapter 1 comment about verse 1 on 11/04/2014, 12:36pm...

i read this a verse every day i love this web site thank you


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Romans Chapter 1 comment on 10/27/2014, 10:53am...

I would like to add one more comment to my 2 part response. Deuteronomy 25 16 For all that do such things, and all that do unrighteously, are an abomination unto the LORD thy God. In the scriptures you will further find more things that God hat. 1 Corinthians 6 9 10 Know ye not that unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Romans Chapter 1 comment on 10/27/2014, 10:46am...

Part 2 of 2 Let us first look at what does abomination mean, an abominating great hatred and disgust loathing, anything hateful and disgusting. The adjective of abomination is abominable which mean nasty and disgusting vile loathsome highly unpleasant disagreeable very bad. The word adjective carries the definition of quantity according to Webster Dictionary therefore, meaning any indeterminate bulk a lot . According to the scripture the word abominable are the things many, in bulk that are hateful to God. God hates sin. Even though people want to argue that homosexuality is not listed in Revelation, this still does not negate the fact that homosexuality is listed in bulk with other sins under the word abominable.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Romans Chapter 1 comment on 10/27/2014, 10:40am...

Part 1 of 2 Hello James Linn The act of homosexuality is not the only sin that God does not like. Hebrews 13 4 Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge. In Revelation 21 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone which is the second death.


James Linn's Romans Chapter 1 comment about verse 31 on 10/24/2014, 10:29am...

Covenent breakers of today those who divorce their husband or wife outside the boundaries Jesus gave.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Romans Chapter 1 comment on 10/08/2014, 1:29pm...

Hello John, In addition to the comments that I have made which I hope gets printed here is one more. In verse number 20 when God said, And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous If I can say it like this notice the word sin there is no s on it to indicate plural or many sins. The focused seemed to have been on the one particular sin. That was the desire of men with men. Homosexuality. When the LORD said in verse 21 I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me and if not, I will know . The scripture stated it , referring back to sin being singular. The only thing sin or it focused on that night was those men asking and wanting to have the angels of God which were men. They did not want the women that Lot offered them. They wanted the men. Think about this, if their intentions were honorable why did Lot offer his virgin daughters? This is continue with the next Genesis 19.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Romans Chapter 1 comment on 10/08/2014, 1:18pm...

In addition to my other comment, in Romans Chapter 1 it states Verse 24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonor their own bodies between themselves Verse 26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature. Verse 27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that reompence of their error which was meet. I ask again what is Homosexuality? Homosexuality is men having sex with men, women having sex with women. This is what these scriptures are talking about. For this God turned them over to a reprobated mind.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Romans Chapter 1 comment on 10/08/2014, 1:12pm...

Hello John, What is Homosexuality? It is a man having sex with a man. It is a woman having sex with a woman. Homosexuality was used as a punishment for those who corrupted God 's Word and changed the glory of the uncorruptible God. God turned them over to a reprobated mind. A mind that is condemned or a totally lost soul. Romans Chapter 1. So why would God use Homosexuality as a punishment and then turn around and okay it for humans to do? God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for this sin. The men of those cities did not want the daughters of Lot, even after Lot offered the daughters to them. They wanted the angles, the men of God. I do not think they wanted to have a conversation with them, because if they did then I sure that the angels would not have blinded them. Read my answer under Genesis Chapter 9.


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