Here the apostle desires that the God who gives peace would impart to them union of sentiment and feeling, particularly between the Jewish and Gentile Christians - the great object for which he labored in his journey to Judea, and which he had been endeavoring to promote throughout this Epistle; see 1 Corinthians 14:33; Hebrews 13:20. - 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. him in it; he entered into a covenant of peace with Christ, which The peace here sought is to be taken in its widest sense: the peace of reconciliation to God, first, "through the blood the everlasting covenant" (Hebrews 13:20; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; 2 Thessalonians 3:16; Philippians 4:9); then, the peace which that reconciliation diffuses among all the partakers of it (1 Corinthians 14:33; 2 Corinthians 13:11; and see the note at Romans 16:20); more widely still, that peace which the children of God, in beautiful imitation of their Father in heaven, are called and privileged to diffuse far and wide through this sin distracted and divided world (Romans 12:18; Matthew 5:9; James 3:18; Hebrews 12:14). Amen (so be it). (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). The God of peace; this is a frequent title of God in Scripture; he is called the God of peace, Romans 16:20 2 Corinthians 13:11 Philippians 4:9 1 Thessalonians 5:23 2 Thessalonians 3:16 Hebrews 13:20. Now the God of peace be with you all. Romans 16:20; 1 Corinthians 14:33; Php 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; Hebrews 13:20[164] Romans 15:33 NASB “God of peace” is Paul’s favorite title for God. have it. 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. Romans 15:33. : there is an appropriateness in this designation after Romans 15:31, but “peace” is one of the ruling ideas in Paul’s mind always, and needs no special explanation in a benediction: 2 Corinthians 13:2, Philippians 4:9, 1 Thessalonians 5:23. are against it. What a contrast is thus presented to hierarchical pride, and in particular to the affected humility of the bishop of this very Rome! 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. of Paul used one other time in Romans (15:33) after calling on the Roman Church to strive together with him in prayer for deliverance from those opposing the Gospel. There are two more benedictions to Romans (15:33; 16:20) and a doxology (16:25-27). — In this manner the Apostle concludes this part of his Epistle to the believers at Rome, wishing them the presence and the blessing of the God of peace. (1) Did “the chiefest of the apostles” apologize for writing to a Christian church which he had never seen, and a church that he was persuaded was above the need of it, save to “stir up their pure minds by way of remembrance” (2 Peter 1:13; 2 Peter 3:1); and did he put even this upon the sole plea of apostolic responsibility (Romans 15:14-16)? made between him and his people, by the blood of Christ. the peace and concord which is in his churches, and among his Parallel Bible. So what exactly is peace, and how can we have “inner peace”? (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). In Romans 16:1, manuscripts vary, referring to Phoebe either as “our sister” or “your sister.” In Romans 16:7, the phrase “are notable among the apostles” could mean that they were themselves prominent apostles in the community of believers, though not of the twelve. “. Now the God of peace be with you all, Amen. ] . 33.God of peace—In the midst of these scenes of strife and danger. "the God of peace", because of his concern in that peace which is He has longed to see them for years. Romans 15 Living to Please Others 1 We who are strong must be considerate of those who are sensitive about things like this. One plants, and another waters, but God giveth the increase. 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. 58 SdaBc-6 (47) 2 Corinthians.pdf. of believing, leading their faith to the blood, righteousness, therefore supports it. Thus here it may well primarily indicate that God is the One Who has given them peace with Himself through their being accounted righteous by faith (Romans 5:1). (15:33) Notes: The quotation in Romans 15:3 is identical to the wording of the extant Septuagint text of Psalm 69:9[10] (68:10, LXX), which passage relates to the experience of the psalmist. To the Romans: Titles like this one were apparently not part of the original text.The titles were added later, doubtless to provide a clear means of identification of the books. 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. Foreseeing a tough period ahead he hopes eventually to find rest among the Christians in Rome, in the presence of the God of peace. God was in both places and He is powerful to restrain sinners and change the hearts of believers. Advanced Bible Search. This Paul wraps up how those strong in their faith in Christ should live in relationship to those who are weaker. 33 And now may God, who gives us his peace, be with you all. Compare 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3. enjoy peace in their own consciences, arising from thence; that Paul's peculiar modesty, humility, and mildness, should serve as an example to us, Romans 15:14, Romans 15:15. Tools. Had it been otherwise, it is inconceivable that Romans 15:16 should have been expressed as it is. We were indeed buried with him through baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might live in newness of life. 61 SdaBc-7 (00a) The Medieval Church.pdf. Father i release myself to you replace the hurt in me with divine love in Jesus name. Study Romans 15 using Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Ver. We must not just please ourselves. Paul’s request to be delivered was not for the purpose of his being spared further persecution or even death. We should be careful not to build improperly on another man's foundation. 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. Romans 9:5; Romans 11:36; Galatians 5; Ephesians 3:20-21, et al.). He is also the object of our hope, but here the focus is on God as the source of hope. But the MSS. His peace Jesus promised to His disciples: ‘Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you.’ But peace may be taken particularly for the love through which God has reconciled His people to Himself by Jesus Christ, thus expressing the goodness of God revealed in the Gospel In the Old Testament, God is called the Lord of Hosts; but in the New Testament, having made peace by the blood of the cross of His Son, He is pleased to call Himself the God of peace. Now the God of peace be with you all. The human heart resists censoriousness, pride, and ill-feeling, in an admonisher; and is thrown into such a state, by the exhibition of these evil dispositions, that the truth is little likely to do it any good. The passage is a reminder, first, that all missionary efforts must be dependent on God and all results must be recognized as the work of God"s grace. peace = the peace. Lord fill my heart with your peace in Jesus name Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright 1996, 2004, 2007, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Thus if we lack hope, the first place we should look for it is God, who is the source of true hope. 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. The priesthood of believers consists in their having (through Christ) liberty of access unto God, and offering themselves and their services as a living sacrifice unto him. and harmony might subsist among them; that the peace of God might apostle may have a particular respect in this concluding wish of He lived in the peace of God in the midst of the worst circumstances. пояснение к ст. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. 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. When God has given satisfactory evidence of the mission of his servants, the sin of unbelief is not relieved by the denial that the evidence is satisfactory. He is also the author of happiness and All men sooner or later hoped to see Rome. Romans 15:33 calls God a God of peace, but Exodus 15:3 calls Him a man of war. When one has a relationship with God, humility precedes honor, riches, and eternal life itself. ], Romans 15:33. 31 Thus shall ye separate the children of Israel from their uncleanness; that they die not in their uncleanness, when they defile my tabernacle that is among them. In this sense Christ is our only Priest. all understanding of natural men; and which when he gives, none Romans 15:33 Context. 6. Let me never lose sight of thy love, thou gracious God the Spirit, in that thou hast caused whatsoever things were written aforetime, to be written for our learning. might be with them, he not only prays that the presence of God 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. and Codex Alexandrinus and Codex Ephraemi Syri rescriptus of the fifth century C.E. 56 SdaBc-6 (45) Romans.pdf. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Be with you all: three times in this chapter doth the apostle lift up a prayer for the believing Romans; see Romans 16:5,13; and this is more comprehensive than the other two. "Amen" is placed here, though it is wanting in the Alexandrian 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. The Lord is a man of war; the Lord is His name. (Comp. He lived in the peace of God in the midst of the worst circumstances. ... commitment to excellence, meaning of jubilee 1. 1 We who are strong ought to put up with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. It is not likely that we will succeed in pulling them up. In Romans 1:1-15 we were introduced to who God used to write this book and who he was writing to. 1:22–32). Second, the task of missions is a priestly privilege of presenting the nations to God. Rom 15:2. 14-32). The apostle having exhorted the believing Romans to be at peace among themselves, and not to contend about indifferent things, implores the dispenser of this grace to be with them, to dwell among them, and to pour out the great and invaluable blessings of peace and unity, of love and concord upon them: The God of peace be with you all. Now the God of peace be with you all, Amen. (Romans 15:33) The Solution. Both of you stand precisely on the same ground, and are mutually indebted to mutual forbearance. 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. Because of the “amen” here some scholars would make this the close of the Epistle and make chapter 16 a separate Epistle to the Ephesians. Now the God of peace be with you all, Amen. ] all true solid conscience peace, the peace of God, which passeth KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Tools . Let every one of us--lay himself out to Danger is neither to be courted nor fled from; but encountered with humble trust in God, Romans 15:31. (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 peace of God, that peace which God gives, includes all the mercies necessary for the perfect blessedness of the soul. 33 … Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. And do thou, O God of hope, fill my soul with all joy and peace in believing, that I may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. Romans 15 :: New International Version (NIV) Strong's. Romans 15:32 "That I may come unto you with joy by the will of God, and may with you be refreshed." Romans 15:33. The apostle had desired their prayers for him: here he concludes with a fervent prayer for them. Does Paul have a negative or positive attitude toward the brothers and sisters (Romans 15:14)? Prayer (and even intercessory prayer) has a real and important efficacy; not merely in its influence on the mind of him who offers it, but also in securing the blessings for which we pray. 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. His main desire was granted. (Read Romans 15:30-33) Let us learn to value the effectual fervent prayers of the righteous. (NASB: Lockman) Greek: O de theos tes eirenes meta panton humon, amen. Infidelity, therefore, is a disbelief of the testimony of God. Romans 15:33. Rome was the centre of the world‘s life as Paul realized (Romans 1:15). Amen — The peace here sought is to be taken in its widest sense: the peace of reconciliation to God, first, “through the blood of the everlasting covenant” (Hebrews 13:20; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; 2 Thessalonians 3:16; Philemon 4:9); then the peace which that reconciliation diffuses among all the partakers of it (1 Corinthians 14:33; 2 Corinthians 13:11; and see on Romans 16:20); more widely still, that peace which the children of God, in beautiful imitation of their Father in Heaven, are called and privileged to diffuse far and wide through this sin-distracted and divided world (Romans 12:18; Matthew 5:9; Hebrews 12:14; James 3:18). Lamb of God! as depicting a regenerate person, etc. Nowthe God of peace be with you all. Paul applied the quotation to Jesus, as what befell the Son of God did fit the … . Peace, in scripture, signifies generally all kinds of good and prosperity; as it is said, Isaiah 45:7, ‘I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil.’ To say, then, that God is the God of peace, is to say that He is the author of every blessing. In Romans 15:13, he is called the God of hope. Romans 12 is a pillar for change, it is that chapter that will give you the tools to live according to God’s plan. Red Letter. Each side has been ready to take out of the 14th and 15th chapters of this epistle such expressions as seemed suitable to their own case; but few have been found who have taken up the whole. Tischend. Prayer Heavenly father thank you for this day and the breath of life in Jesus name. Paul knew God as the “God of peace.” According to the Bible, peace is synonymous with salvation. The fact that men are prejudiced against us, is no reason why we should not do them good. who art the God of peace; and in proof of it didst bring again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the Everlasting Covenant, be with all ; thy people and thy Churches alway, to confirm them to the end. 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. He comes to the end of the main part of the letter with a prayer that ‘the God of peace’ will be with them. 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. Amen.’. The moral excellences which we are justly required to attain. The same title for God (‘the God of peace’) is used in Romans 16:20. The reference is to a collection for the poor Christians of Jerusalem, apparently during a severe famine. Romans 15:33 Now the God of peace be with you all. they might be possessed of felicity of every kind, and that unity Whatever does not lead you to love God and man more, is most assuredly from beneath. 54 SdaBc-6 (00c) Chronology of the Acts and Pauline Epistles.pdf. Romans 12:15 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 12:15, NIV: "Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn." of some importance. The remainder is made up chiefly of salutations. The fact that the Romans were over a thousand miles away from Jerusalem and didn’t know either the disobedient Jews or the prejudiced saints made no difference. Romans 16:20; 1 Corinthians 14:33; Philippians 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; Hebrews 13:20(164). 8. 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