Category Archives: Romans

Romans 8:22-27 – The Spirit helps us in our weakness

ROMANS 8:22-27 22We know that the whole creation has been groaning in labor pains until now; 23and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly while we wait for adoption, the redemption … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday: Romans 6:3-11 – A new baptism

During Holy Saturday, Readings and Responses will be posted on the hour from  7 am to 6 pm Romans 6:3-11 3Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? 4Therefore … Continue reading

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Romans 4:13-25 His faith was reckoned to him as righteousness

ROMANS 4:13-25 13For the promise that he would inherit the world did not come to Abraham or to his descendants through the law but through the righteousness of faith. 14If it is the adherents of the law who are to be … Continue reading

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Romans 14:1-12 – Who are you to pass judgment on your brother or sister?

Romans 14:1-12 1Welcome those who are weak in faith, but not for the purpose of quarreling over opinions. 2Some believe in eating anything, while the weak eat only vegetables. 3Those who eat must not despise those who abstain, and those who abstain … Continue reading

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Romans 13:8-14 – Love does no wrong to a neighbor

Romans 13:8-14 8Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. 9The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery; You shall not murder; You shall not steal; You shall not covet”; and … Continue reading

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Romans 12:9-21 – Do not claim to be wiser than you are

Romans 12:9-21 9Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; 10love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. 11Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord. 12Rejoice in hope, … Continue reading

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Romans 12:1-8 – Jump in

Romans 12:1-8 1I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2Do not be conformed to this world, but … Continue reading

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Romans 11:102a, 29-32 – Imprisoned All…Merciful to All

Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 1I ask, then, has God rejected his people? By no means! I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, a member of the tribe of Benjamin. 2aGod has not rejected his people whom he foreknew. … 29for the … Continue reading

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Romans 10:5-15 -One believes with the heart

Romans 10:5-15 5Moses writes concerning the righteousness that comes from the law, that “the person who does these things will live by them.” 6But the righteousness that comes from faith says, “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into … Continue reading

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Romans 9:1-5 – Unceasing anguish in my heart

Romans 9:1-5 1I am speaking the truth in Christ — I am not lying; my conscience confirms it by the Holy Spirit — 2I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3For I could wish that I myself were accursed … Continue reading

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