All the churches of Christ send greetings. The churches of Christ salute you. The obedience of faith is that obedience which is paid to the word of faith, and which comes by the grace of faith. 2 Welcome her in the Lord as one who is worthy of honor among God’s people. But they serve their carnal, sensual, worldly interests. + Text Size —. Romans 16 [[[[[ROM 16:1 I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea: ROM 16:2 That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also. 24 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Pastor Steve Rhoades January 21, … 23 Stedman, 39 Sermons on Romans, v. 15:33. Our redemption and salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ, are, without controversy, a great mystery of godliness. 2 Wuest citing Denney (16:1-2) says: “‘Servant’ is diakonos… a word that could be used in either the masculine or feminine genders. And yet, blessed be God, there is as much of this mystery made plain as will bring us to heaven, if we do not wilfully neglect so great salvation. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Romans 16. Here in Romans 16 are six members of Paul's family, kinsmen who are now Christians. [24] [e], 25 Now to him who is able(AO) to establish you in accordance with my gospel,(AP) the message I proclaim about Jesus Christ, in keeping with the revelation of the mystery(AQ) hidden for long ages past, 26 but now revealed and made known through the prophetic writings(AR) by the command of the eternal God, so that all the Gentiles might come to the obedience that comes from[f] faith(AS)— 27 to the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ! 10 Salute Apelles approved in Christ. II. 12 Greet Tryphena and Tryphosa, those women who work hard in the Lord. Erastus the chamberlain of the city saluteth you, and Quartus a brother. But this passage is not a dry list of names. Erastus,(AN) who is the city’s director of public works, and our brother Quartus send you their greetings. III. Be so wise as not to be deceived, yet so simple as not to be deceivers. Chapter 16. Paul asks help for one that had been helpful to many; he that watereth shall be watered also himself. The Scriptures of the prophets, what they left in writing, is not only made plain in itself, but by it this mystery is made known to all nations. Most adults can relate to the following scenario: You see somebody that you knew from a long time ago. Greet ye one another with an holy kiss. Paul instructs the Jews to avoid what type of teaching. That in the earliest churches there were deaconesses, to attend … (17-20) Christian salutations. Romans 16:18, says that people who do this do not serve Jesus, but their own _____. The blessing the apostle expects from God, is victory over Satan. Twenty-nine people are mentioned in Romans 16:1-16, with twenty-eight based in Rome. Paul Greets His Friends. ( X) Keep away from them. Romans 16:1. The emphasis rests on ‘made manifest;’ the whole thought is explanatory of the ‘revelation of the mystery,’ and in contrast with the long silence just spoken of (Romans 16:25). Verse (Click for Chapter) New International Version For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. They come from various places. Romans 16:4 Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles. The Power of God Many call Christ, Master and Lord, who are far from serving him. a. I commend to you Phoebe our sister: Paul certainly knew the value of what women could do in serving the church. 16,17 In these verses the apostle opens the design of the whole epistle, in which he brings forward a charge of sinfulness against all flesh; declares the only method of deliverance from condemnation, by faith in the mercy of God, through Jesus Christ; and then builds upon it purity of heart, grateful obedience, and earnest desires to improve in all those Christian graces and … 8 Greet Ampliatus, my dear friend in the Lord. Romans 16:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 16:16, NIV: "Greet one another with a holy kiss.All the churches of Christ send greetings." It is lawful for believers to bear civil offices; and it were to be wished that all offices in Christian states, and in the church, were bestowed upon prudent and steady Christians.25-27 That which establishes souls, is, the plain preaching of Jesus Christ. Romans 16:16, KJV: "Salute one another with an holy kiss.The churches of Christ salute you." The sixteenth chapter of Romans was treated as a detachable unit at least as early as the second century, showing that some considered it to be a tagalong compared with the rest of Paul’s letter to the Romans. Romans 16:1 "I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea:" Phoebe means bright and radiant, which fits Paul’s brief description of her personality and Christian character. By Ernie and Mary Kroeger. Romans Chapter 16 Continued Questions. 9 Salute Urbane, our helper in Christ, and Stachys my beloved. 6 Greet Mary, who worked very hard for you. (B) 2 I ask you to receive her in the Lord(C) in a way worthy of his people(D) and to give her any help she may need from you, for she has been the benefactor of many people, including me. All the churches of Christ send their greetings.. 17 I urge you, brothers, be on your guard against the people who are out to stir up disagreements and bring up difficulties against the teaching which you learnt. It has been the common policy of seducers to set upon those who are softened by convictions. The apostle recommends Phebe to the church at Rome, and greets several friends there. 16 I commend(A) to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon[a][b] of the church in Cenchreae. (L) They are outstanding among[d] the apostles, and they were in Christ(M) before I was. 14 Greet Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas and the other brothers and sisters with them. They corrupt the head by deceiving the heart; perverting the judgments by winding themselves into the affections. New International Version (NIV), Greet my dear friend Epenetus, who was the first convert. 17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. ( AK ) 17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed ( AL ) —a righteousness that is by faith ( AM ) from first to last, [ e ] just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.” [ f ] ( AN ) Romans 16 - NIV: I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church in Cenchreae. 16:7: Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, and my fellowprisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me. Remembering that we are called to the obedience of faith, and that every degree of wisdom is from the only wise God, we should, by word and deed, render glory to him through Jesus Christ; that so the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ may be with us for ever.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. New Living Translation NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. What does Romans chapter 16 mean? The. Some were Christians before him, but some Paul influenced toward Christ. Romans 16 is the final passage in Paul's long letter to the Christians in Rome. 2 That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also.. 3 Greet Priscilla and Aquila my helpers in Christ Jesus: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. He realized that the work of the Lord is like a tapestry. 1. 19 For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. (1-16) Cautions the church against such as made divisions. (21-24) The epistle concludes with ascribing glory to God. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you. Apparently Phoebe was on her way to Rome (probably entrusted with this precious letter… 17 I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. 1. 16. Lucius appears to be the same one who comes from Cyrene, mentioned in Chapter 13 of Acts as one of the teachers in the city of Antioch. Chapter 16 contains Paul's personal recommendation, personal greetings, final admonition, grace, greetings from companions, identification of writer/amanuensis and blessing. 15 Salute Philologus, and Julia, Nereus, and his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints which are with them. Teaching Points. 16:9: Salute Urbane, our helper in Christ, and Stachys my beloved. (17-20) Christian salutations. Romans Chapter 16– John Karmelich . We have great need to keep our hearts with all diligence. Romans 1:16 STU XRF TSK COM LEX . Romans 16:1-27. She received Paul’s hearty commendation. Lest any should feel themselves hurt, as if Paul had forgotten them, he sends his remembrances to the rest, as brethren and saints, though not named. 2 Corinthians 13:12 Greet one another with an holy kiss. Help her in whatever she needs, for she has been helpful to many, and especially to me. ROMANS CHAPTER 16. Christ is salvation to all nations. Salute my wellbeloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ. 9 Greet Urbanus, our co-worker in Christ,(N) and my dear friend Stachys. Avoid them. It is a great comfort to see the holiness and usefulness of our kindred. 1 Corinthians 16:20 All the brethren greet you. 5 Greet also the church that meets at their house. 16:8: Greet Amplias my beloved in the Lord. 20 And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. In Romans Chapter 16, Paul warned his followers to beware of those people who wish to divide them by causing infighting and other troubles. 1 * I commend to you Phoebe our sister, who is [also] a minister * of the church at Cenchreae, a 2 that you may receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy of the holy ones, and help her in whatever she may need from you, for she has been a benefactor to many and to me as well. (AH), 21 Timothy,(AI) my co-worker, sends his greetings to you, as do Lucius,(AJ) Jason(AK) and Sosipater, my fellow Jews.(AL). If truth be forsaken, unity and peace will not last long. (Y) 18 For such people are not serving our Lord Christ,(Z) but their own appetites. The apostle recommends Phebe to the church at Rome, and greets several friends there. Read Romans Chapter 16 from the Douay-Rheims Catholic Bible (DRB), Challoner Revision. Paul said mark them who do what 2 things and avoid them? 16 Greet one another with a holy kiss. Not only I but all the churches of the Gentiles are grateful to them. This chapter reveals Paul's appreciation of all who labor for the Lord. CHAPTER 16. 13 Greet Rufus,(S) chosen(T) in the Lord, and his mother, who has been a mother to me, too. Life and immortality are brought to light by the gospel, and the Sun of Righteousness is risen on the world. Phoebe may have been the person who personally delivered Paul’s epistle to the Romans. Amen.(AT). 3 Greet Priscilla and Aquila my helpers in Christ Jesus: 4 Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles. 3. It’s interesting that of the first five believers mentioned by Paul (verses 1-6), three of them were women. 17 I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. 12 Salute Tryphena and Tryphosa, who labour in the Lord. 11 Salute Herodion my kinsman. Week 16 - chapter 16. Romans Chapter 16. (H), Greet my dear friend Epenetus, who was the first convert(I) to Christ in the province of Asia.(J). His recommendation of one friend to the Roman Christians, and his particular salutation of several among them, Romans 16:1-16. Greet my dear friend Persis, another woman who has worked very hard in the Lord. 1 I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea: 2 That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also. Salute them which are of Aristobulus' household. He adds, in the close, a general salutation to them all, in the name of the churches of Christ.17-20 How earnest, how endearing are these exhortations! 21 Timotheus my workfellow, and Lucius, and Jason, and Sosipater, my kinsmen, salute you. 7 Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, and my fellowprisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me. 18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple. It contains four sections: his greetings to specific people in Rome, a quick and urgent warning about the danger of false teachers, greetings from those who are with him in Corinth, and a final hymn of praise to God called a doxology. Key Words-Greet- To enfold in the arms, to salute, to welcome. (25-27) Commentary on Romans 16:1-16 (Read Romans 16:1-16) All the glory that passes from fallen man to God, so as to be accepted of him, must go through the Lord Jesus, in whom alone our persons and doings are, or can be, pleasing to God. 16 Greet one another with a holy kiss. 13 Salute Rufus chosen in the Lord, and his mother and mine. 25 Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began. CHAPTER 16. 1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a deacon in the church in Cenchrea. Romans 16:16 NIV. I ask you to receive her in the Lord in a way worthy of his people and to give her any help she may need from you, for she has been the benefactor of many people, including me. 1 Edwards, Romans, p. 354. Our words ‘deacon’ and ‘deaconess’ are derived from it.” Salutations added from some who were with Paul, Romans 16:21-24. He warned to be careful of those who claim to be good and those who are evil. 16:6: Greet Mary, who bestowed much labour on us. Though the care of all the churches came upon him daily, yet he could remember many persons, and send salutations to each, with particular characters of them, and express concern for them. 1. Greet those who belong to the household(P) of Aristobulus. This includes all designs and devices of Satan against souls, to defile, disturb, and destroy them; all his attempts to keep us from the peace of heaven here, and the possession of heaven hereafter. Romans 16:26. Chapter Contents. 26 But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith: 27 To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. 23 Gaius mine host, and of the whole church, saluteth you. (G) 4 They risked their lives for me. It is a translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate into English. ‘Now,’ as usual, refers to the period since the gospel was preached. 17 I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. 15 Greet Philologus, Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olympas and all the Lord’s people(U) who are with them. 16:10: Salute Apelles approved in Christ. (25-27)1-16 Paul recommends Phebe to the Christians at Rome. 22 I Tertius, who wrote this epistle, salute you in the Lord. I commend unto you Phoebe our sister, which is a servant--or "deaconess" of the church which is at Cenchrea--The word is "Cenchreæ," the eastern part of Corinth ( Acts 18:18). You remember lots of things about your past together and things about their personality, but you still can’t recall their name. 16 Salute one another with an holy kiss. Rather, it gives insight into the church in Rome and it reveals Paul’s esteem and regard for some of the believers there. 1 The oldest surviving manuscript of Romans, Chester Beatty Papyrus II, also known as Π 46, dating from the early third century, places the benediction of 16… Amen. ver 7, 9, 10; Ro 8:1, 39; 1Co 1:30; 2Co 5:17; Gal 1:22; 5:6; Eph 1:13, Mt 18:15-17; 1Co 5:11; 2Th 3:6, 14; 2Ti 3:5; Tit 3:10; 2Jn 10, 2Co 13:14; S Gal 6:18; 1Th 5:28; Rev 22:21, Isa 48:6; Eph 1:9; 3:3-6, 9; Col 1:26, 27; 2:2; 1Ti 3:16, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture, NIV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New International Version, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People. 7 Greet Andronicus and Junia, my fellow Jews(K) who have been in prison with me. King James Version: Romans Chapter 16. Read Romans 16:1-16, then discuss these questions: (1) What evidence is there in this passage of the work that women did in the first Christian churches? 4. But now is made manifest. Greet them that be of the household of Narcissus, which are in the Lord. 22 I, Tertius, who wrote down this letter, greet you in the Lord. Amen. Generation Life Church Thursday Night Service Romans Chapter 16. 2 I ask you to receive her in the Lord in a way worthy of his people and to give her any help she may need from you, for she has been the benefactor of many people, including me. (AA) By smooth talk and flattery they deceive(AB) the minds of naive people. 14 Salute Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermas, Patrobas, Hermes, and the brethren which are with them. All the churches of Christ send greetings. 5 Likewise greet the church that is in their house. 23 Gaius,(AM) whose hospitality I and the whole church here enjoy, sends you his greetings. 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