Letter to the Romans
It is God’s power to save all who believe.
(Romans 1:16, Good News Bible)
The gospel reveals how God puts people right with himself: it is through faith from beginning to end.
(Romans 1:17, Good News Bible)
Ever since God created the world, his invisible qualities, both his eternal power and his divine nature, have been clearly seen: they are perceived in the things that God has made.
(Romans 1:20, Good News Bible)
When you judge others and then do the same things which they do, you condemn yourself.
God is kind because he is trying to lead you to repent.
God will reward every person according to what he has done.
There will be suffering and pain for all those who do what is evil.
(Romans 2:9, Good News Bible)
God judges everyone by the same standard.
It is not by hearing the Law that people are put right with god, but by doing what the Law commands.
If the Gentile, who is not circumcised, obeys the commands of the Law, will not God regard him as though he were circumcised?
(Romans 2:26, Good News Bible)
The real Jew is the person who is a Jew on the inside, that is, whose heart has been circumcised, and this is the work of God’s Spirit, not of the written Law.
God must be true, even though every man is a liar.
(Romans 3:4, Good News Bible)
No one is put right in God’s sight by doing what the Law requires; what the Law does is to make man know that he has sinned.
(Romans 3:20, Good News Bible)
All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
A person is put right with God only through faith, and not by doing what the Law commands.
God is one.
(Romans 3:30, Good News Bible)
The person who depends on his faith, not on his deeds, and who believes in the God who declares the guilty to be innocent, it is his fatiht that God takes into account in order to put him right with himself.
(Romans 4:5, Good News Bible)
Abraham is the spiritual father o all who believe in God and are accepted s righteous by him, even though they are not circumcised.
(Romans 4:11, Good News Bible)
God’s free gift to all of Abraham’s descendants - not just to those who obey the Law, but also to those who believe as Abraham did. For Abraham is the spiritual father of us all.
(Romans 4:16, Good News Bible)
Abraham is the spiritual father of us all.
(Romans 4:16, Good News Bible)
The God who brings the dead to life and whose command brings into being what did not exist.
(Romans 4:17, Good News Bible)
His faith filled him with power.
(Romans 4:20, Good News Bible)
Trouble produces endurance, endurance brings God’s approval, and his approval creates hope.
God has poured out his love into our hearts by means of the Holy Spirit.
(Romans 5:5 Good News Bible)
God has shown us how much he loves us - it was while we were still sinners that Christ died for us!
(Romans 5:8, Good News Bible)
We were God’s enemies, but he made us his friends through the death of his Son.
(Romans 5:10, Good News Bible)
Adam was a figure of the one who was to come.
(Romans 5:14, Good News Bible)
Just as all people were made sinners as the result of the disobedience of one man, in the same way they will all be put right with God as the result of the obedience of the one man.
Where sin increased, God’s grace increased much more.
Give yourselves to God.
(Romans 6:13, Good News Bible)
Sin must not be your master.
(Romans 6:14, Good News Bible)
You do not belong to yourselves but to God: he bought you for a price. So use your bodies for God’s glory.
God’s free gift is eternal life.
You are part of the body of Christ,; and now you belong to him who was raised from death in order that we might be useful in the service of God.
(Romans 7:4, Good News Bible)
Even though the desire to do good is in me, I am not able to do it.
(Romans 7:18, Good News Bible)
My inner being delights in the Law of God. But I see a different law at work in my body - a law that fights against the law which my mind approves of.
(Romans 7:22-23, Good News Bible)
The law of the Spirit, which brings us life in union with Christ Jesus, has set me free from the law of sin and death.
(Romans 8:2, Good News Bible)
Those who live as their human nature tells them to, have their minds controlled by what human nature wants. Those who live as the Spirit tells them to, have their minds controlled by what the Spirit wants.
(Romans 8:5, Good News Bible)
To be controlled by the Spirit results in life and peace.
Those who obey their human nature cannot please God.
If anyone doesn’t have the Spirit of Christ living in him, he is not a Christian at all.
(Romans 8:9, Living Bible)
Whoever does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.
(Romans 8:9, Good News Bible)
If the Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from death, lives in you, then he who raised Christ from death will also give life to your mortal bodies by the presence of his Spirit in you.
(Romans 8:11, Good News Bible)
Those who are led by God’s spirit are God’s children.
(Romans 8:14, Good News Bible)
The Spirit makes you God’s children.
(Romans 8:15, Good News Bible)
If we share Christ’s suffering, we will also share his glory.
(Romans 8:17, Good News Bible)
God has mercy on anyone he wishes.
(Romans 8:18, Good News Bible)
Who are you, my friend, to talk back to God?
(Romans 8:20, Good News Bible)
It was by hope that we were saved.
(Romans 8:24, Good News Bible)
In all things God works for good with those who love him.
(Romans 8:28, Good News Bible)
If God is for us, who can be against us?
There is nothing in all creation that will ever be able to separate us from the love of God which is ours through Jesus Christ.”
Who are you to talk back to God?
Christ has brought the Law to an end, so that everyone who believes is put right with God.
(Romans 10:4, Good News Bible)
It is by our faith that we are put right with God.
(Romans 10:10, Good News Bible)
God is the same Lord of all and richly blesses all who call to him.
There is no difference between Jews and Gentiles; God is the same Lord of all and richly blesses all who call to him.
(Romans 10:12, Good News Bible)
If God’s choice were based on what people do, then his grace would not be real grace.
(Romans 11:6, God News Bible)
God does not change his mind about whom he chooses and blesses.
God made all people prisoners of disobedience, so that he might show mercy to them all.
Offer yourselves as a living sacrifice to God, dedicated to his service and pleasing to him. This is the true worship that you should offer.
(Romans 12:1, Good News Bible)
Do not conform yourselves to the standards of this world, but let God transform you inwardly by a complete change of your mind.
God has given each of us the ability to do certain things well.
(Romans 12:6, Living Bible)
Love must be completely sincere. Hate what is evil, hold on to what is good.
Serve the Lord with a heart full of devotion.
(Romans 12:11, Good News Bible)
Be patient in trouble, and prayerful always.
(Romans 12:12, Living Bible)
Do not think of yourselves as wise.
(Romans 12:16, Good News Bible)
Live at peace with everyone.
Do not let evil defeat you; instead, conquer evil with good.
Render to all men their dues.
The only obligation you have is to love one another.
To love, then, is to obey the whole Law.
Let us conduct ourselves properly, as people who live in the light of day.
As the Lord Jesus Christ to help you live as you should.
(Romans 13:14, Living Bible)
The one who eats only vegetables is not to pass judgment on the one who will eat anything.
(Romans 14:3, Good News Bible)
None of us lives only for himself.
Every one of us will have to give an account of himself to God.
Do not let what you regard as good get a bad name.
We must always aim at those things that bring peace and that help strengthen one another.
(Romans 14:19, Good News Bible)
It is wrong for anyone to hurt the conscience of others.
Happy are those who do not feel guilty when they do something they judge is right.
(Romans 14:22, Good News Bible)
Anything that is not based on faith is sin.
Let each one of us make it a practice to please (make happy) his neighbor for his good and for his true welfare.
Everything written in the Scriptures was written to teach us, in order that we might have hope through the patience and encouragement which the Scriptures give us.
Accept one another for the glory of God, as Christ has accepted you.
Since the Jews shred their spiritual blessings with the Gentiles, the Gentiles ought to use their material blessings to help the Jews.
(Romans 15:27, Good News Bible)
I will come to you full of joy.
(Romans 15:32, Good News Bible)
I want you to be wise about what is good, but innocent in what is evil.
(Romans 16:19, Good News Bible)