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- n. Plural form of Roman.
- proper n. The sixth book of the New Testament of the Bible, the epistle of St Paul to the Christians in Rome.
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- n. a New Testament book containing an exposition of the doctrines of Saint Paul; written in AD 58
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Romans: _Syrians_, from the place of their birth or warfare; _Greeks_ from the religion and language of their sovereign; and _Romans_, from the proud appellation which was still profaned by the successors of
Judaizing of many of his Galatian converts, in an admonitory and controversial tone, to maintain the great principles of Christian liberty and justification by faith only; that to the Romans is a more deliberate and systematic exposition of the same central truths of theology, subsequently drawn up in writing to a Church with which he was personally unacquainted.
(continued Athanaric,) the emperor of the Romans is a god upon earth; and the presumptuous man, who dares to lift his hand against him, is guilty of his own blood.
Lonnie, These are also wrong by the standards of Natural Law, as St. Paul writes in Romans 1 20-21, Ever since the creation of the world, his invisible attributes of eternal power and divinity have been able to be understood and perceived in what he has made.
Who now knows what each people in the Roman empire was, when all are made Romans, and all are called Romans?
The final conversion of the Jews, he has observed, is an eschatological event associated by St Paul in Romans Chapter 11 with the coming again of Christ from Zion.
This renders meaningless the claim in Romans 8 that our current Cosmos suffers under a bondage to corruption to which it has has been unwillingly subjected. and from which it groans to be released.
This was done away in Romans 9 after God finally rejected Israel when they rejected Christ after his death and resurrection.
Paul talks about this prayer in Romans 8: 26 “Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.”
Romans is my favorite book in the Bible ... there's so much "meat & potatoes" in there.
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