February 18, 2018: Daily Bible Reading Commentary for Romans 15-16

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Commentary: Romans is a book that builds upon itself, each topic building upon the previous topic: sin (ch 1-3), salvation (ch 4-5), sanctification (ch 6-8), God's sovereignty over all (ch 9-11), sacrifice, submission, and service (ch 12-15), and being sent (ch 16).  These final chapters emphasize the importance of helping fellow believers grow in their faith.  Paul’s quotes from the Old Testament show that salvation for the Gentiles was always a part of God’s plan.

Focus Verses:15:7-13  What is the meaning of this passage?  Why does Paul focus on the Gentiles?  What is the affect of this passage on you?