He will give to each one in return for what he has done. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} For indeed, they are deeply grateful for them and feel indebted because they brought them the gospel. Now may God, the inspiration and fountain of hope, fill you to overflowing with uncontainable joy and perfect peace as you trust in him. For many non-Jewish people are coming into faith’s obedience by the power of the Spirit of God, which is displayed through mighty signs and amazing wonders, both in word and deed. 29 But you are Jewish because of the inward act of spiritual circumcision—a radical change that lays bare your heart. For then your praise will not come from people, but from God himself! and those who have not heard will respond. 25 You trust in the covenant sign of circumcision,[p] yet circumcision only has value if you faithfully keep the teachings of the law. [b] 3 And no matter who you think you are, when you judge others who do these things and then do the same things yourself, what makes you think that you will escape God’s judgment? But now I’m on my way to Jerusalem to encourage God’s people and minister to them. The Passion Translation®. You preach, “Don’t steal!” but are you a thief? 14 For example, whenever people who don’t possess the law[j] as their birthright commit sin, it still confirms that a “law” is present in their conscience. [d] 5 But because of your calloused heart and refusal to change direction, you are piling up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath, when God’s righteous judgment is revealed. His life fulfilled the Scripture that says: All the insults of those who insulted you fall upon me. 27 And won’t the one who has never had the knife cut his foreskin be your judge when you break the law? Yes, Lord, so let it be. Starting from Jerusalem I went from place to place as far as the distant Roman province of Illyricum, fully preaching the wonderful message of Christ. Copyright © 2017 by BroadStreet Publishing® Group, LLC. but there is now nothing left to keep me in these regions. 22 You are swift to tell others, “Don’t commit adultery!” but are you guilty of adultery? 15 It demonstrates that the requirements of the law are woven into their hearts. The Passion Translation® Copyright © 2017 by Passion & Fire Ministries, Inc. Used by permission. Then, with a unanimous rush of passion, you will with one voice glorify God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. All rights reserved. For I want to make sure that the contribution I carry for Jerusalem will be favorably received by God’s holy ones. , the Anointed One, lived to please himself. They know what is right and wrong, for their conscience validates this “law” in their heart. Or “little children,” a metaphor for the untutored or the immature. And I will not be presumptuous to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me. My dear brothers and sisters, I am fully convinced of your genuine spirituality. Those who know nothing about him will clearly see him. But if you violate the law, you have invalidated your circumcision. [a] 2 We know that God’s judgment falls upon those who practice these things. May his joyous grace and total well-being, flowing from our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, rest upon you. This form of ellipsis needs to be supplied for the sake of clarity. I know that each of you is stuffed full of God’s goodness, that you are richly supplied with all kinds of revelation-knowledge, and that you are empowered to effectively instruct one another. 25 Thanks be to God, who delivers me through Jesus Christ our Lord! 21 So let me ask you this: Why don’t you practice what you preach? All rights reserved. And after I have enjoyed fellowship with you for a while, I hope that you would help me financially on my journey. Romans 3:25 TPT. Or “do you rob temples?” The Aramaic can be translated “you plunder the Holy Place.”, Implied by the immediate context and by the use of the conjunction, Or “your circumcision has become uncircumcision.”, TPT Compact New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs and Song of Songs, 2020 Edition--imitation leather, charcoal, TPT Large-Print New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs and Song of Songs, 2020 Edition--imitation leather, navy blue, TPT Large-Print New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs, and Song of Songs, 2020 Edition--imitation leather, gray, TPT Compact New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs and Song of Songs, 2020 Edition--imitation leather, navy blue, The Passion Translation: Psalms & Proverbs - Imitation Leather. 17 Now, you claim to be a Jew because you lean upon your trust in the law[l] and boast in your relationship with God. I am pleased to inform you that the believers of Macedonia and Greece have made a generous contribution for the poor among the holy believers in Jerusalem. Ask the Father to deliver me from the danger I face from the unbelievers in Judea. To the extent that he had light*, he delighted in the law of God in the inward man. thePassionTranslation.com, The Passion Translation (TPT). (Romans 7:25.) For when they instinctively do what the law requires, that becomes a “law” to govern them, even though they don’t have Mosaic law. I am convinced that Jesus, the Messiah, was sent as a servant to the Jewish people to fulfill the promises God made to our ancestors and to prove God’s faithfulness. Romans 2:25 Implied by the immediate context and by the use of the conjunction yet. Romans 7:23 – “Another law in my members” Paul was living a crucified life. Do you realize that all the wealth of his extravagant kindness[c] is meant to melt your heart and lead you into repentance? So many years I have longed to come and be with you! 12 Beloved friends, what should be our proper response to God’s marvelous mercies? 28 You are not a Jew if it’s only superficial—for it’s more than the surgical cut of a knife that makes you Jewish. Version. And those who are under the law of Moses and fail to obey it are condemned by the law. Don’t mistake his tolerance for acceptance. We come to him for mercy, for God has made a provision for us to be forgiven by faith in the sacred blood of Jesus.