Unbelief and Its Consequences

18 For (A)the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of people who (B)suppress the truth [a]in unrighteousness, 19 because (C)that which is known about God is evident [b]within them; for God made it evident to them. 20 For (D)since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, that is, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, (E)being understood by what has been made, so that they are without excuse. 21 For even though they knew God, they did not [c]honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became (F)futile in their reasonings, and their senseless hearts were darkened. 22 (G)Claiming to be wise, they became fools, 23 and they (H)exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible mankind, of birds, four-footed animals, and [d]crawling creatures.

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  1. Romans 1:18 Or by
  2. Romans 1:19 Or among
  3. Romans 1:21 Lit glorify
  4. Romans 1:23 Or reptiles

14 For all who are (A)being led by the Spirit of God, these are (B)sons and daughters of God. 15 For you (C)have not received a spirit of slavery [a]leading to fear again, but you (D)have received [b]a spirit of adoption as sons and daughters by which we cry out, “(E)Abba! [c]Father!” 16 The Spirit Himself (F)testifies with our spirit that we are (G)children of God,

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 8:15 Lit for fear again
  2. Romans 8:15 Or the Spirit
  3. Romans 8:15 Gr translation of the Aramaic Abba provided by Paul