11 For (A)the grace of God (B)has appeared, bringing salvation (C)for all people,

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who desires (A)all people to be saved and (B)to come to (C)the knowledge of the truth.

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For (A)by grace you have been saved (B)through faith. And this is (C)not your own doing; (D)it is the gift of God,

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16 Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, (A)who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good (B)hope through grace,

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But we see him (A)who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, (B)crowned with glory and honor (C)because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God he might (D)taste death (E)for everyone.

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22 “Turn to me and be saved,
    (A)all the ends of the earth!
    For I am God, and there is no other.

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10 (A)The Lord has bared his holy arm
    before the eyes of all the nations,
(B)and all the ends of the earth shall see
    the salvation of our God.

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even (A)when we were dead in our trespasses, (B)made us alive together with Christ—(C)by grace you have been saved—

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(A)to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in (B)the Beloved. (C)In him we have (D)redemption (E)through his blood, (F)the forgiveness of our trespasses, (G)according to the riches of his grace,

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and in order (A)that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy. As it is written,

(B)“Therefore I will praise you among the Gentiles,
    and sing to your name.”

10 And again it is said,

(C)“Rejoice, O Gentiles, with his people.”

11 And again,

(D)“Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles,
    and let all the peoples extol him.”

12 And again Isaiah says,

(E)(F)“The root of Jesse will come,
    even he who arises to rule the Gentiles;
(G)in him will the Gentiles hope.”

13 May the God of hope fill you with all (H)joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Paul the Minister to the Gentiles

14 (I)I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers,[a] that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with (J)all knowledge and able to instruct one another. 15 But on some points I have written to you very boldly by way of reminder, (K)because of the grace given me by God 16 to be (L)a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles (M)in the priestly service of the gospel of God, so that (N)the offering of the Gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit. 17 In Christ Jesus, then, I have (O)reason to be proud of (P)my work for God. 18 For I will not venture to speak of anything except (Q)what Christ has accomplished through me (R)to bring the Gentiles to obedience—by word and deed, 19 (S)by the power of signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God—so that (T)from Jerusalem and all the way around (U)to Illyricum I have fulfilled the ministry of the gospel of Christ;

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 15:14 Or brothers and sisters; also verse 30

15 But the free gift is not like the trespass. For if many died through one man's trespass, much more have the grace of God and the free gift by the grace of that one man Jesus Christ abounded for (A)many.

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The Future Glory of Israel

60 (A)Arise, shine, for your light has come,
    and (B)the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
For behold, darkness shall cover the earth,
    and thick darkness the peoples;
but the Lord will arise upon you,
    and his glory will be seen upon you.
(C)And nations shall come to your light,
    and kings to the brightness of your rising.

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The Lord's Faithfulness Endures Forever

117 (A)Praise the Lord, all nations!
    Extol him, all peoples!
For (B)great is his steadfast love toward us,
    and (C)the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.
(D)Praise the Lord!

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Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord

A Psalm.

98 Oh sing to the Lord (A)a new song,
    for he has done (B)marvelous things!
His (C)right hand and his holy arm
    have worked salvation for him.
The Lord has (D)made known his salvation;
    he has (E)revealed his righteousness in (F)the sight of the nations.
He has (G)remembered his (H)steadfast love and faithfulness
    to the house of Israel.
All (I)the ends of the earth have seen
    (J)the salvation of our God.

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10 Say among the nations, (A)“The Lord reigns!
    Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved;
    he will (B)judge the peoples with equity.”

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Worship in the Splendor of Holiness

96 (A)Oh sing to the Lord (B)a new song;
    sing to the Lord, all the earth!
Sing to the Lord, bless his name;
    (C)tell of his salvation from day to day.
Declare his glory among the nations,
    his marvelous works among all the peoples!

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11 For the Lord God is (A)a sun and (B)shield;
    the Lord bestows favor and honor.
(C)No good thing does he withhold
    from those who (D)walk uprightly.

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Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. (A)Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for (B)“God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

(C)Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, (D)casting all your anxieties on him, because (E)he cares for you. (F)Be sober-minded; (G)be watchful. Your (H)adversary the devil (I)prowls around (J)like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. (K)Resist him, (L)firm in your faith, knowing that (M)the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. 10 And (N)after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, (O)who has called you to his (P)eternal glory in Christ, will himself (Q)restore, (R)confirm, strengthen, and establish you. 11 (S)To him be the dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Final Greetings

12 By (T)Silvanus, a faithful brother as I regard him, (U)I have written briefly to you, exhorting and declaring that this is (V)the true grace of God. (W)Stand firm in it.

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which has come to you, as indeed (A)in the whole world it is (B)bearing fruit and increasing—as it also does among you, since the day you (C)heard it and understood (D)the grace of God in truth,

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This mystery is[a] that the Gentiles are (A)fellow heirs, (B)members of the same body, and (C)partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.

(D)Of this gospel I was made (E)a minister according to the gift of (F)God's grace, which was given me (G)by the working of his power. To me, (H)though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, (I)to preach to the Gentiles the (J)unsearchable (K)riches of Christ,

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 3:6 The words This mystery is are inferred from verse 4

(A)Working together with him, then, (B)we appeal to you (C)not to receive the grace of God in vain.

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