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Romans 1 [Full Chapter]
I, Paul, am writing this letter. I serve Christ Jesus. I have been appointed to be an apostle. God set me apart to tell others his good news. He promised the good news long ago. He announced it through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures. The good news is about God’s Son. He was born into the family line of King David. ...

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So Jesus went with them. When Jesus came near the house, the Roman commander sent friends to him. He told them to say, “Lord, don’t trouble yourself. I am not good enough to have you come into my house.
[ Jesus Is Brought to Pilate ] Then the Jewish leaders took Jesus from Caiaphas to the palace of the Roman governor. By now it was early morning. The Jewish leaders did not want to be made “unclean.” They wanted to be able to eat the Passover meal. So they did not enter the palace.
After this, Judas from Galilee came along. This was in the days when the Romans made a list of all the people. Judas led a gang of men against the Romans. He too was killed. All his followers were scattered.
The men replied, “We have come from Cornelius, the Roman commander. He is a good man who worships God. All the Jewish people respect him. A holy angel told him to invite you to his house. Then Cornelius can hear what you have to say.”
One of them was named Agabus. He stood up and spoke through the Spirit. He said there would not be nearly enough food anywhere in the Roman world. This happened while Claudius was the emperor.
But Paul replied to the officers. “They beat us in public,” he said. “We weren’t given a trial. And we are Roman citizens! They threw us into prison. And now do they want to get rid of us quietly? No! Let them come themselves and personally lead us out.”
“I told them that this is not the way Romans do things. We don’t judge people before they have faced those bringing charges against them. They must have a chance to argue against the charges for themselves.
[ Paul Preaches in Rome ] Three days later Paul called a meeting of the local Jewish leaders. When they came, Paul spoke to them. He said, “My brothers, I have done nothing against our people. I have also done nothing against what our people of long ago practiced. But I was arrested in Jerusalem. I was handed over to the Romans.
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44 topical index results for “Roman”

ABILENE » A Roman province in Palestine (Luke 3:1)
CAESAREA » By Roman soldiers to be tried by Felix (Acts 23:23-35)
CENSUS » Of the Roman Empire, by Caesar (Luke 2:1-3)
CORNELIUS » A Roman centurion (Acts 10)
EGYPTIANS » An enthusiastic Egyptian instigated rebellion against Roman government (Acts 21:38)
FELIX » (The Roman governor of Judaea)
FESTUS » Also called PORCIUS FESTUS, the Roman governor of Judaea, and successor to Governor Felix (Acts 24:27)
LYSIAS » Chief captain of Roman troops in Jerusalem (Acts 24:7,22)
MATTHEW » (A receiver of customs (taxes for the Romans))
MERCURIUS » (A pagan god; Mercury (to the Romans); Hermes (to the Greeks))
PAUL » Enters the temple courtyard; the people are stirred up against him by some Jews from Asia; an uproar is created; he is thrust out of the temple area; the commander of the Roman garrison intervenes and arrests him (Acts 21:26-33)
PUBLICANS » (Tax collectors for the Romans)
ROME » (The capital of the Roman Empire)
SERGIUS PAULUS » A Roman deputy and convert of Paul (Acts 13:7-12)

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