The people described by Paul served creatures made by the Creator rather than honor the Creator who made the creatures. BibliographyGodet, Frédéric Louis. Kreisler made his way to the new owner’s home and offered to buy the violin. metallasso; only here and Romans 1:26. Romans Rainbow Missions, Inc., Rainbow Missions, Inc.; revision of the American Standard Version of 1901, Ed. Romans 1:25 for that they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshipped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". John Trapp Complete Commentary. Comp on 1 Corinthians 8:4 f., 1 Corinthians 10:20. This is terrible because they are saying, “Thus saith the Lord,” when the Lord has not said that. ii. 1897-1910. III. BibliographyWesley, John. Hodge's Commentary on Romans, Ephesians and First Corintians. Greek. This passage, Romans 11:25-26, has been more widely misunderstood than almost any other passage in the Bible. Compare Piscator, Usteri and Glöckler, who understand by it the original consciousness of God. Tholuck mentions an Arabic manuscript in the library at Berlin which contains an account of heresies in respect to Islamism, and as often as the writer has occasion to mention the name of a new heretical sect, he adds, ‹God be exalted above all which they say‘” (Stuart). 14 For if those who are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise is made of no effect. Acts 20:3 records that Paul stayed in Greece, probably Corinth, for three months. latreuo. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". Position invariably determines practice. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsc/romans-1.html. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/romans-1.html. Romans 4 – Abraham and David Demonstrate Righteousness Apart from Works ... and yet the apostle useth the word ten times in this chapter.” (Poole) c. Blessed is the man: In the Psalm quoted (Psalm 32:1-2), ... (23-25) Abraham’s justification and our own. Jeremiah 13:25, and similar passages, where idols are called a ‘lie.’ The term is apt because the heathen gods have no existence. The idolater of Nature cannot but be an idolater of Art, and here the coincidence with heathenism is not one of principle only, but of outward form. How aggravated is the guilt of the Church of Rome, which, under the same flimsy pretext, does shamelessly what the heathen are here condemned for doing, and with light which the heathen never had! (32-39) Commentary on Romans 8:1-9 ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. The contra creatorem, which Hammond, Koppe, Flatt, Fritzsche and Mehring find here, may likewise be traced to the sense of comparison (see Bernhardy, p. 259; Winer, p. 377 [E. T. 504]; and the passages from Plato in Ast. The preposition indicates passing by the Creator altogether; not merely giving preference to the creature. 25. Later, having raised enough money to meet the asking price, he returned to the seller, hoping to purchase that beautiful instrument. Romans 2:1.—Homiletic Quarterly, vol. * [15:25–27] Paul may have viewed the contribution he was gathering from Gentile Christians for the poor in Jerusalem (cf. Romans 1:25. οἵτινες μετήλλαξαν κ. τ. λ(497)] as those who exchanged, etc. Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962), the world-famous violinist, earned a fortune with his concerts and compositions, but he generously gave most of it away. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hac/romans-1.html. BibliographyGodbey, William. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". Deor.). Truth of God… lie—So the Hebrew writers called an idol preeminently a lie, as basely falsifying the glorious truth of the Divine nature. More than the Creator, παρὰ τὸν κτίσαντα, i.e., beyond, in the sense of more than, or in the sense of passing by, neglecting; "praeterito Creatore," as Beza translates. But to his great dismay it had been sold to a collector. 25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. blessed. παρά, beyond—which would amount to the exclusion of the Creator. Romans 11:25-36 "Some Gentiles and Israel Will be Saved" is the last of four parts to the BFF Romans 11:11-36 Living Commentary on Romans: Salvations's Great Plan (Romans 11:11-36). And all this happened because man by his own choice exchanged the truth of God manifest in his heart for what was only a lie, a deceit, a pretence, and worshipped and served the creature rather than the Creator, the One Who is blessed for ever. 25 For circumcision indeed is of value n if you obey the law, but if you break the law, your circumcision becomes uncircumcision. See my Common Place of Atheism. See Isaiah 44:20; Isaiah 44:28. Charles Schribner's Sons. 1871-8. 5 … 1887. Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Cf. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ain/romans-1.html. Romans 3:25 whom God displayed publicly as a propitiation in His blood through faith. Amen. The truth of God (the true notion of Him as the Creator) which they professed, they changed into (see on ἐν, Romans 1:23) a lie ( ψεῦδος = שֶׁקֶר, used of idols, Jeremiah 16:19 ), thus counteracting its legitimate agency and depriving it of all power for good. I mean that the term “inner being” (esō anthrōpon) is Paul’s way of saying, “I don’t mean this hypocritically, or superficially, or Pharisaically. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. See Westcott, Hebr. Underlying question to this chapter that is still bothering some of you Jews, “Is the believer under the law?” Already told you Romans … Romans 1:28.—Homiletic Magazine, vol. See Matthiae, § 428, 2. παρὰ τ. κτίσαντα] in the sense of comparison: prae creatore, in which case the context alone decides whether the preference of the one before the other is only relative, or whether it excludes the latter altogether (see on Luke 18:14; and van Hengel on our passage). 1905. and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator — Professing merely to worship the Creator by means of the creature, they soon came to lose sight of the Creator in the creature. American Tract Society. Who is blessed forever. Some ancient rabbis taught that God s… Lord, if we are not more vile than the vilest of thy creatures, we owe it all to thy sanctifying, or, a least, to thy restraining grace. Therefore, I myself, with my mind, serve the law of God but, with my flesh, the law of sin. The He is that Satan is man"s benefactor and is to be worshipped. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". BibliographyBurkitt, William. II. The truth of God. BibliographyHodge, Charles. Rom 3:25 - Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God; Tools Rom 3:26 Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament. So let it be. Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the Full Chapter Next Chapter Next Book. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/romans-1.html. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". Died To The Law - Romans 7:1-6 A. 3 For what does the Scripture say? Paul reveals how he sees things happen in the end when God softens the Jews. Exchanged. By “a lie” is meant here “false gods,” who are the supreme embodiment of falsehood. It is creature worship instead of the heart cry after God. 25 God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, (5:12—8:39) D. The New Freedom in Life (7:1-25) The crux of the matter therefore is our new position in Christ Jesus our Lord. παρὰ τὸν κτίσαντα: to the passing by, i.e., disregard or contempt of the Creator. This is not simply a pious reverence but an act (or acts) of worship" (CBL, GED, ). 25.] ... 25 But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it. ix., p. 346. They were guilty of two great errors; one was in their minds, they changed the truth of God into a lie; the other in their wills, they served the creature more than the Creator. In time, the image became "god" for them, and God the Creator was forgotten. BibliographyDunagan, Mark. And worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator; Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament, Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges, William Godbey's Commentary on the New Testament, Haldane's Exposition on the Epistle to the Romans, Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Hodge's Commentary on Romans, Ephesians and First Corintians, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Such a practice would tend eminently to prevent an unholy familiarity and irreverence in regard to the sacred name of the Most High; compare Exodus 20:7. Romans Chapter 15 . Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. Future Glory. I. —, And worshipped, etc. Winer-M., p. 504; n. the tragic irony of the antithesis. Used by permission of Broadman Press (Southern Baptist Sunday School Board). The pagans "turned aside and distanced themselves from the true knowledge of God and traded him for the lie of idols" and sexual sin (Spicq, 2:470). "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". Greek. Romans. iii., p. 67. The latter suits best. In particular, it condemns idolatry, and signifies that God alone is worthy to be eternally served and adored. The proof of this apostasy is, that they worshipped ( ἐσεβάσθησαν) and served ( ἐλάτρευσαν). 25 was an interruption extorted from Paul by the need which his outraged heart felt to justify once more the severity of such a punishment. the God of truth, or the true God, into an idol, which is a lie, which seems to be that which it is not: or else, by the truth of God, understand those true sentiments and notions that they had of God, and were taught them, as before, by the light of nature, and the book of the creatures; these they changed into lying imaginations and conceits. In the 25th verse, they are charged with a false object of their worship, giving divine honour to a creature: They changed the truth of God into a lie; that is, the true God into an idol, called a lie, because it deceives men as a lie doth by seeming to be that which indeed it is not; it seems in the idolater's fancy, to have something of divinity in it, when, in reality, it is but wood or stone. A stronger phrase than that in Romans 1:23. Bather than the Creator. Hence Rev., rather than. As long as man retains the sensibilities which God has given him and yet remains unwilling to retain God in his thoughts, the voice of Nature will be louder than the voice of God. Godet renders travestied. It was not an idle tickling of the sense or fancy. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. The mention of the degrading idolatry of the pagans was strongly calculated to impress on his mind the superior excellency and glory of the one living God. (Read Romans 11:11-21) The gospel is the greatest riches of every place where it is. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/romans-1.html. Ver. He does not shrink from any detail fitted to bring out the vengeance which God has taken on the offence offered to His outraged majesty. See Elsner's Observations, vol. Bretschneider (Lexicon), Tholuck, and others, render it "celebrandus, venerandus." "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". The creature—The created object, whether deified animal or inanimate substance shaped into an idol. vi. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ice/romans-1.html. (18-25) Their assistance from the Spirit in prayer. The construction is the same as in Romans 1:23, μετήλλαχαν ἐν, they exchanged for, not they changed into. Changed—The apostle again refers to the primal cause of their deep plunges in unnatural animalism, their apostasy from God. Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament. 1. i., p. 491. Romans 1:32.—Expositor, 1st series, vol. What Does Romans 7:25 Mean? Lex. The creature - Created things, as the sun, moon, animals, etc. And worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator; or, besides the Creator: some understand it comparatively, they worshipped one more than the other; others exclusively, they worshipped one and not the other. Romans chapter 15 King James Version. Defeated by the Law Romans 7:14-25. It is a refusing to be saved according to the method which God has appointed, Romans 4:25. Inductive Bible study on Romans 7:13-25. Both verbs belong to τῇ κτίσει; though σεβάζομαι would require an accusative, λατρεύω, the nearest, takes the government. Romans 15 We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. Whochanged the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. BibliographyEdwards, Justin. This is terrible because they are saying, “Thus saith the Lord,” when the Lord has not said that. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tcc/romans-1.html. But we need not supply εἰ καὶ οὗτοι ὕβρισαν, as Chrys. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hmc/romans-1.html. ix., p. 213. Learn hence, That when men provoke God finally to forsake them, and judicially to give them up to their own heart's lusts, they will not stick to commit such monstrous and unnatural uncleanness, as the very brute beasts abhor. Epicurus verbis reliquit Deos re sustulit, saith Cicero (De Nat. 117:24. The heathens changed the truth of God, that is, the true idea of God exhibited in the works of creation, into the false representations made of Him in their superstition idolatries. Jesus Christ to all who believe. Amen. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". This noun belongs, in sense, to both the preceding verbs, although the first by itself would require the accusative. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/romans-1.html. The double relative specifies the class to which they belonged, and thereby includes the reason for their punishment. The relative interpretation: more than the Creator (Vulgate, Erasmus, Luther, Castalio, Grotius, Ammon, Rückert, and others), is therefore in point of fact erroneous. This verse casts light on the τὴν ἀλήθ. This would not be inconsistent with αὐτούς in Romans 1:26, which would then be resumptive; but the very praise of God, in which Romans 1:25 terminates, and still more the concluding ἀμήν, which can only indicate the end of the sentence (comp Romans 9:5, Romans 11:36; Galatians 1:5; Ephesians 3:21), ought to have decidedly precluded such a forced intermixture of sentences, which is not to be justified by subtleties. Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest: for wherein thou judgest … i. ... 25 But now I … Though the impious among ourselves no longer pray to stocks and stones, or beasts and birds, or moon and stars, there is still a strong taint of idolatry perceptible in our religion, science, literature, business—nay, our very language. Amen. They exchange the truth. Delivered by the Spirit Romans 8:1-4. The apostle's commission. As by the grace of God we are what we are; so by his grace it is that we are not what we are not. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cgt/romans-1.html. Into a lie — False, abominable idolatries. Amen is properly a Hebrew adjective, signifying true or faithful. These words are often synonymous, both being used to express inward reverence and outward worship; although the former properly expresses the feeling, and the latter the outward service. 1 We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves. III. Grotius has aptly said: “pro Deo vero sumserunt imaginarios.” Comp Isaiah 44:20; Jeremiah 3:10; Jeremiah 13:25; Jeremiah 16:19, al(505); Philo, vit. BibliographyBarnes, Albert. When certain causes now at work have had their full effect, the worshipper of God will again be like Elijah on Mount Carmel, while the vast mixed multitude are worshippers of Nature. 8 ThereisthereforenownocondemnationforthosewhoareinChristJesus.12 ForthelawofhtheSpiritoflifeiha… On ὅστις, quippe qui, which brings up the class to which one belongs, and thereby includes the specification of the reason, see Hermann, a(499) Soph. This explanation is precluded by the levity with which men often make that venerable name the theme of ribald jests and the burden of blasphemous imprecation. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". God Chose People Who Are Not Jewish. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". 1835. This was to demonstrate His righteousness, because in the forbearance of God He … σεβάζομαι, in Homer: to be afraid of (Il. As to their idolatry, he had told us at the 23rd verse, that they had made false and unworthy representations of the ever-blessed God: worshipping God in and by the creatures. All rights reserved worldwide. "E.W. Other views, the true knowledge of God, the true notion of God, etc., are less in keeping with the figure of exchanging. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 1863-1878. Copyright � Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960. romans 16:25. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". 2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but unot before God. p. 28), but has against it the fact, that in the whole context Paul presents the matter in the light of a μετάλλαξις, of an exchanging the true for the false, not of hostility to the true. The glory of God is God himself as glorious, and the truth of God, in this connection, is God himself as true; that is, the true God. Romans Chapter 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32. para (Greek #3844), with accusative, 'along by,' 'beyond,' proeter, contra]. 6 God “will repay each person according to what they have done.” # 2:6 Psalm 62:12; Prov. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". Professing merely to worship the Creator by means of the creature, they soon came to lose sight of the Creator in the creature. Idols are not infrequently called falsehood and lies, because they are not true representations of God; Jeremiah 13:25; Isaiah 28:15; Jeremiah 10:14; Psalm 40:4. It is then but just, that they should be besprinkled with every kind of infamy, who strive to take away from God his honor, and also to reproach his name. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Romans 1:25". When I say that an unregenerate Paul would not say, “I delight in the law of God, in my inner being” (Romans 7:22), I don’t mean that a first-century Jew couldn’t say that. For who hopes for what he sees? This is God's great mystery that He has been carrying out all along despite Israel and Gentile's disobedience. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dun/romans-1.html. 2 Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification. through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. Romans 3:25 in the Parallel Bible; Romans 3:25 in the Thematic Bible; Romans 3:25 Cross References; Romans 3:25 Treasury of Scripture Knowing; Romans 3:25 Sermons; Romans 3:25 Prayers; Romans 3:25 Images; Romans 3:25 Devotionals; Romans 3:25 Answers; Choose Chapter The adjective is usually of God: the participle, of man. 1851. Renewal 1960. "Abbott's Illustrated New Testament". Worshipped and served. Who is blessed for ever. 5. It describes in detail man's total inability to succeed in keeping the law in his own strength. τὸ ψεῦδος, abstract for concrete, is the idol or false God. Quite comprehensive = the truth about God and themselves and their relation to Him; so τῷ ψεύδει the false theory or statement of man and GOD which they adopted; cf. This word occurs only here and Romans 1:26. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rwp/romans-1.html. So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin." Broadman Press 1932,33. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". 30 I urge you, [brothers,] by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to join me in the struggle by your prayers to God on my behalf,w 31 that I may be delivered from the disobedient in Judea, and that my ministry for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the holy ones, Authority Of Law - Romans 7:1. (Romans 7:24-25) The study is available as an e-book or printed book Paul concludes this chapter -- though, of course, when he wrote it there were no chapter divisions -- with a summary of his thought. 1685. Being such as, or, ‘since they were such as.’ Here the Apostle reverts to the reason for the punishment. "Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament". 1700-1703. The former is the better explanation. ἐν ἀδικίᾳ κατεχόντων of Romans 1:18. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bpc/romans-1.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hdg/romans-1.html. m * [7:1–6] Paul reflects on the fact that Christians have a different understanding of the law because of their faith in Christ. iii., p. 1. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". ...  I thank God through Jesus Christ, our Lord! The duel focus of chapter 7 however.. shows the believer's relationship to the Law.. which places them in subjugation to the law and slavery to sin. Comp. No, the name seems to be shunned because it means too much, suggests too much, concedes too much. Who changed the truth — The true worship of God. Romans Chapter 8 discusses life through the Spirit. Romans 4:25 does not teach that the cross has nothing to do with justification. "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". Who is blessed, etc. In the Old Testament the idols of the pagan are constantly represented as 'vanity,' and 'a lie.'. The Fifth Bible Class (Romans 7:1-25) III. Romans 3:25 Further Study. 550, Aq. For there is no partiality with God. 25. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". Consider whether our religion or our irreligion is so free from the idolatrous element as we generally suppose, and if not what are the appearances which bear the most resemblance to the false religion of the ancient world. Romans deals with many different themes but as much as a book can be, it is a book about God. Brothers and sisters, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/romans-1.html. ἐν τῷ ψεύδει] with the lie; ἐν as in Romans 1:23. Changed the truth of God into a lie; the true God for an idol, or false god. It implies here the solemn assent of the writer to what was just said; or his strong wish that what he had said might be - that the name of God might be esteemed and be blessed forever. Amen.(F). 2 Thessalonians 2:11, 1 John 2:27. ἐσεβάσθησαν. Greek. 4 What then shall we say was gained by Abraham, tour forefather according to the flesh? He points out especially the sin of idolatry; for religious honor cannot be given to a creature, without taking it away, in a disgraceful and sacrilegious manner, from God: and vain is the excuse that images are worshipped on God’s account, since God acknowledges no such worship, nor regards it as acceptable; and the true God is not then worshipped at all, but a fictitious God, whom the flesh has devised for itself. There is but one real or true God, and all others are false. Amen.’. Man transferred his worship from God (the Truth) to the devil. The phrase, “the truth of God” is a Hebrew phrase, meaning “the true God.” In such a case, where two nouns come together, one is employed as an adjective to qualify the other. The creature ( κτίσει), not the creation, but any particular created thing. 1832. Who changed the truth of God - This is a repetition of the declaration in Romans 1:23, in another form. (25) Who changed the truth of God into a lie.—They ceased to worship God as He is—in His own true essential nature, and worshipped false gods instead. So, when he discovered an exquisite violin on one of his trips, he wasn’t able to buy it. The words are a renewed tragic commentary (comp Romans 1:22-23) on the διό, Romans 1:24. Copyright StatementThe text of this work is public domain. ὅς ἐστιν εὐλ. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament, Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary, Heinrich Meyer's Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". "Commentary on Romans 1:25". THROUGH THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF FAITH. (The) Blessed One. Those promises can't be … "Living By Faith: Commentary on Romans". So in substance also Beza, Estius, and others, including Reiche, Tholuck, Olshausen, de Wette, Baumgarten-Crusius, Krehl, Reithmayr, Maier, Philippi, van Hengel. And we boast … https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hal/romans-1.html. In fact, it is amazing to me that so many Bible teachers try to make Romans 11:25-26 say just the opposite of what it says.. From that point of view the Gentiles have worshipped the creature, and not the Creator. ii., p. 34. For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. (28-31) Their final triumph, through Christ. BibliographyAlford, Henry. "Commentary on Romans 1:25". Paul again stated that God turned His back on these people, and this rejection took away all hope. τῇ κτ.] Hence when people get away from the personal indwelling Holy Spirit, they float on hellwardly whether through churches or outside. “Who changed the truth of God into a lie, worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for evermore. Mos. It denotes that we should never speak of God but with profound respect, and that this respect ought to be accompanied with praise and thanksgiving. By changing the truth of God, referring to the attributes essential to His being is here meant the changing of the just and legitimate notions which ought to be formed of Him, not only in contemplation, but chiefly in practice. Bibliography"Commentary on Romans 1:25". the thing made, the creature—a general term for all objects of idolatrous worship. 2: p. 11. And worshipped [ esebastheesan (G4573), here only] and served, [ elatreusan (G3000), in their hearts paying homage, and in their religious exercises worshipping by outward acts], the creature more than (or 'rather than') the Creator , [ para (Greek #3844) ton (Greek #3588) ktisanta (Greek #2936). https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/romans-1.html. I mean that I myself really do, in the depths of my new regenerate man (cf. "The Adam Clarke Commentary". The word Amen is here not only an affirmation, or an approval; it is also an aspiration of pious feeling, and a token of regard for the honor of God. 18 I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory about to be revealed to us. Verses 25, 26. The sense therefore substantially amounts to praeterito creatore (Hilary), or relicto creatore (Cyprian), i.e. The doxology is the natural outburst of piety, aroused into holy indignation at the sin of idolatry, which is by the contrast portrayed in its darkest colors. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. "The Bible Study New Testament". Ephesians 4:25. They first dishonoured their Maker and then debased themselves. In confidence that the messianic fulfillment was taking place, Paul stresses in Rom 14 – 16 the importance of harmonious relationships between Jews and Gentiles. Every image of God is a false and lying representation of God. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/romans-1.html. See Matthew 5:18. A stronger word than in Romans 1:23. the truth of God into a lie = the truth of God for the lie. BibliographyPett, Peter. The doxology: who is praised, בָּרוּךְ, not: celebrandus (comp on Ephesians 1:3 ; 2 Corinthians 11:31; Mark 14:61), for ever! 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