Read Introduction to Romans 15 And how shall they preach unless they are sent? 1. . that is, to bring Christ down, &c.--that is, "Ye have not to sigh over the impossibility of attaining to justification; as if one should say, oh! . So you must believe this in your heart. Though it is of the law which Moses more immediately speaks in the passage quoted, yet it is of the law as Israel shall be brought to look upon it when the Lord their God shall circumcise their heart "to love the Lord their God with all their heart" ( Romans 10:6 ); and thus, in applying it, the apostle (as OLSHAUSEN truly observes) is not merely appropriating the language of Moses, but keeping in the line of his deeper thought. But Esaias is very bold, and saith--that is, is still plainer, and goes even the length of saying. He describes Israel's future hope in chapter 11 and he explains their present condition in chapter 10. So in 1 Peter 1:10 the "calling of believers" is put before their "election," as that which is first "made sure," although in point of time it comes after it. The word is nigh thee--easily accessible. (22-32) A solemn adoring of the wisdom, goodness, and justice of God. (1-3) Israel’s refusal to submit to the righteousness of God. of He praises them for their enthusiasm for God, though they are ignorant of how to reach God's righteousness through faith in Christ (Romans 10:1–4). Romans 10:10 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 10:10, NIV: "For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved." shall live in them--( Leviticus 18:5 ). If his sacrifice on the cross wasn't enough to cover your sin, then he would still be dead showing that this didn't work. So long as the Jews "sought to set up their own righteousness," it was in the nature of things impossible that they should "submit themselves to the righteousness of God"; the one of these two methods of acceptance being in the teeth of the other ( Romans 10:3 ). Romans 10:9(NASB) Verse Thoughts. In Romans 10:10, we read, “For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.” The original Greek carries the idea of “confirming” with the mouth what has taken place in the heart and being thankful for it. The prophet speaks as if next to none would believe: The apostle softens this into "They have not all believed. The apostle expresses his earnest desire for the salvation of the Jews, Romans 10:1. 10. Romans 10 is the tenth chapter of the Epistle to the Romans in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.It is authored by Paul the Apostle, while he was in Corinth in the mid 50s CE, with the help of an amanuensis (secretary), Tertius, who adds his own greeting in Romans 16:22. Brethren, my heart's desire--The word here expresses "entire complacency," that in which the heart would experience full satisfaction. There are numerous options given to us by commentators and theologians for the Rom 10:9-10 passage to help explain what might have happened in Bob’s experience. 16, 17. 3. Isaiah 28:16 plainly reveals what Romans 10:11 means. Note, (1) Mere sincerity, and even earnestness in religion--though it may be some ground of hope for a merciful recovery from error--is no excuse, and will not compensate, for the deliberate rejection of saving truth, when in the providence of God presented for acceptance ( Romans 10:1-3 ; and (2) The true cause of such rejection of saving truth, by the otherwise sincere, is the prepossession of the mind by some false notions of its own. . Guy the Bible Guy and Emily are ready to teach you a memory verse! and prayer--"supplication." to God for Israel--"for them" is the true reading; the subject being continued from the close of the preceding chapter. In this case, these are the apostle's own remarks, confirming the foregoing statements as to the simplicity of the gospel method of salvation. 20. 14, 15. But they have not all obeyed the gospel--that is, the Scripture hath prepared us to expect this sad result. 11 As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”[ e] ( Q) 12 For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile. EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). Note the abundance of connecting words with which Paul links one thought to another: "but" (vv. THE CONTEXT As we look at verses 5-15, we must remember how they relate to the rest of the chapter. SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED--HOW ISRAEL CAME TO MISS SALVATION, AND THE GENTILES TO FIND IT. For three whole chapters Paul gives a lengthy but beautiful discourse on the gospel and its relationship to Israel. 2, 6, 8, However, here, Paul is referring to receiving Christ as Savior –apart from the law. is, that they may be saved--"for their salvation." 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