1 Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, acalled to be an apostle, bseparated to the gospel of God 2 cwhich He promised before dthrough His prophets in the Holy Scriptures, 3 concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who 1was eborn of the seed of David according to the flesh, 4 and fdeclared to be the Son of God with power according gto the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead. 5 Through Him hwe have received grace and apostleship for iobedience to the faith among all nations jfor His name, 6 among whom you also are the called of Jesus Christ;
7 To all who are in Rome, beloved of God, kcalled to be saints:
lGrace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
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