Posts Tagged ‘Paul’s greeting to the Romans’

Romans 1:8-15 I Want To Come

Getting started on the right foot

Paul is continuing with his greeting to the new church in Rome. In our reading he emphasizes how much he wants to actually see them in person instead of just through a letter. All in due time Paul.

I cannot begin to imagine how long Paul’s daily prayers were. He states in all his letters that he earnestly prays for the believers where he is sending his letters. I do not doubt his sincerity. I don’t think he would have stated, “God is my witness” unless it was really true.

It sounds almost as if Paul has been pleading with God to let him go to Rome. But God keeps saying, “No.” Actually God was saying, “Not yet.” Paul does go to Rome but it is not until it is time in God’s plan to do so. Read more »