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Romans Chapter 10


Please choose a passage to read our commentary:

Romans 10:1-4

Paul reaffirms that he cares about the Israelites’ salvation. And while there is no doubt the Jews are eagerly devoted to God, they do it by their own rules. They ignore God and make up their own way to live life.

Romans 10:5

Paul now sets forth from Moses’ writing a picture of the kind of righteousness Israel has sought, the kind that does not lead to true righteousness: righteousness based on law.

Romans 10:6-8

Paul uses the words of the Lawgiver Moses to demonstrate that even the law shows that true righteousness does not come by the law, but by faith.

Romans 10:9-11

Here, Paul restates the lesson of the previous verses, Rom 10:6-8, with a saying in the form of a chiasm.

Romans 10:12-13

Paul is restating to his audience of believers in Rome that there is no distinction between those Jews and Greeks who believe, that God is Lord of both, and anyone who calls upon Him gains riches and salvation.

Romans 10:14-17

Paul states an obvious point that we can’t believe something that we have never heard. But it is also the case that we can hear and not believe.

Romans 10:18-21

Paul is making it very clear that the Jewish people have heard this message of faith, but have chosen to reject it.