Christ's sacrifice was substitutionary. ... mind and the same judgment. Thus, when He was crucified, and we then accept His death for the forgiveness of our sins, it is as though we were crucified and our sins paid for in full. It is a derivative of "diako," meaning "to run errands!" 15:28). 15:31 That I may be delivered - He is thus urgent from a sense of the importance of his life to the church. Rom. 11:30,31). In order to understand this verse, we need to see that the apostle Paul taught, in verses 19-30, that no one will ever be justified by the Law. 15:31 "who are disobedient" This refers to the Jewish opposition or possibly the Judaizers, but not the church in general (cf. Certainly not! 13 Let every person p be subject to the governing authorities. Otherwise he would have rejoiced to depart, and to be with Christ. From Romans 15:30-32 we learn that Paul planned to take the financial blessing (the money that had been collected from the believers) that he was traveling with to Jerusalem, securely transfer it to the believers there, and then travel to Spain by way of Rome (cp. Please explain Romans 3:31. Romans 15:31 that I may be rescued from those who are disobedient in Judea, and that my service for Jerusalem may prove acceptable to the saints; Paul is … The apostle depicts a parallel between Christ's course and ours. And that my service may be acceptable - In spite of all their prejudices; to the end the Jewish and gentile believers may be knit together in tender love. Romans 15:31: Romans 15: ... but one so rich and full of meaning that its single petition includes all others. Romans 3:31 says, “Do we then make void the law through faith? Romans 15:33 Now … Romans 15:31 That I may be delivered from them that do not believe in Judaea; and that my service which I have for Jerusalem may be accepted of the saints; Romans 15:32 That I may come unto you with joy by the will of God, and may with you be refreshed. Matthew 15:31, ESV: "so that the crowd wondered, when they saw the mute speaking, the crippled healthy, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. Romans 15:31 The noun "service," Paul's word for his financial gift to the Jerusalem Church, is "diakonia." Of course, this is a beautiful thought; but there are strong reasons for taking another view. Rom. Romans 15:31 KJV_Strongs (i) 31 G2443 That G4506 I may be delivered [G5686] G575 from G544 them that do not believe [G5723] G1722 in G2449 Judaea G2532 ; and G2443 that G3450 my G1248 service G3588 which G1519 I have for G2419 Jerusalem … Commentary on Romans 15:22-29 (Read Romans 15:22-29 ) The apostle sought the things of Christ more than his own will, and would not leave his work of planting churches to go to Rome. Indeed not, we establish the law.” The correct interpretation of this passage depends upon four things — the meaning of “law,” the significance of “faith,” and a consideration of these terms in both the immediate and remote contexts of scripture. On the contrary, we establish the law” (NKJV). “Do we then make the law of none effect through faith? Romans 15. Submission to the Authorities. Matthew 15:31 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Matthew 15:31, NIV: "The people were amazed when they saw the mute speaking, the crippled made well, the lame walking and the blind seeing.And they praised the God of Israel." 11 For it has been reported to me by Chloe’s people that there is r quarreling among you, my brothers. 1 Corinthians 15:31.