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)LinksRomans 16:5 NIVRomans 16:5 NLTRomans 16:5 ESVRomans 16:5 NASBRomans 16:5 KJVRomans 16:5 Bible AppsRomans 16:5 ParallelRomans 16:5 Biblia ParalelaRomans 16:5 Chinese BibleRomans 16:5 French BibleRomans 16:5 German BibleRomans 16:5 CommentariesBible Hub, II.A READY RECEPTION OF CHRIST.III.RESPONSIBILITY.IV.HONOUR.V.PROMISE OF SUCCESS.(J. This is often only for want of thought. NIV Romans 16:5 Greet also the church that meets at their house. Watch Out for Those Who Lead You Away from the Truth. 3 Greet Priscilla [] and Aquila, my co-workers in Christ Jesus. (1) This is the command of Christ. Nov 12, 2006. NET  Romans 16:6 Greet Mary, who has worked very hard for you. (MacArthur, J: Romans 9-16. Say a kind word to those of the house of Narcissus, who are in the Lord. Many who met him when they were not followers of Christ are now among his brothers and sisters in the faith. "Servants, be obedient to your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; with good will doing service, as to the Lord and not to men." A true missionary never forgets his first convert, never forgets any convert, and, Paul did not forget Epaenetus, the first convert to Christ in Achaia.(D. You can measure your love for God by your love for others. Salvation is far more than a "fire insurance" policy. Reprinted by permission. Romans 16:5 Context. (2) This is the direction of the apostle. This shows a good example to their children, and invites others to accompany them. 2Cor 13:12 Greet one another with an holy … HOW A FORWARDNESS IN RELIGION MAY DISCOVER ITSELF. This is what we all desire to hear from our Lord "Well done, my good and faithful servant" (Mt 25:21, 23, Lk 19:17). Beloved is a term of endearment and is someone that you love, and someone you are deeply devoted to. Therefore they had nothing at that time resembling the papacy. ESV  Romans 16:7 Greet Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen and my fellow prisoners. (3) It is by forwardness in religion that you become entitled to the constant aids of God's grace.(J. BGT  Romans 16:6 ἀσπάσασθε Μαρίαν, ἥτις πολλὰ ἐκοπίασεν εἰς ὑμᾶς. Aspirations after greater eminence in religion.II. James tells us that God hath begotten us "that we should be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures" (Revelation 14:4). Persis doubtless received her name from her native land of Persia. "Seek first the kingdom of God." Romans 16:5 Context. As it is honourable to Christ, To Him belong the firstfruits of your lives. Chicago: Moody Press), Romans 16:8 Greet Ampliatus, my beloved in the Lord. A      Access  (Romans 5:1-11) – The benefits of justification )Firstfruits unto ChristJ. 5 Likewise greet the church that is in their house. Lathrop, D.D. GREET THOSE OF THE HOUSEHOLD OF NARCISSUS, WHO ARE IN THE LORD: aspasasthe (2PAAM) tous ek ton Narkissou tous ontas en kurio: Like Aristobulus, Narcissus was probably not a believer, but some of those of his household were in the Lord., i.e., they were genuine believers, "safe" in the Ark Who is Christ, Who will deliver all believers from the wrath to come (1Th 1:10-note), In the Lord - The phrase "in Christ", "in Christ Jesus" or "in the Lord" is repeated 10x in 26 verses (Ro 16:2, 16:3, 16:7; 16:8; 16:9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 22-See notes Ro 16:2, 3, 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 22). Labours to promote it among others. (3) It is by forwardness in religion that you become entitled to the constant aids of God's grace.(J. Romans 15 Romans 16 1 Corinthians 1 Return to the Main Player Favoriting is a great way to keep a list of sermons, programs, and ministry resources in your account. (MacArthur, John: 1Timothy Moody Press or Logos), Ray Stedman comments that then Paul "greets the beloved Persis, who is another lady who has worked hard in the Lord. GREET THOSE WHO ARE OF THE HOUSEHOLD OF ARISTOBULUS: aspasasthe (2PAAM) tous ek ton Aristoboulou: This probably refers to his slaves rather than his kinsmen. Now, there is nothing to be ashamed of in the name of servant. NIV  Romans 16:10 Greet Apelles, tested and approved in Christ. Greet my dear friend Epenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in the province of Asia. There are many who are forward in little matters; zealous for or against opinions, forms, etc., but this is only forwardness in a party design. Now consider this man, dwelling in the midst of heathen, on the preaching of the apostle, coming out from among a corrupt and idolatrous multitude, and, by his example and conversation, inviting his fellow-citizens to turn to the living God; and will you not admire his integrity, zeal and fortitude? ASV  Romans 16:5 and salute the church that is in their house. Such local assemblies (cf. Please do not misunderstand. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Romans 16:5. Don't keep the best thing that ever happened to you a secret! Greetings to all the household of Aristobulus. This truth makes it even more incredible that Paul described the saints at Thessalonica (and by application all believers of all ages) as. NKJ  Romans 16:10 Greet Apelles, approved in Christ. Greet my dear friend Epenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in the province of Asia. The Christian is zealous to maintain good works, and abounds in the proper fruits of the Spirit.5. GREET TRYPHAENA and TRYPHOSA WORKERS IN THE LORD: aspasasthe (2PAAM) Truphainan kai Truphosan tas kopiosas (PAPFPA) en kurio: Workers - here a verb kopiao is used with the sense of a noun. As an imitation of Christ. (3) Finally when Paul speaks of his first converts in a region, he calls them the “first fruits” (cf "first fruits of Achaia" in 1Cor 16:15). 2. NIV  Romans 16:12 Greet Tryphena and Tryphosa, those women who work hard in the Lord. S      Struggle w/ Sin  (Romans 6-8) Struggle, sanctification, and victory, Modified from Irving L. Jensen's chart above, Romans 16:5 also greet the church that is in their house. Un Falso Testigo Que Dice Mentiras. She devoted her means and her time to assisting the poor and the helpless. As an evidence of sincerity. Romans 16:5 and {salute} the church that is in their house. MacArthur adds that kopiao "does not stress the amount of work, but rather the effort. Greet my beloved Epaenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in Asia. Epaenetus professed the religion of the gospel when all around him were in a different sentiment and practice.4. Agapetos is love called out of one’s heart by preciousness of the object loved. Epaenetus professed the religion of the gospel when all around him were in a different sentiment and practice.4. The Christian is zealous to maintain good works, and abounds in the proper fruits of the Spirit. As it is honourable to Christ, To Him belong the firstfruits of your lives. A maintenance of the profession and practice of it, though it should involve the charge of singularity. In this verse Paul uses episemos in a figurative sense to describe a "good mark" meaning those who is well–thought–of, splendid, outstanding, distinguished, eminent or illustrious. NLT  Romans 16:12 Give my greetings to Tryphena and Tryphosa, the Lord's workers, and to dear Persis, who has worked so hard for the Lord. An open profession of it, and a diligent attendance on the means of it.3. By their hospitality. Salute them that are of the household of Aristobulus. He gave to Christ the firstfruits, if not of life itself, yet of that part of life in which he was favoured with the heavenly call. Sunergos-13x in 13v - Ro16:3, 9, 21 1Co 3:9 2Co 1:24, 8:23 Php 2:25, 4:3 Col 4:11 1Th 3:2 Philemon1:1, 24 3Jn 1:8. When Paul calls his beloved Epaenetus the firstfruits, he intimates that a rich harvest followed. ", Choose Book of Bible to StudyGenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SolomonIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Search Wikipedia using spiritual discretion, Keener, Craig: The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament. The promise is only to those who give diligence to make their calling and election sure. All rights reserved). and salute the church that is in their house. GREET APELLES THE APPROVED (Tried and true) IN CHRIST:aspasasthe (2SAMM) Apellen ton dokimon en Christo: Stedman.. That is a remarkable word there. Because it is in the highest degree rational. (1) This is the command of Christ. He spoke about how the church dominated the landscape and politics in certain areas, but how weak and ineffective it was in its ministry. James tells us that God hath begotten us "that we should be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures" (Revelation 14:4). Stuart. we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body. And a woman's influence is often powerful for good where even a Christian man would utterly fail to reach the hardened heart. Is it not even you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at His coming? YLT  Romans 16:12 salute Tryphaena, and Tryphosa, who are labouring in the Lord; salute Persis, the beloved, who did labour much in the Lord. Because he is not greeted, it seems certain he was not a Christian. NIV  Romans 16:9 Greet Urbanus, our fellow worker in Christ, and my dear friend Stachys. Strive to enter in at the straight gate. Greet them that be of the household of Narcissus, which are in the Lord. Epaenetus enjoyed not your early advantages, but it seems probable that he accepted the first invitation to Christ. Paul had a deep and sincere love for fellow believers and for fellow workers in particular, no matter how little known they were or how insignificant their service was from a purely human perspective. Stuart. III. CSB  Romans 16:8 Greet Ampliatus, my dear friend in the Lord. Lightfoot says that kopiao "is used especially of the labor undergone by the athlete in his training. The promise is only to those who give diligence to make their calling and election sure. A maintenance of the profession and practice of it, though it should involve the charge of singularity. It would appear that she was a lady of some means. Greet those Christians who belong to the family of Narcissus. (NASB: Lockman). I. Christ’s resurrection is the “first fruit of those who have fallen asleep” (1Cor 15:20), and like the first fruits of the harvest, it is a taste and a guarantee of the full harvest of resurrection yet to come. It is also of note that in addition to Mary, Paul places emphasis on the strenuous labor to the point of exhaustion of 3 other women , Tryphena, Tryphosa and Persis (see notes on Romans 16:12). By your forwardness you will contribute to this increase.4. In the first century, these women labored hard carrying out the work of the Lord. Paul's use of the past tense clearly points to a past "job well done" and it is fascinating that without email, telephones, etc, he was able to deduce that Mary had exerted effort to the point of exhaustion for the believers in Rome! In their homes they talked to them about Christ, and there it was that they won their neighbors to the Lord -- and, so, there began to be churches meeting in the homes." Early religion. This extreme form of service is not now required except in the case of missionaries, to whom it has often been rendered. Because it is in the highest degree rational. (2) Likewise the Holy Spirit is called first fruit in (see note Romans 8:23) (cf. An open profession of it, and a diligent attendance on the means of it.3. Lathrop, D.D. A true missionary never forgets his first convert, never forgets any convert, and, Paul did not forget Epaenetus, the first convert to Christ in Achaia.(D. Greet my beloved Epenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in the province of Asia. Greet those in the Lord who belong to the family of Narcissus. PHOEBE WAS A SERVANT OF GOD. They are noteworthy in the eyes of the apostles, and they were also in Christ before me. Aspirations after greater eminence in religion.II. 4. NRS  Romans 16:9 Greet Urbanus, our co-worker in Christ, and my beloved Stachys. Every one who is worth anything is a servant in some sense. ESV  Romans 16:5 Greet also the church in their house. (John 15:5), Paul understood this dynamic principle of all work is to be "in the Lord" writing "Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God,  Who also made us adequate as servants of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.." (2 Cor 3:5-6+). Sunergos gives us our English word "synergy" which is defined as the interaction or working together of two (or more) agents or forces which produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their individual effects. The slothful, negligent Christian emboldens sinners in their transgressions, and confirms them in their stupidity.3. He was in early life about His Father's business.5. We have no promise of success on any other condition. 4 They risked their lives for meNot only I but all the churches of the Gentiles are grateful to them. 3. In —1. Ray Stedman comments that "there is something precious about a first baby when it comes into the home. ASV  Romans 16:8 Salute Ampliatus my beloved in the Lord. For faith to be full grown. A man’s reward from God is proportional to the excellence of his ministry and the effort he puts into it. Many young ladies who call themselves Christians seem to spend their life altogether in the service of selfish pleasure and worldly amusement. (NASB: Lockman), Greek: aspasasthe (AAM) Apellen ton dokimon en CHristo. (1) This is the command of Christ. He was in early life about His Father's business.5. But love not only "thinketh no evil," it should stimulate thought and sacrifice for the pastor's good.Conclusion: 1. HOW A FORWARDNESS IN RELIGION MAY DISCOVER ITSELF. The slothful, negligent Christian emboldens sinners in their transgressions, and confirms them in their stupidity.3. Their health is often threatened by overwork, under pay, vexatious conditions of labour and unsanitary dwellings. You may not receive much notice or much thanks from your employer, but he that seeth in secret himself shall reward you openly. How many of his household were Christians, and whether they were family members, servants, or both we are not told. GREET EPAENETUS ("praised") MY BELOVED WHO IS THE FIRST CONVERT (literally "first fruit") TO CHRIST FROM ASIA: aspasasthe (2PAAM) Epaineton ton agapeton mou, os estin (3SPAI) aparchs tes Asias eis Christon: We do not know the names of any of Paul’s blood relatives--he didn’t talk about them--but we know the names of many of his spiritual relatives and here is one of his first spiritual offspring which undoubtedly helps explain why he was especially beloved. CSB  Romans 16:10 Greet Apelles, who is approved in Christ. Commenting on the absence of any church buildings until after the 3rd century Ray Stedman quips, "What a relief, not to be bothered with a church building program! The God of Peace Will Soon Crush Satan Under Your Feet. 6. YLT  Romans 16:11 salute Herodion, my kinsman; salute those of the household of Narcissus, who are in the Lord; NAB  Romans 16:11 Greet my relative Herodion. Greek: aspasasthe (AAM) Andronikon kai Iounian tous suggeneis mou kai sunaichmalotous mou, oitines eisin (3PPAI) episemoi en tois apostolois, oi kai pro emou gegonan (3PRAI) en Christo. "the church that is in their house"-this expression is also found in (1 Corinthians 16:19; Colossians 4:15; Philemon 1:2). All these were and are done. --Sper He was in early life about His Father's business.5. Stuart. Living as a Christian is not a bed of roses; it is hard work. By a like allusion the apostle calls the first converts in a particular place the firstfruits of that place unto Christ. II. Worked hard (2872) (kopiao from kopos = labor, fatigue) This root word kopos (see word study) is used in secular Greek of “a beating,” “weariness” (as though one had been beaten) and “exertion,” was the proper word for physical tiredness induced by work, exertion or heat. My beloved in the Lord - What a wonderful way to characterize an individual! On account of its usefulness. But whatever position she occupied, she bears the name of servant. Strive to enter in at the straight gate. But love must be combined with truth Greek: kai ten kat' oikon auton ekklesian. A zeal for great and essential things. The sanctifying and comforting influences of the Spirit are called the firstfruits of the Spirit, as earnests of heavenly happiness. HOW A FORWARDNESS IN RELIGION MAY DISCOVER ITSELF. (2) This is the direction of the apostle. BGT  Romans 16:10 ἀσπάσασθε Ἀπελλῆν τὸν δόκιμον ἐν Χριστῷ. "In Christ before me" is literally “they have become in Christ before me.” Paul says that "Andronicus and Junias" had became Christians before he did. Greet the beloved Persis, who has worked hard in the Lord. KJV  Romans 16:11 Salute Herodion my kinsman. How many forms of useful service there are in which a young woman may engage I She may teach in the Sunday school; visit the aged and the sick, and minister unto them in spiritual things, and perhaps also to their bodily comfort and relief; she may invite the careless to the house of God. The sanctifying and comforting influences of the Spirit are called the firstfruits of the Spirit, as earnests of heavenly happiness. 6 Greet Mary, who labored much for us. James tells us that God hath begotten us "that we should be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures" (Revelation 14:4). The promise is only to those who give diligence to make their calling and election sure. Ser un … Lyth, D.D. The less service any one renders, the more useless he or she is in the world. A true missionary never forgets his first convert, never forgets any convert, and, Paul did not forget Epaenetus, the first convert to Christ in Achaia.(D. They are highly respected among the apostles and became followers of Christ before I did. YLT  Romans 16:9 salute Arbanus, our fellow-workman in Christ, and Stachys, my beloved; NAB  Romans 16:9 Greet Urbanus, our co-worker in Christ, and my beloved Stachys. By a faithful attendance on his ministry. So much for Paul's misogynistic "male chauvinism"! PHOEBE WAS A SERVANT OF THE CHURCH. N      New Adam (Romans 5:12-21) – We are children of two “Adams” By a like allusion the apostle calls the first converts in a particular place the firstfruits of that place unto Christ. These facts provide a clue to the organization of the early church -- in a city with a Christian community of any size, there appear to be several "congregations" meeting in different houses , since there were no "church" buildings at this time. And the ambassador said, "Exactly. In Mexico this week, after the Tuesday morning breakfast at which Ambassador Thomas Mann, the United States Ambassador to Mexico was present, he very graciously invited our entire team over to his house for tea one morning. ESV  Romans 16:8 Greet Ampliatus, my beloved in the Lord. Get your church set-up with online giving, sermon streaming, ... Romans 16:5 5 Likewise greet the church that is in their house. Chicago: Moody Press, Our Daily Bread, Copyright RBC Ministries, Grand Rapids, MI. Greet those who belong to the household of Aristobulus. The Christian congregations were therefore dependent upon the hospitality of prominent church members who furnished their homes for this purpose..” In Ephesus the house of Prisca and Aquila was a meeting place for the saints (1Cor 16:19) as it was here in Rome. Share. When Paul calls his beloved Epaenetus the firstfruits, he intimates that a rich harvest followed. Lathrop, D.D.The firstfruits under the law were an offering made to God of the first ripe fruits before the harvest was begun. (cf note Romans 15:18), Related Resource: in Christ, in Christ Jesus , in Christ [2], Romans 16:12 Greet Tryphaena and Tryphosa, workers in the Lord. Let us be encouraged to do likewise." He is honoured by the increase of His subjects. 2 That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also. Certainly not merely in getting chicken dinners for preachers! When they won some folks to the Lord, they formed them into a church and they even opened their home for the believers to have a … BBE  Romans 16:10 Give my love to Apelles, who has the approval of Christ. Compare this to the "assaying" of one's "works" as to whether the works originated from fleshly efforts or were done "in Christ" and therefore were able to stand the refining process (1Co 3:11, 12, 13, 14, 15, cp Martha - Lk 10:38, 39, 40, 41, cp 1Co 4:5, Jn 15:5). John Piper (Keener, Craig: The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament. Note that Paul uses the perfect tense ("were") to indicate that they were at the time of writing still in Christ. I knew a person who when he began his work had but one person to sit at his feet. Greet those in the household of Narcissus who are in the Lord. )Firstfruits unto ChristJ. Greet my beloved Epenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in the province of Asia. Note that Paul speaks of the men to whom he is especially attached, (like Stachys in Ro 16:9 [note]), as "my beloved, " and of a woman as "the beloved." By a like allusion the apostle calls the first converts in a particular place the firstfruits of that place unto Christ. The slothful, negligent Christian emboldens sinners in their transgressions, and confirms them in their stupidity.3. That is all he says. An open profession of it, and a diligent attendance on the means of it. Nor is it honest to work only when the eyes of your employer are upon you. Romans 16:5. NKJ  Romans 16:9 Greet Urbanus, our fellow worker in Christ, and Stachys, my beloved. John Piper Oct 8, 2006 9 Shares Sermon. On account of its usefulness. Print. NLT  Romans 16:7 Greet Andronicus and Junia, my fellow Jews, who were in prison with me. )Firstfruits unto ChristJ. A zeal for great and essential things. If you and I were sent to labour in a country like that we would take special note of our first convert. Note that the NIV and NASB translate the second name with a masculine ending, "Junias" whereas the KJV and NKJV translate it with the feminine ending, "Junia". On account of its usefulness. There are many who are forward in little matters; zealous for or against opinions, forms, etc., but this is only forwardness in a party design. brethren beloved (agapao) by God, His choice (1Th 1:4-note). I am thankful to them, and so are all the Gentile churches. GNT  Romans 16:10 ἀσπάσασθε Ἀπελλῆν τὸν δόκιμον ἐν Χριστῷ. The slothful, negligent Christian emboldens sinners in their transgressions, and... 3. This little phrase reveals a couple of blessings that were enjoyed by this great Christian family.) Salute Epaenetus my beloved, who is the first-fruits of Asia unto Christ. Aspirations after greater eminence in religion.II. In —. 2. Romans 16:5 also greet the church that is in their house. 1 Cor 16:19; Col 4:15; Phlm 2) might consist of only one or two dozen Christians each. KJV  Romans 16:10 Salute Apelles approved in Christ. Beloved (27) (agapetos from agapao = to love, agape = unconditional love borne by Spirit - Gal 5:22-note) means beloved, dear, very much loved. James tells us that God hath begotten us "that we should be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures" (Revelation 14:4). As an evidence of sincerity.2. He has never forgotten her and never will. https://bible.org/seriespage/lesson-106-snapshot-church-romans-161-16-21-23 NLT  Romans 16:5 Also give my greetings to the church that meets in their home.Greet my dear friend Epenetus. Scripture: Romans 16:17–20. NET  Romans 16:9 Greet Urbanus, our fellow worker in Christ, and my good friend Stachys. Labours to promote it among others. This will never be required. By a like allusion the apostle calls the first converts in a particular place the firstfruits of that place unto Christ. Romans 16:11 Greet Herodion, my kinsman. There is no subject on which young women in our towns and cities need to be more plainly warned than the choice of their companions of both sexes. (Jn 6:63), Later He said "I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing (HOW MUCH?)." Not by amiable feelings, graceful compliments, or even faithful service. He is honoured by the increase of His subjects. (2) This is the direction of the apostle. In each instance sunergos conveys the idea of an affectionate partnership and not merely that of an impersonal, official relationship. But, when the church begins to move out into the homes, and when the gospel is preached in the homes, this is what makes for a powerful and effective ministry?" To engage in hard work with the implication of difficulty and trouble. With the coming of the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth, it gets rather commonplace -- but the first one is wonderful. Greet those who belong to the family of Aristobulus. She was a helper in Christian work. To engage in hard work with the implication of difficulty and trouble. Greet my dear friend Epenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in the province of Asia. NLT  Romans 16:8 Greet Ampliatus, my dear friend in the Lord. NRS  Romans 16:6 Greet Mary, who has worked very hard among you. Chalmers in his fascinating book on New Guinea gives us the name of the first female convert in New Guinea. Her works, though hidden from man (although not completely because Paul was clearly aware of her toilsome efforts), are with God; and her name is recorded with honor in this book of life. By your forwardness you will contribute to this increase.4. (Greet my dear friend Epenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in the province of Asia. Wesley's Romans 16:5 Bible Commentary 16:5 Salute the church that is in their house - Aquila had been driven from Rome in the reign of Claudius, but was now returned, and performed the same part there which Caius did at Corinth, Romans 16:23 .Chapter Overview:Where any Christian had a large house, there they all assembled together though as yet the Christians at Rome had neither bishops nor deacons. He welcomes everyone with open arms, shows his appreciation for them, and offers the gift of friendship. As an imitation of Christ. There are many who are forward in little matters; zealous for or against opinions, forms, etc., but this is only forwardness in a party design. Lathrop, D.D. (Ill. Romans 16:5, speaks of the "church that is in their house". GWN  Romans 16:11 Greet Herodion, who is Jewish by birth like me. Greet those in the Lord who belong to the family of Narcissus. In the Lord - In the sphere, the "atmosphere", the power, the will of the Lord. 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