I write to all of you in Rome whom God loves and has called to be his own people. Romans 1:7
The letter written by Paul to the Romans was the master-piece of St. Paul’s letters to all the churches in the New Testament. The theme of this letter : “The Gospel reveals how God puts people right with himself : It is through faith from beginning to end. As scripture says, the person who is put right with God through faith shall live. Romans 1:7
Paul himself was a Roman citizen. He was a servant of Christ Jesus and an apostle chosen and called by God to preach the Good News after his conversion. Paul wrote this letter to the Romans because of the new life, a new relation in union with God which he was set free from the power of sin and death, was now enjoying peace from God and with others.
The letter to the Romans consists of sixteen chapters as the first letter to the Corinthians. These two letters were the two longest letters in all the letters of St. Paul to all the churches that he had established. In the eighth chapter of the Romans, Paul emphasized life in the Spirit because human nature was weak, God could renew us to live a changed life in the Spirit. So that by his grace, we would grow in the likeness of his son, Jesus day by day.
We know that in all things God works for good with those who love him, those whom he has called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 was the highlight of Paul’s emphasis in this letter. Therefore, let us never lose heart to run the race.
Do not and never look back for the glory and reward is ahead.