Romans 15:14-21New Living Translation (NLT)
Paul’s Reason for Writing
14 I am fully convinced, my dear brothers and sisters, that you are full of goodness. You know these things so well you can teach each other all about them. 15 Even so, I have been bold enough to write about some of these points, knowing that all you need is this reminder. For by God’s grace, 16 I am a special messenger from Christ Jesus to you Gentiles. I bring you the Good News so that I might present you as an acceptable offering to God, made holy by the Holy Spirit.17 So I have reason to be enthusiastic about all Christ Jesus has done through me in my service to God. 18 Yet I dare not boast about anything except what Christ has done through me, bringing the Gentiles to God by my message and by the way I worked among them. 19 They were convinced by the power of miraculous signs and wonders and by the power of God’s Spirit. In this way, I have fully presented the Good News of Christ from Jerusalem all the way to Illyricum.
20 My ambition has always been to preach the Good News where the name of Christ has never been heard, rather than where a church has already been started by someone else. 21 I have been following the plan spoken of in the Scriptures, where it says,
“Those who have never been told about him will see,
and those who have never heard of him will understand.”
Dear Father, May I be filled with goodness. Guide me in helping others. Thank you for your grace and mercy each and every day. Thank you for the Good News and for the infilling of the Holy Spirit. Thank you for adopting me into your family. Thank you for your miraculous signs and wonders by your power, Lord. Thank you for being patient until everyone has heard the Good News and understands who you are. I pray for my family members who are still seeking, Lord. Give them your presence, provision, and protection as they seek for faith in you. In Jesus’ Name I Pray, Amen.