Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 24, 2018
Here he thanks God through Jesus Christ, the Mediator, because the faith of the Roman Christians was proclaimed throughout the whole world.
(2) Paul’s Purpose
8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.
Whenever possible, the apostle began his letters by expressing appreciation for whatever was commendable in his readers; a good example for