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I am the Pastor/Teacher of Rivers of Joy Baptist Church in Minford, Ohio since August 2008.  I am married to Charity since June 14, 1969.  I have four grown children.   Having served in the local church for over forty years as Pastor/Teacher, Asso., Youth Pastor, Minister of Education, Building Upkeep, Camp Director, Sunday School Teacher, etc. Also I have worked in the public place for as many years as I have preached. Charity and her sister are co owner of Union Mills Conf. (Bakery) in West Portsmouth Ohio

Romans 12:12 Christian Ethics

Romans 12:12  Christian Ethics  marks of the true Christian
Charles e Whisnant Pastor/Teacher


Rejoicing 5463 in hope; patient 5278 in tribulation;2347 continuing4323 instant in prayer; nasv (rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer (kjv)

1. 12 rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer NKJV
2. 12 in hope, rejoicing, in tribulation being patient; in prayer being constant Greek
3. 12 th elpidi caironteV th qliyei upomenonteV th proseuch proskarterounteV Hort and Westcott
4. 12 th elpidi caironteV th qliyei upomenonteV th proseuch proskarterounteV Stephens 1550 Textus Receptus
5. τῇ ἐλπίδι χαίροντες τῇ θλίψει ὑπομένοντες τῇ προσευχῇ προσκαρτεροῦντες
6. 12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. ESV
7.  12 rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing stedfastly in prayer; ASV 12 rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,(NASV)
8. 12 ejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. (RV)
9.  regards hope, rejoicing: as regards tribulation, enduring: as regards prayer, persevering: darby
11 rejoice in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing in prayer. 1599 geneva Bible GNV


Footnotes:    Romans 12:12 He reckoneth up divers other virtues together with their effects, to wit, hope, patience in tribulation, equanimity, continuance in prayer, liberality towards the saints, hospitality, moderation of mind, even in helping our enemies, a selfsame feeling with others as well in adversity as prosperity, modesty, endeavor to maintain honest concord so nigh as we may with all men, which cannot be extinguished by any man’s injuries.

12 Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer. (HCSB)
13 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. (NIV)
14 Be joyful because you have hope. Be patient when trouble comes, and pray at all times. NCV
15 Base your happiness on your hope in Christ. When trials come endure them patiently, steadfastly maintain the habit of prayer. (Phillips:)
16 rejoicing in the sphere of hope; patient in tribulation; with respect to prayer, persevering in it continually Wuest
17in the hope rejoicing; in the tribulation enduring; in the prayer persevering; Young’s Literal
18 full of joyful hope, patient under persecution, earnest and persistent in prayer.Weymouth New Testament


Rejoicing

  1. Romans 5:2 Romans 5:3 15:13 Psalms 16:9-11 ; 71:20-23 73:24-26 Proverbs 10:28 ; 14:32
  2. Lamentations 3:24-26 ; Habakkuk 3:17 Habakkuk 3:18 ; Matthew 5:12 ; Luke 10:20 ; 1 Corinthians 13:13 ; Philippians 3:1 ; 4:4
  3. Colossians 1:27 ; 1 Thessalonians 5:8 1 Thessalonians 5:16 ; 2 Thessalonians 2:16 2 Thessalonians 2:17 ; Titus 2:13 ; 3:7 Hebrews 3:6 ; 6:17-19  Peter 1:3-8 ; 4:13 1 John 3:1-3


PATIENT; PERSEVERING 4378     to remain; to tarry behind ; to remain i.e. abide, not recede or flee. to preserve: under misfortunes and trials to hold fast to one’s faith in Christ. to endure, bear bravely and calmly: ill treatments

  1. 2:7 Romans 5:3 Romans 5:4 8:25 15:4 Psalms 37:7 ; 40:1 Luke 8:15 ; 21:19 Colossians 1:11
    1 Thessalonians 1:3 ; 2 Thessalonians 1:4 ; 3:5 1 Timothy 6:11 ; 2 Timothy 3:10 ; Hebrews 6:12 Hebrews 6:15 ; 10:36 12:1
  2. James 1:3 James 1:4 ; James 5:7 James 5:10 James 5:11 1 Peter 2:19 1 Peter 2:20 ; 2 Peter 1:6 ; Revelation 13:10


CONTINUING

  1. Genesis 32:24-26 ; Job 27:8-10 ; Psalms 55:16 Psalms 55:17 ; 62:8 109:4 Jeremiah 29:12 Jeremiah 29:13
    Daniel 9:18 Daniel 9:19 ; Luke 11:5-13 ; Luke 18:1-8 Luke 18:9-43 Acts 1:14 ; 2:42 6:4 12:5
  2. 2 Corinthians 12:8 ; Ephesians 6:18 Ephesians 6:19 ; Philippians 4:6 Philippians 4:7 ; Colossians 4:2 Colossians 4:12 ; 1 Thessalonians 5:17 ; Hebrews 5:7
  3. James 5:15 James 5:16 ; 1
  4. Peter 4:7 ; 1 John 5:14 1 John 5:15


TRIBULATION:   to crush, press, compress, squeeze in turn.  a pressing, pressing together, pressure.    metaph. oppression, affliction, tribulation, distress, straits

  1. Matthew 13:21; Mark 4:17; Acts 7:10-11
    Devoted:  persist obstinately in  Acts 8:13; 10:7
  2.     To adhere to one, be his adherent, to be devoted or constant to one’
  3.     to be steadfastly attentive unto, to give unremitting care to a thing
        to continue all the time in a place
        to persevere and not to faint
        to show one’s self courageous for
        to be in constant readiness for one, wait on constantly