Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Romans 1:1 in English Standard Version "Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God," Ac 13:2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” 1Co 1:1 Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes, 1Co 9:1 Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are not you my workmanship in the Lord? 2Co 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God that is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia: Ga 1:10 For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. Heb 5:4 And no one takes this honor for himself, but only when called by God, just as Aaron was.