Romans

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"For therein is revealed a righteousness of God from faith for faith, just as it is written, But the righteous shall live by faith."
  1. Both Jew and Greek - {PDF Copy} - (The equality of Jew and Gentile before God is a key theme throughout Romans – both stand or fall on the same basis  Romans 1:15-16)
  2. The Righteousness of God - {PDF Copy} - (The “righteousness of God” refers to His faithfulness to His promises, which is demonstrated in the salvation He has provided in Jesus)
  3. Righteousness, Wrath, and Salvation - {PDF Copy} - (In Romans, Paul argues from plight to solution as he presents his gospel to the churches in Rome, a message for both Jews and Greeks)
  4. The Works of the Law - {PDF Copy} - (In Romans, discussions about justification by “works” has a specific category of works in view – “from the works of the law - Romans 2:7-10)
  5. The Faith of Jesus Christ - {PDF Copy} - (According to Paul, men are not set right before God “from the works of the law,” but instead, from the faith of Jesus Christ)
  6. Heir of the World - {PDF Copy} - (According to Romans, the land promised to Abraham encompassed the entire world, not just the land of Canaan)
  7. Coheirs and Brethren - {PDF Copy} - (The covenant with Abraham is fulfilled in Jesus, including the promised inheritance of land in the New Creation)
  8. The Message of the Gospel - {PDF Copy} - (The church is called to proclaim the Good News of the kingdom of God in every inhabited corner of the earth)
  9. Sin, Death, Gospel, Resurrection - {PDF Copy} - (Paul presents his gospel from humanity's plight due to sin to the resurrection of the dead and the New Creation)
  10. Future Glory - Resurrection - {PDF Copy} - (Paul links the resurrection of the saints to the coming New Creation)
  11. Food and Calendars - {PDF Copy} - (Paul argued for tolerance within the church on food regulations and observing holy days because the “shadows” have found their fulfillment in Jesus)
  12. Governing Authorities - {PDF Copy} - (Paul instructed believers not to resist the government, for its existence has been “arranged” by God – Romans 13:1-8)
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Photo by Sergey Pesterev on Unsplash