www.pad˜eld.com1 Romans: The Gospel of God’s RiGhTeousness I. The book of Romans is the Apostle Paul's masterpiece, a carefully constructed summary of Christian theology. The Letter to the Roman Christians begins this way and indicates that Paul, the Apostle, was its writer. 0000000016 00000 n Romans 1:1 identifies the Apostle Paul as the author of the Letter to the Romans. %PDF-1.3 %���� ! 2!! 0000006437 00000 n Returning from Arabia he visited Jerusalem and Damascus, and then went to Cilicia, where he doubtless did evangelistic work until Barnabas sough… 0000023137 00000 n Martin Luther’s reading of Romans led him to start the Protestant Reformation. From this proposition, Paul unfolds the righteousness of God (justification) in the 0000019253 00000 n ! the book of Romans. William Newell says that Romans is the gospel. ! Paul begins by warning of the consequences of unbelief in chapter 1; warning that all men are guilty under the Law (Ch.3:23), and so needing redemption through faith in Christ. %%EOF 0000023076 00000 n 0000022956 00000 n He began preaching at Damascus, but on account of persecution went into Arabia. 0000003902 00000 n 1. 0000008817 00000 n 0000023489 00000 n 0000021924 00000 n In the book of Acts, Peter and John, together with others of the twelve, and Philip and Stephen, give witness to our Lord’s physical resurrection, and proclaim remission of sins to the Jews and proselytes. 0000023876 00000 n So do the Romans 1:17 For therein (In the Gospel) is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith. 0000004082 00000 n There are at least 61 direct quotations from 14 different books. 0000010201 00000 n 0000008573 00000 n 0000006896 00000 n ! This epistle is the greatest document on our salvation! Chapter Two: The guilt of the Jewish nation. A 12-WEEK STUDY. One could even argue that much of Western history changed course because of the contents in this book. Paul’s intentions were to 0000023818 00000 n https://www.insight.org/resources/bible/the-pauline-epistles W.E. 192). It is designed to be literally a study, and it is hoped that the “study” will not be all on the part of the writer, but that the readers of The 0000022774 00000 n He was of Hebrew descent, but a native of Tarsus in Cilicia, which was a colony of the Romans. Vine's Epistle to the Romans, published in 1957 by Zondervon was really helpful as was the Introductory Lectures, Volume 2-Paul's Epistles by William Kelly--Lectures delivered in 1869 and reprinted by Believer's Bookshelf in 1970; Synopsis A great need had arisen in Jerusalem due to many saints living in poverty (Acts 24:17, Romans 15:25-28, I Cor. 0000023258 00000 n 3!! Based on the material from Acts and the Corinthian epistles, the Book of Romans clearly indicates that it was written from Corinth on Paul’s third missionary journey. 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grace of God is powerfully revealed and described in the story of Jesus' death, burial and resurrection, and nowhere is the grace of God more eloquently explained than in the book of Romans. 0000008281 00000 n Studies in Romans October 17, 1895 Under this heading it is proposed to conduct, as nearly as can be done in writing, a class study of the Epistle to the Romans. ! John Calvin’s reading led him to propose his … 0000016282 00000 n ! Romans 5:9-10 18 E. The Law Cannot Sanctify Me, Romans 7:14-25 23 F. Opposite Obligations, Romans 8:12-13 26 G. ! Just because the book may be more challenging than other epistles is no excuse to ignore it altogether. Study Notes on Romans Page #10 “Gospel” The gospel is the message of the good news of salvation through Jesus. Paul quotes from the OT in this letter more than in all the other Pauline letters together. 0000004989 00000 n 0000003522 00000 n Authorship of Romans That Paul is the author of this letter is denied by almost no one. Romans Summary: Romans is a book of Doctrine, Christian living and Justification by Faith alone (Chaps.3, 4). Jared C. Wilson. 0000005892 00000 n 0000023432 00000 n 0000023769 00000 n 0000004808 00000 n Since Romans is a difficult book, remember that none of its teachings will ever contradict the simpler teachings found in other New Testament books. Romans 1:17 is the thesis statement (theme) of the book of Romans. Introduction - Romans is The Greatest Book in the New Testament! - … When we grasp God’s plan to save us, we will know the unending joy of God’s “free gift” (6:23). 0000007716 00000 n 0000006074 00000 n My prayer is that the teaching of this letter will open our minds and hearts to a higher view of God so that we may begin to understand “the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God”! This one Book in your Bible condenses down into 16 chapters the greatest themes 0000022895 00000 n ! And, according to Everett Harrison, in the NIV Bible Commentary, Volume 2, “From the post-apostolic church to the present, with almost no exception, this letter has been credited to Paul.” Book Of Romans Explained Pdf. 0000022612 00000 n Even the ancient heretics admitted Romans was written by Paul. See Romans 11:33. Outline of the Book of Romans Introduction: During the year 57 BC the apostle Paul was in the city of Corinth. 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