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Unformatted text preview: in the final week), and the puzzling verse: Rom 11:26. Slide 4: Romans 1:16-17 are the theme verses for Romans. Note that Paul emphasizes that he is not ashamed of the Gospel. The Gospel—in worldly terms—was about an executed criminal who died a shameful death. But Paul proclaims that he is not ashamed. He recognizes the power of the Gospel which lies within. The power of God lies in the resurrection of Christ. Note also the phrase about the Jews first but now also the Greek. Slide 6: Following the theme verses one can observe the theme of Romans: The universal Gospel—both for Jews and Greek. Slide 7: The outline for Romans is just a tool. That way when studying Romans the flow of the letter can be followed. You are to know the outline by memory and know it well! Slide 8: Read the document entitled “Martin Luther, Romans, and the Reformation.”...
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- Summer '09
- Ancient Rome