Article 45_ Romans at a Glance.pdf

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3. When and where? Romans: 57 A.D., from Corinth. 4. Why and to whom? Romans: to overview the glorious subject of salvation. Written to the church at Rome. KEY EVENTS 1. God’s general indictment of humanity 2. God’s specific in dictment of both Gentiles and Jews 3. The final verdict declares the entire world guilty before God; a definition of divine justification 4. Justification by faith illustrated by Abraham and David 5. The results of justification; justification compared and contrasted with condemnation as seen through the lives of Adam and Christ 6. The three commands leading to sanctification, (1) know, (2) reckon, and (3) yield 7. The relationship of the law of God to the unsaved and to the saved 8. The believer’s new position and future destiny in Christ 9. Israel’s past selection by God 10. Israel’s present rejection by God
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42 11. Israel’s future restoration by God 12. The believer’s responsibilities regarding (1) his own body (2) his gifts, (3) his fellow believers, and (4) his unsaved acquaintances 13. The believer’s responsibilities regarding (1) the government, (2) society, and (3) the future return of Christ 14. The believer’s responsibilities regarding weaker members of Christ’s body 15. The believer is to please others, not himself; Paul writes of his future travel plans 16. Paul’s closing greetings to his friends in Rome; his advice concerning troublemakers in the church at Rome KEY INDIVIDUALS 1. Paul, author of Romans and at least 12 other New Testament books, church planter, evangelist, missionary, and perhaps the greatest of all the apostles 2. Abraham, referred to by Paul showing that justification in the Old Testament was accomplished apart from circumcision 3. David, referred to by Paul showing that justification in the Old Testament was accomplished apart from the Law of Moses 4. Adam, referred to by Paul in contrasting his sin with that of Christ’s righteousness 5. Isaac, Jacob, Moses and an Egyptian Pharaoh, referred to by Paul to illustrate God’s sovereignty 6. Phoebe, godly woman who was entrusted to carry the epistle of Romans to the church in Rome KEY PLACES 1. Rome: political capital of the ancient world and of the mighty Roman Empire. Paul wrote the epistle of Romans to the church in that city during his third missionary trip from the city of Corinth 2. Spain: a nation Paul was planning to visit UNIQUE FEATURES 1. This marvelous manuscript is in reality the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights of the Christian faith.
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