Saturday, September 20, 2014

Romans Outline

We are studying the book of Romans in Sunday School.  I will be blogging some points about the book here.  Check back occasionally as the posts will probably not be regular,but rather when I have time.   Blessings!  --El

Romans Outline

Outline

  • Introduction (1:1-15)
  • Theme: Righteousness from God (1:16-17)
  • The Unrighteousness of All People (1:18;3:20)
  • Righteousness Imputed: Justification (3:21;5:21)
    • Through Christ (3:21-26)
    • Received by Faith (3:27;4:25)
      • The principle established (3:27-31)
      • The principle illustrated (ch. 4)
    • The Fruits of Righteousness (5:1-11)
    • Summary: Humanity's Unrighteousness Contrasted with God's Gift of Righteousness (5:12-21)
  • Righteousness Imparted: Sanctification (chs. 6-8)
    • Freedom from Sin's Tyranny (ch. 6)
    • Freedom from the Law's Condemnation (ch. 7)
    • Life in the Power of the Holy Spirit (ch. 8)
  • God's Righteousness Vindicated: The Justice of His Way with Israel (chs. 9-11)
    • The Justice of God's Rejection of Israel (9:1-29)
    • The Cause of That Rejection (9:30;10:21)
    • The Rejection Is Neither Complete nor Final (ch. 11)
      • There is even now a remnant (11:1-10)
      • The rejection is only temporary (11:11-24)
      • God's ultimate purpose is mercy (11:25-36)
  • Righteousness Practiced (12:1;15:13)
  • Conclusion (15:14-33)
  • Commendation, Greetings and Doxology (ch. 16)