Rightly Dividing: Romans 11

Remember to approach Romans 11 in the context and flow of chapters 9 through 11. These chapters concern the objects of gospel – the question is: who gets to enjoy these gospel benefits? Here is an outline of the whole book in terms of Paul’s unfolding of the gospel: 1-3: Universal gospel 4-8: Spiritual effectsContinue reading “Rightly Dividing: Romans 11”

Rightly Dividing: Romans 9

First, review the preceding chapters: Rom 1: Degrading effects of sin on all mankind Rom 2: hypocrisy and sin amongst the Jews Rom 3: The deadening effect of sin on all mankind; the gospel of God’s righteousness Rom 4: Justification by faith proven in example of Abraham Rom 5: Consequences of justification by faith; AdamContinue reading “Rightly Dividing: Romans 9”

Rightly Dividing: Romans 8

First, let’s review the chapters we’ve read thus far. Listen for the flow of life-changing ideas. Watch as Paul’s systematic topics lead us into Romans 8: Rom 1: Degrading effects of sin on all mankind Rom 2: hypocrisy and sin amongst the Jews Rom 3: The deadening effect of sin on all mankind; the gospelContinue reading “Rightly Dividing: Romans 8”