Israel and Salvation – Romans 11

Read the Passage: Romans 11 God’s Remnant (11:1–10) In Romans 9, Paul expressed his personal desire to see ethnic Israel saved, he showed that the present apostasy of Israel was […]

Israel and the Gospel – Romans 10

Read the Passage: Romans 10 Zeal and Knowledge (10:1–4) In Romans 9, Paul demonstrated that God’s promises of salvation to Israel were never solely genetic, even in their original context. […]

Election and Redemption – Romans 9

Read the Passage: Romans 9 Identity of Israel (9:1–13) Paul begins this section about the restoration of Israel by expressing his personal concern for his own nation, even expressing a […]

Work of the Spirit – Romans 8

Read the Passage: Romans 8 Flesh and Spirit (8:1–11) Recall in Romans 7 Paul had taught that believers are “dead to the law through the body of Christ” (Rom. 7:4). […]

Power of the Law – Romans 7

Read the Passage: Romans 7 General Illustration (7:1–6) In Romans 6, Paul began his explanation about sanctification by addressing those who might object to his teaching on justification by faith […]

Sin and Righteousness – Romans 6

Read the Passage: Romans 6 Dead to Sin (6:1–14) Having explained the doctrine of justification in Rom. 3:21–5:21, beginning in Rom. 6:1 Paul unfolds the doctrine of sanctification as he […]

Faith and Salvation – Romans 4:13–5:21

Read the Passage: Romans 4:13–5:21 Abraham’s Faith (4:13–25) In Rom. 4:1–12 Paul had appealed to two important Old Testament figures—namely, Abraham and David—to show that salvation has always been by […]

Condemnation of Mankind – Romans 2:12–29

Read the Passage: Romans 2:12-29 Condemned by Conscience (2:12–16) In Rom. 2:12–16 Paul is primarily addressing the spiritual state of Gentiles—that is, those who are “without [the written] law” (Rom. […]

Righteous Judgment – Romans 1:18–2:11

Read the Passage: Romans 1:18–2:11 Wrath of God (1:18–23) After declaring in Rom. 1:17 that “the righteousness of God is revealed from faith,” in Rom. 1:18 Paul notes that “the […]