A One-Page Outline of the Book of Romans

STUDYGUIDE-2-131107 - length: 10 - taught on Nov, 7 2013

Class Outline:

  1. Salutation & Introduction of the Theme (Romans 1:1-17)
  2. The doctrinal presentation of the gospel of righteousness by grace through faith and not by the works of the law (Romans 1:18-8:39)
    1. The need for the gospel - the universal reign of sin
      1. On the part of the Gentiles (Romans 1:18-32)
      2. On the part of the Jews (Romans 2:1-3:8)
      3. The guilt of all humanity (Romans 3:9-20)
    2. The presentation of the Good News (Romans 3:21-8:39)
      1. The historical fact of Christ’s victory for the righteousness of God  (Romans 3:21-36)
      2. Justification by faith alone (Romans 3:27-31)
      3. Its agreement with the Old Testament Scriptures (Romans 3:31-4:25)
      4. Eternal security of the salvation of the believer (Romans 5:1-21)
      5. Freedom from the bondage of sin: the believer died with Christ to sin (Romans 6:1-23)
      6.  Freedom from the bondage to the Law (Romans 7:1-25)
      7. Assurance of eternal life to glory in the power of the Holy Spirit (Romans 8:1-39)
  3. What about Israel? God’s gracious salvation plan for Israel  (Romans 9:1 - 11:36)
  4. How then shall we live in light of this Good News? The Christian conduct that flows from the life of the Spirit in Christ Jesus (Romans 12:1 - 15:13)
  5. Closing (Romans 15:14-16:27)