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Workbook On The

Book Of Romans

Excavations of the Forum in Rome

"To all who are in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ" (Romans 1:7)

? 2019 David Padfield

Scripture taken from the New King James Version. Copyright 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

ROMANS: THE GOSPEL OF GOD'S RIGHTEOUSNESS

I. Introduction Salutation Author Destination Greeting Occasion Theme

1:1?17 1:1?7 1:1?5 1:6?7a 1:7b 1:8?15 1:16?17

II. The Need of Divine Righteousness The Decline of the Gentile World The Doom of the Critic The Dilemma of the Jew The Universal Condemnation

1:18?3:20 1:18?32 2:1?16 2:17?3:8 3:9?20

III. The Manifestation of Divine Righteousness The Medium of Righteousness: Faith The Basis of Righteousness: Promise The Attainment of Righteousness The Aspects of Practical Righteousness The Results of Righteousness: Life in the Spirit

3:21?8:39 3:21?31 4:1?25 5:1?21 6:1?7:25 8:1?39

IV. The Relation of Righteousness to the Jew The Election of Israel The Salvation of Israel The Failure of Israel

9:1?11:36 9:1?33 10:1?21 11:1?36

V. The Application of Righteousness to Church Life Call to Consecration The Use of Gifts Personal Relationships Political Relationships Public Relationships Fraternal Relationships

12:1?15:13 12:1?2 12:3?8

12:9?21 13:1?7 13:8?14 14:1?15:13

VI. Conclusion Personal Plans Request for Prayer

15:14?33 15:14?29 15:30?33

VII. Postscript Greetings Benediction

16:1?27 16:1?24 16:25?27

(The above outline is by Merrill C. Tenney, New Testament Survey, p. 305)

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ROMANS: THE GOSPEL OF GOD'S RIGHTEOUSNESS

I. INTRODUCTION (1:1?17)

A. Salutation (1:1?7)

1. What was promised "before through His prophets" (1:2)?

2. How was Christ declared to be the Son of God (1:4)?

3. What had Paul received from Christ (1:5)?

4. How are we "called in Christ Jesus" (1:6)?

5. Define "saint" (1:7) [Gr. hagios, SR# 40].

B. Occasion (1:8?15)

1. Why did Paul thank God (1:8)?

2. What did Paul mention in his prayers (1:9?10)?

3. Why did Paul want to see the brethren in Rome (1:11)?

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4. How was Paul a debtor (1:14)? To whom?

C. Theme (1:16?17)

1. What is "God's power unto salvation" (1:16)? 2. What is "the righteousness of God" (1:17)? 3. Explain the phrase, "from faith to faith" (1:17).

II. THE NEED OF DIVINE RIGHTEOUSNESS (1:18?3:20)

A. The Decline of the Gentile World (1:18?32)

1. How do wicked men "suppress the truth in unrighteousness" (1:18)? 2. Define "Godhead" (1:20) [Gr. theiotes, SR# 2305]. 3. What four steps did the Gentiles take as they left God (1:21)? 4. Explain the phrase, "God also gave them up" (1:24).

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5. What sin is specified in Romans 1:26?27? 6. Of the sins mentioned in Romans 1:28?32, which ones are people most prone to

minimize? 7. Explain the phrase, "worthy of death" (1:32).

B. The Doom of the Critic (2:1?16)

1. Who were the "judges" in Romans 2:1? Why were they condemned? 2. On what basis will God judge us (2:2?6)? 3. What will God do with those who "do not obey the truth" (2:8)? 4. Who are those who "sinned without law" (2:12)? What law? 5. Who is "just in the sight of God" (2:13)? 6. How was the "work of the law written in their hearts" (2:15)?

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