Romans

The Epistle of Paul, the Apostle, to the Romans

In the letter to the Romans, Paul clearly sets forth the foundations of Christian faith. All people are sinful; Christ died to forgive sin; we are made right with God through faith; this begins a new life with a new relationship with God. Like a sports team that constantly reviews the basics, we will be greatly helped in our faith by keeping close to these foundations. If we study Romans carefully, we will never be at a loss to know what we believe.

Paul gives clear, practical guidelines for the believers in Rome. The Christian life is not abstract theology unconnected with life, but it has practical implications that will affect how we choose to behave each day. It is not enough merely to know the gospel; we must let it transform our lives and let God impact every aspect of our lives.

Writer:

Paul

Date Written:

About A.D. 57, from Corinth, as Paul was preparing for his visit to Jerusalem.

To Whom Written:

To the Christians in Rome and believers everywhere.

Purpose:

To introduce Paul to the Romans and to give an example of his message before he arrives in Rome.

Complete Outline:

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