CONTENTS:

  • STUDY 1: INTRODUCTIONS [1: 1-15]
  • STUDY 2: SUMMARY OF THE GOSPEL [1: 16-17]
  • STUDY 3: WHY A 'RIGHTEOUSNESS FROM GOD' IS NECESSARY PART 1 [1: 18-32]
  • STUDY 4: WHY A 'RIGHTEOUSNESS FROM GOD' IS NECESSARY PART 2 [2: 1-3: 8]
  • STUDY 5: WHY A 'RIGHTEOUSNESS FROM GOD' IS NECESSARY PART 3 [3: 19-20]
  • STUDY 6: JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH: THE GIFT/GRACE NATURE OF GOSPEL RIGHTEOUSNESS [3: 21-31]
  • STUDY 7: JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH: THE WORK OF JESUS CHRIST ON THE CROSS [3: 21-31]
  • STUDY 8: JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH: HOW IT IMPACTS OUR VIEW OF OURSELVES [3: 21-31]
  • STUDY 9: JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH: WHAT ABOUT ABRAHAM [4: 1-25]
  • STUDY 10: JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH: ITS RADICAL AND LIBERATING IMPLICATIONS [5: 1-11]
  • STUDY 11: WHERE DO WE STAND IN THE ARENA OF CONDEMNATION IN ADAM OR IN THE ARENA OF JUSTIFICATION IN CHRIST [5: 12-21]
  • STUDY 12: QUESTIONS PAUL CONFRONTS PROVOKE A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF THE GOSPEL [6: 1-14; 6: 15-23; 7: 1-6; 7: 7-12; 7: 13-25]
  • STUDY 13: FURTHER TEACHING ON WHAT IT MEANS TO RELATE TO GOD 'KATA PNEUMA' IN CONTRAST TO RELATING TO HIM 'KATA SARKA' OR WITH THE 'KATA SARKA' MINDSET [8: 1-39]
  • STUDY 14: THE CHRISTIAN SURVIVAL MINDSET IN THE PRESENCE OF SIN AND SUFFERING [8: 17-39]
  • STUDY 15: PAUL RETURNS TO HIS QUESTION ABOUT THE JEWS [9: 1-11: 36]
  • STUDY 16: APPLYING THE GOSPEL MINDSET TO OUR DAILY CHOICES [12: 1-15: 13]
  • APPENDIX: THE ACCORDING TO THE FLESH/ACCORDING TO THE SPIRIT CONTRAST

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

The following books were consulted during the preparation of these studies. 

  • Berkouwer, GC Studies in Dogmatics: Divine Election, Eerdmans, 1960.
  • Bruce, FF Romans, An Introductory Commentary, Tyndale Press, 1967.
  • Calvin, John Institutes of the Christian Religion,
  • Dunn, James DG Word Biblical Commentary, 38A, Romans 1-8, Word Books, 1988.
  • Lloyd-Jones, Martin Romans, (various volumes), Banner of Truth, 1970-1974.
  • Morris, Leon The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross, Tyndale Press, 1965.
  • The Cross in the New Testament, Paternoster Press, 1967.
  • Vines, WE Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words, Oliphants, 1966.
  • Wuest, Kenneth S Wuest?s Word Studies, Romans in the Greek New Testament, Eerdmans, 1955.