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Sermons on Romans

5. Without Excuse

Good News for All People 5. Without Excuse Romans 1:18-32 Introduction Verses 16-17 transition us from the introduction to the body of the letter. Paul explained his eagerness to preach the gospel in terms of the gospel revealing God’s righteousness and God’s power unto salvation. He reiterated two themes that run throughout the letter. He…

4. Unashamed

Good News for All People 4. Unashamed Romans 1:16-17 Introduction Verses 8-15 are the thanksgiving section of the letter introduction. Paul was truly thankful for the Christians in Rome, both Jews and Gentiles. He had long wanted to visit them and preach in Rome, but as the slave of Jesus Christ he didn’t simply make…

2. Grace Received

The Letter to the Romans Good News for All People 2. Grace Received Romans 1:1-7 Introduction Verses 1-7 are the salutation for the letter in a standard epistolary form. The salutation identifies the author and the recipients, with a greeting of blessing. Paul introduces the unifying theme of the letter here, which is the gospel.…