The beginning of chapter 2, words originally written as part of a single flowing text, make it clear that all people are accountable to God, and that all people are guilty of sin (Romans 2:1–5). God Does Not Have Favorites. Romans 11:1-10. Romans 1:19-20 says" For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. This is a summary of the first chapter of Romans, the most important verse, and what I think God is wanting us to do in response to it. Self righteous judging. Romans 1:21-23 “For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. He gives us assurance with God to convince us that nothing will ever separate us from His love. 2. The doers of the law will be justified. The book of Romans is a Pauline Epistle (letter from Paul). This is a passage of hope because we know our future is bright in Christ. Thank you for such encouragment and it looks like you are very blessed with such good pastors and a rock-solid Baptist church. I wish more pastors would use this approach! If you like what you're reading, you can get free daily updates through the RSS feed here. Chapter 9 is a sobering call that faith in Christ alone saves us. Acts 20:3 records that Paul stayed in Greece, probably Corinth, for three months. But no one is justified by the law. Romans 16 is Paul's final farewell and instruction to the believers in Rome. The reason for writing the book of Romans was to share the gospel and teach that our righteousness comes by faith in Jesus Christ apart from what we can do to earn it. The Holy Spirit within us continually testifies to us that we are children of God. << Romans 1 | Romans 2 | Romans 3 >> (Read all of Romans 2 ) Two things are presented here with respect to God; His judgment against evil-the evil-doer shall not escape (the real difference of right and wrong would be maintained by judgment); and His mercy, patience, and long-suffering with regard to the evil-doer-His goodness inviting him to repentance. Paul's also hoping that the Romans might pray for him so that he doesn't get taken down by the non-believers in Judea (like Jesus before him) and that he does a good job for all the Christians there. The whole world was blessed through him because he chose to believe God rather than his circumstances and, because of this, his faith was credited to him as righteousness. 1 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God — 2 the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures 3 regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life [] was a descendant of David, 4 and who through the Spirit of holiness was appointed the Son of God in power [] by his resurrection from the dead: Jesus Christ our Lord. Romans 1:14-15 “I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish. He did this because news of their faith had spread into “all the world” meaning that they had very likely suffered severe persecution from being martyred, or having all of their earthly possessions taken from them and yet they still persevered in the faith. But the passage is not without its interpretive difficulties. PRESENT YOUR BODIES A LIVING SACRIFICE. Used by permission. Paul's letter starts with some basic introductions. For the men, in the very same manner, they “gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another” (other men) and began immoral sexual relations with “men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.”  This penalty is going to be incurred at the Great White Throne Judgment (Rev 20:12-15) because all who live in sexual immorality will have their part in the lake of fire (Rev 21:8). We are not to condemn or look down on those who are weaker in faith, but be fully convinced of what is acceptable in our own minds, as everything that does not come from faith is sin. Read this chapter in full. Romans 2:14-16 The Gentiles are not left without a … Copyright © 2020 Juli Camarin, Read them in the archive below. Today, the evolutionists claim “to be wise” yet they are fools because they “exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images” (icons, idols like science and knowledge) of man and bird and beast and even “creeping things.”  No wonder God says the “fool says in their heart, there is no God” (Psalm 14:1) but the original manuscripts read, “The fool says in his heart, ” no God.” The “there is” in there is no God is not in the original manuscripts so the fool says to God, “No God!”, Romans 1:24-25 “Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 12:1-2. This foolishness darkened their hearts and minds. Romans 13 is a charge to clothe ourselves with Christ Jesus and live as His children in this present world. Take a look at some more Bible study for Romans: Romans Commentary, Summary and Key Verses. I really enjoy this type of blog post. Share your favorite passage from Romans or an insight you’ve had from studying this letter in the comments below! ROMANS CHAPTER 2 Introduction. BIBLE SUMMARY MAIN PAGE. He reminds them that Satan will soon be crushed under their feet and that His gospel is able to hold them until the day of Jesus. For his invisible attributes, namely his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation for the world, in the things that have been made". A preacher could admit that he or she cannot improve upon what is in our Holy scripture. Summary of Romans Chapter 1: Man lacks and needs the righteousness of God (verse 17). "THE EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS" Chapter One OBJECTIVES IN STUDYING THIS CHAPTER 1) To be impressed with the all-sufficiency of the gospel 2) To see how God's wrath may be directed toward our society today SUMMARY As is the custom in most of his … Synthetic Reading and Application Summary Text: Romans 1-4 Atmosphere: Paul was writing to the called of Jesus Christ, the beloved of God in Rome, called as saints (v.7) Paul writes formal and lengthy intro where he introduces himself, (vs.1), he introduces his master (servant of Jesus), his office and position (an apostle), and his purpose… Romans 2. 1 comment Rom3: The Jews were given the oracles of God. In the beginning of chapter 12 he writes, “Present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice”, and “Do not be conformed to this world” (vss. Living Sacrifice – Romans 12:1 Paul, an Israelite, is proof of that. God bless you and your “Rock-Solid” Rocky Mountain Baptist church. Romans 1:2 "(Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,)" Paul’s Jewish antagonists accused him of preaching a revolutionary new message unrelated to Judaism. Summary: Summary plus questions on ending of Romans 8 Chapter 1- Paul’s declaration of faith and desire to come to Rome, followed by his explanation of the world’s rebellion against God, who clearly exists from looking at creation Thank you Mr Wellman for this WONDERFUL expository teaching on the first chapter of Romans. Paul reminds us that we are competent ministers of the gospel taking in and internalizing the amazing grace that was covered in the previous chapters. Paul on Malta. He was “called to be an apostle” proving it wasn’t his idea but God’s. The truth will set you free or it will make you really mad. Thank you and may God bless you. Christ is the end of the law so we can be justified and made righteous by faith in Jesus alone. The promise comes through faith in Christ not by works of the Law. He uses the example of the Israelites, who pursued righteousness by the law without obtaining it, and Gentiles, who pursued it by faith and obtained righteousness through Jesus Christ. Romans 6 eloquently teaches that when we are born again, sin’s power is broken in our lives. Why so? Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the Bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website Paul explained that God does not show favorites and He loves all people equally. We thank Almighty God that our pastor at Rocky Mountain Baptist Church in Pueblo, CO preaches this message very boldly. Paul here. Man deserves and has earned the wrath of God (verse 18). Another penalty is shortened lifespans as they suffer from more sexual diseases (i.e. Later in chapter 2 and in chapter 3 he will show that the RELIGIOUS man (the Jew) is lost and without excuse. Many are afraid to “cry aloud and spare not” because they don’t want to offend but the Word of God is supposed to cut in order to heal because it comforts the afflicted but it also afflicts the comfortable. Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are who judge, for in whatever you judge another you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things. Romans 2 is written to admonish the Jews that living by the law and circumcision does not make them righteous in God’s eyes. Romans 10 teaches the word of faith. Romans 11:1-2 “I ask, then, has God rejected his people? This comes as quite a shock, but Paul stresses that living by rules and regulations only brings about judgment and condemnation. I think expository, verse by verse is always best as it captures the context, don’t you think? The Messiah predicted. For there is no partiality with God: The word translated partiality comes from two ancient Greek words put together – to receive and face. 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