Biblical Book Of Romans Accurate Display Of The Gospel Through The Use Of The Roman Road

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There are many different views on whether the biblical book of Romans accurately displays an accurate display of the gospel through the use of the “Roman Road” dialog. The Roman Road utilizes specific scriptures throughout the book and lays the foundation for the non-believer to get a glimpse of our sin and God’s grace and forgiveness. The method starts by declaring humans are sinful people, Romans 3:10 “as it is written: “None is righteous, no, not one;” Romans 3:23 “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,” and follows with the consequenses of their uncorrected state through Romans 6:23, “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Continuing down the road it is shown our sinful and eventual death can be averted by one person, only Jesus Christ himself. “but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 shows God has given an exit for humankind and relieve him of a hopeless future. As one comes to the end of the road, Christ is shown to allow acceptance of his gift by belief or faith. Romans 10:9 states “because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” Through Christ death, the payment for sin, the penalty is diverted by mere acceptance; there is no other payment that can be acknowledged by a perfect God.

Advantages of the Roman Road method is the simplicity and…

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