Romans 4: 1-25 Analysis

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The general impressions of this letter written to the church of Romans by Paul gives me the idea he is addressing several core issues that he had come across in the startup churches. Some of these core issues may be specific to the church in Rome however other issues may have been general issues that a lot of new community churches through the entire region were experiencing. The issues included the Jews desire to determine if Gentiles were eligible to receive salvation and if the Gentiles were supposed to abide by Jewish law once they had accepted Jesus. Paul defined how grace abounds where it is needed most, however, he further clarified that does not mean when someone understands grace they have been given permission to sin more and live …show more content…
Righteousness results in faith in God. The promise of salvation is only received through our faith not through our actions as a result of our faith.
Romans 5:1-11, God’s grace made us righteous through Christ’s salvation therefore the peace that is received as a result of our knowledge of salvation gives us hope to endure our lives while going through the trials and tribulations in this fallen world.
Romans 5:12-21, the grace of salvation came through the obedience of Jesus.
Romans 6-7:6, Grace multiples where it is needed most but this does not mean sin is acceptable because of the multitude of grace bestowed. Freedom from sin through grace creates the desire to live in obedience to God.
Romans 7:7-7:25, “I used to be alive without the Law, but when the commandment came, sin sprang to life, and I died” (CEB). The laws that were intended to secure eternal life encouraged sinful desire in the fallen world creating an opportunity for sin to kill. The laws by themselves are Holy and righteous. But within the fallen world people are drawn to sin and can only be delivered from sin through the salvation of Christ.
Roman 8: 1-17, God’s grace and salvation have set us

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