Romans 1-8 Summary

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Romans 1-8 was written by the Apostle Paul, between the years of 56-57 A.D. During the book of Romans chapters 1-8, there are several topics covered; to include The Natural World, Human Identity, Human Relationships, and Culture. Paul’s word inspired numerous of believers to understand the true fundamentals and foundations of the Christian faith by informing them salvation is obtained through faith in God. “Paul teaches about the sinful nature of all men in the eyes of God, justification by faith in Jesus Christ, freedom from sin, and victory in Christ” (Smith).

II. The Natural World
God created the natural world as we know it. The first sentence in the book of Genesis clearly states that God created the natural world and all the living creatures
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Humans were created in the image of God, and were created by God. Human identity can be identified as the understanding of God and his word, and the meaning of our true nature. However, the book of Romans articulates that humans have ignored the word of God and continuously live in sin, regardless of the outcome. Humans were living reckless lives and ignored the word of God. Humanity could only be saved by believing in Faith and God’s grace. The consistent disobedience of humans would only be forgiven if humans stopped sinning and began listening and living the word of God. “And whom he foreordained, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified” (Romans 8:30, ASV). When humanity started glorifying God and his creations, God revealed his love for humans and helped them understand their sins and ask for …show more content…
As Christians we must focus on saying on the positive and sincere words to others, and keeping the negative thoughts from coming out, as well as keeping them out of our heads. Saying negative and various insulting comments can damage different types of relationships, from friendships, to marriages, to a relationship with God. Regardless of what we think of others, it is not our job to judge other humans. Romans 2:3 (ASV) says that “And we know that the judgement of God is according to the truth against them that practice such things.” Romans 2: 5-6 (ASV) continues, “wrath in the say of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgement of Go; who will render to every man according to his works.” Speaking and believing in God and His word will only result in a positive relationship between you and God,

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