Romans : The Natural World Essay

871 Words Mar 7th, 2016 4 Pages
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 that exist by saying “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1). Romans 1:20 (ASV) says, “For the invisible things of him since the creation of the world are clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made, even his everlasting power and divinity; that they may be without excuse.” This verse translates into since God is the creator of the World, due to invisible attributes, His eternal power and divinity should be worshipped through His visible creation. However, this was not the case in Romans 1:21. Once the people became aware of who God was, they did not honor or glorify Him; nor did they give thanks for the beautiful creation of the world.

III. Human Identity
Human identity can be…

Related Documents