Romans 1:1 – A Road Map to the Promised Land

Romans 1:1 – A Road Map to the Promised Land

 ROMANS: A ROAD MAP TO THE PROMISED LAND OUTLINE

I. THE CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY (Preparation for entry into the Promised Land)
(CHAPTERS 1‐11)
A. THE CONDEMNATION OF ALL OF MANKIND (CHAPTERS 1‐3)
1. THE CONDEMNATION OF THE HEATHEN (CHAPTER 1)
2. THE CONDEMNATION OF THE SELF‐RIGHTEOUS AND THE JEW
(CHAPTER 2)
3. GUILTY SENTENCE PRONOUNCED ON ALL OF MANKIND (CHAPTER 3:1‐20)
B. JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH IN THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF CHRIST APART FROM
THE LAW (CHAPTERS 3:21‐4)
1. JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH EXPLAINED (CHAPTER 3:21‐31)
2. ABRAHAM AND DAVID AS ILLUSTRATIONS OF JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH
(CHAPTER 4)
C. THE BENEFITS OF JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH (CHAPTERS 5‐8) (What to expect
when you get to the Promised Land)
1. PEACE OF GOD (5:1)
2. JOY OF GOD (5:2)
3. GODLY CHARACTER (5:3)
4. HOPE OF GOD (5:4)
5. THE LOVE OF GOD (5:5)
6. LIFE IN CHRIST (5:6‐21)
7. VICTORY OVER SIN (SANCTIFICATION) (CHAPTERS 6‐7)
8. THE SECURITY WE HAVE IN JESUS CHRIST‐(Moving out into the Promised
Land) (CHAPTER 8)
D. THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE OLD ISRAEL TO THE NEW ISRAEL (9‐11)
II. PRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY (Living in the Promised Land)
A. LIVING FOR CHRIST (CHAPTER 12)
B. OUR RELATIONSHIP TO SECULAR GOVERNMENT (CHAPTER 13)
C. USING AND NOT ABUSING THE LIBERTY WE HAVE IN CHRIST
(CHAPTER 14)
D. LIVING FOR ONE ANOTHER