ROMANS 3

5 Outlines

 

Romans 3:9-24

THE LAW!

 

(We are referring to the Old Testament Law.)

 

THE PRONOUNCEMENT BY THE LAW - Vss. 9-19 - We are sinners.

THE PURPOSE OF THE LAW - Vs. 20 - To give the knowledge of sin.

THE PROVISION ABOVE THE LAW - Vss. 21-24 - Righteousness in Christ.

 

 

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Romans 3:10-18

NOBODY!

 

NOBODY IS RIGHTEOUS – Vs. 10

NOBODY UNDERSTANDS – Vs. 11

NOBODY SEEKS GOD – Vs. 11

NOBODY DOES GOOD – Vs. 12

NOBODY SPEAKS FOR GOD – Vss. 13-14

NOBODY WALKS WITH GOD – Vs. 15

NOBODY HAS PEACE – Vss. 16-17

NOBODY FEARS GOD – Vs. 18

 

 

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Romans 3:21-27

OBTAINING GOD'S RIGHTEOUSNESS

 

Only those who have God's righteousness will enter into Heaven.

 

THE TRAGEDY OF SIN - Vs. 23 

Nobody is righteous before God. We have all failed Him! We all deserve punishment.  Romans 3:10-20

 

THE TRUTH OF JUSTIFICATION - Vs. 24

We are justified ("declared righteous") by God's grace through the finished work of Christ on the cross. Romans 5:6-9

 

THE TRANSACTION BY FAITH - Vss. 21-22, 25

We obtain God's righteousness when we place our faith in Christ as our Savior. Romans 5:1

 

THE TRIUMPH OF GOD - Vss. 26-28

He is the justifier of those who believe in Christ.

We have no boasting in our own righteousness. It is excluded by the law of faith.

 

 

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Romans 3:19-26

GOD’S PLAN OF SALVATION

 

THE REJECTION OF SINNERS – Vss.19-20, 23

THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD – Vss. 21-22

THE REDEMPTION (RECEPTION) OF SAINTS – Vss. 24-26

  

 

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Romans 3:27-31

UNDER GRACE

 

EXCLUSION - Vs. 27

Under grace boasting is excluded.

 

CONCLUSION - Vss. 28, 31

Under grace a man is justified by faith and not by the deeds of the law.

 

INCLUSION - Vss. 29-30

Under grace Jews and Gentiles are included based on faith.

 

 

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