Book of Romans
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A new section in the Epistle; the application of the doctrine; why this is important; analysis of the closing chapters of the Epistle.
The opening verses; Paul's manner of speech; motivations for Christian living; the main features of Biblical sanctification.
The appeal to mind and heart; sanctification a new kind of service; presenting our bodies; what is involved.
Five reasons for offering our bodies to God; body and soul; sacrifices which are living; holy and acceptable.
Reasonable service - what is it? The spiritual over against the external; the legalistic and the ascetic; using our bodies to the glory of God.
The soul and the world; worldliness in the Church; evidences in theology; evangelism and morality.
Avoiding obscurantism and traditionalism; rigidity and laxity both wrong; not conforming to this world; fashion; moderation.
Conformed' and 'transformed'; realising and being what we are; the renewing of the mind.
The renewing of the mind in practice; understanding and applying the truth; a new humanity; remembering what we are; pilgrims on the way to eternity.
The goal of Christian conduct; conforming to the will of God; knowing and approving His will; what is meant by 'good; acceptable and perfect'.