Book of Romans
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The context of chapter 10; analysis of the chapter; reasons for returning to justification by faith; Paul's love for the Jews; prayer and evangelism; election and the open offer.
A warning concerning false zeal; examples from Church history; defining zeal; the dangers of zeal without knowledge; tests of false and true zeal; a call for true zeal.
The meaning of 'knowledge'; its importance; the dangerous tendency to discount precise knowledge; niceness is not grace; the Jews' ignorance of the righteousness demanded by God.
Ignorance of the futility of trying to make oneself righteous and of God's way of salvation; four facts about God's salvation; the response it calls for.
The Christian's charter; the inescapable demands of the Law; Christ; the fulfilment of the Law; the necessity of believing in Christ.
Paul's purpose in writing chapter 10; its relevance today; God's clear demands; the error of the Jews; the requirement of the Law.
The preacher of the Law; the preacher of faith; Paul's purpose in quoting Moses; the availability of salvation; its certainty; the clear revelation; its simplicity; ways of refusing it; a call to believe.
The content of saving faith; Jesus is Jehovah; Sovereign Lord of the universe.
The priority of doctrine; the truth of the incarnation; the virgin birth; the lordship of Christ seen in the Gospels; the truth about Jesus; the physical resurrection; its importance.
The resurrection shows the meaning of Christ's death; an apparent contradiction resolved; the unity of Biblical doctrine; the resurrection shows that our justification has been achieved.