Book of Romans
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The correct approach to a controversial chapter; the purpose of the chapter; a bird's-eye view; the relevance of the teaching; three mistakes made by Christians.
Law in general; the indirect approach; marriage as a picture of the unbeliever's relationship to the Law; four reasons for choosing this illustration; the nature of our death to the Law.
A general definition of the Christian life; a radical change; the tests of life; the centrality of Christ; the body of Christ; crucified and raised.
Union with Christ in His death to the Law; the old husband and the new; loyalty to the new husband; an indissoluble relationship
The privileges of our marriage; our possessions in Christ; His love and care; fruit; the purpose of the union.
The necessity of the change; life in the flesh; passions and lusts; the positive power of sin; the futility of morality
The completeness of the change for all Christians; our discharge from the Law's control; the aim of our deliverance; the new slavery; letter and spirit.
Seven particular differences between the old life and the new; the external and the internal; understanding; letter and spirit; motive; liberty; power; progression to glory.
The vindication of the Law; the preliminary 'law-work'; lusts and sin; the tenth commandment; and Paul's knowledge of sin.
Sin as a power; the Law used as a fulcrum; the slave master; the aggravation of lawlessness; practical conclusions.