Literary Analysis And Exegesis From Paul The Apostle Of The Gospel Of God

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Justin Rhoden
Literary Analysis and Exegesis
Mr. Gibson

Annotated Outline: Romans

I Opening remarks (1:1-17)
Greetings from Paul the Apostle of the Gospel of God (1:1-7) Paul identifies himself as the Apostle of the “Gospel of God”. Although Paul has been sent with this gospel specifically for the Gentiles, he greets all the believers in Rome, wanting every person including Jews and Gentiles to hear the message of God and Jesus and come be saved.

Self-introduction (1:8-15) Paul attempts to establish a relationship with the Roman church by telling them of his interest and concern and of his desire that he wants to be blessed by them and also to be a blessing to their church.

Thesis: the Power of the Gospel (1:16-17) The power of Paul’s gospel of the universal lordship is that in Christ, God has taken in brought together all peoples of the world, Jews and Gentiles alike, “For the righteous man shall live by faith.”.

II The Gentiles, like the Jews, are made part of God’s people by faith (1:18-8:39)
A) Righteousness is by faith in Christ for Jew and Greek (1:18-5:21) Paul eliminates every escape from the wrath of God but one: God 's Mercy.

1) Under the law, all people are condemned (1:18-3:20) All humanity is condemned for its repentance (1:18-32) Particularly, God shows his wrath by giving over humanity to do as humanity wants to show that they need God to lead them.

Even the Jews are condemned (2:1-3:20) The Jews regarded themselves as privileged as opposed to the…

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