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Survey of the New Testament: Romans to Jude (2 of 3)
Series: A Closer Look at the Book
1) NARRATION of the GOSPEL of Christ
2) EXPLANATION of the GRACE of Christ
3) CONSUMMATION of the GLORY of Christ
9 Church Epistles: Romans to 2 Thessalonians
4 Pastoral Epistles: 1 Timothy to Philemon
8 General Epistles: Hebrews to Jude
BEGIN with DOCTRINAL PREMISE
END with DISPENSATIONAL PROPHECY
"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness."(2 Timothy 3: 16)
REPROOF: (practical failure)
CORRECTION: (doctrinal error)
Epistle to the ROMANS
Between 57 and 58 A. D. Paul wrote to the church in Rome from Corinth (16: 1), while on his 3rd missionary journey, just before his final visit to Jerusalem. He went to Rome to be a "preacher," he ended up being a "prisoner."
"Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ." [5: 1]
Jesus is our JUSTIFIER
1) PRELIMINARY Christianity (1-8)
2) PARENTHETICAL Christianity (9-11)
3) PRACTICAL Christianity (12-16)
(9-11) Paul deals with the effect of Gospel on His promises to the nation of Israel. God will resume His dealings with Israel, and will fulfill all of His promises to them.
Epistles to the CORINTHIANS
1 Corinthians: 55 A. D. Paul founded Corinthian church on his 2nd missionary journey. The LONGEST of Paul's letters, and a paramount treatise on order in the church.
2 Corinthians: 56 A. D. Gives great insight into the life, character and conditions of the Apostle Paul.
"And of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God ...
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