The letter to the Romans is the pinnacle of Paul's writing and thinking. Paul instructs his readers, both then and now, to be transformed from this world into living sacrifices, holy and acceptable to God, following the example of Jesus Christ.
Interpretation Bible Studies (IBS) offers solid biblical content in a creative study format. Forged in the tradition of the celebrated Interpretation commentary series, IBS makes the same depth of biblical insight available in a dynamic, flexible, and user-friendly resource. Designed for adults and older youth, IBS can be used in small groups, in church school classes, in large group presentations, or in personal study.
About the Author
Art Ross served as Pastor of White Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, North Carolina from 1994 until his retirement in 2009.
Martha M. Stevenson is retired Church Educator of White Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Romans||1|
|Unit 1||Romans: Linked to the Old Testament--Source of Life for the Church||4|
|Unit 2||Romans 1:1-17: Opening the Letter--Meeting the Author and Recipients||13|
|Unit 3||Romans 1:18-2:16: Sin and Salvation||20|
|Unit 4||Romans 2:17-4:25: Faith as "Trust" vs. Obedience or Belief||29|
|Unit 5||Romans 5:1-6:23: Justified, Reconciled, Sanctified||36|
|Unit 6||Romans 7:1-8:11: Beyond Religion to Faith||43|
|Unit 7||Romans 8:12-39: The "Convictions" of Our Faith||51|
|Unit 8||Romans 9:1-11:36: The Promises of God to Israel and to Us||58|
|Unit 9||Romans 12:1-15:13: After Talking the Talk, How Do We Walk the Walk?||65|
|Unit 10||Romans 15:14-16:27: Valedictory||73|