I. INTRODUCTION (1:1-17)
II. DOCTRINAL EXPOSITION OF JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH
1. Wrath of God revealed against all unrighteousness of
men, and all men are sinners in need of justification
(1:18-3:20).III. PRACTICAL ADVANTAGES OF JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH
2. Righteousness of God for sinners now being
3. Righteousness by faith exemplified in case of
Abraham and described by David, as witnessed by Old
Testament Scriptures (4:1-25).
1. Salvation from wrath (5:1-21).IV. HISTORICAL PROBLEM OF JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH:
REJECTION OF ISRAEL AND ACCEPTANCE OF GENTILES
2. Freedom from sin (6:1-23).
3. Deliverance from law (7:1-25).
4. Freedom from death (8:1-39).
1. Rejection of Israel not a breach of faith
(9:1-29).V. BEHAVIOR EXPECTED OF THOSE WHO ARE JUSTIFIED BY
2. Rejection of Israel not arbitrary (9:30-10:31).
3. Rejection of Israel not total (11:1-10).
4. Rejection of Israel not irrevocable (11:11-24).
5. Rejection of Israel not permanent (11:25-36).
1. As members of the church (12:1-21).VI. CONCLUSION (15:14-16:27).
2. As citizens of state and members of society
3. As to matters of conscience (14:1-15:13).