Romans 7:7-25; Exodus 20:1-17 Title Verse: Romans 7:15 Big Idea: Sin uses law against us, seizing out will and desires to live for it and the rescue from sin’s power is found in Jesus Christ.
Romans 6:15-7:6; Psalm 112 Title Verse: Romans 6:23 Big Idea: No longer is sin our master but we now belong to a new “master”, a new “husband”, Jesus Christ who leads into a new life bearing fruit for God.
Romans 6:1-14; Psalm 97 Title Verse: Romans 6:11 Big Idea: We have a new identity in Christ and his death resurrection which leads to a new way of thinking and so a new way of living.
Genesis 3:1-19; Romans 5:12-21 Title Verse: Romans 5:19 Big Idea: Adam as the federal head of humanity by his sin brought sin, death and condemnation to all people BUT Jesus is the federal head of a new humanity by his act of grace and righteousness bring justification + life to all who believe.
Romans 5:1-11; Psalm 46 Key Verse – Romans 5: 1-2a Justification leads to peace + joy in what God has done, despite circumstances, and it gives hope in what is yet to come.
Romans 3:29-4:25; Genesis 15 Key Verse – Romans 4:5 Big Idea: God justifies us by counting our faith in Christ as righteousness, just as he did for Abraham, and like Abraham, we’re to live in that faith.
Romans 3:1-22a, Psalm 53 Key Verse – Verse: Romans 3:21 Sin corrupts the whole person so we are totally unable to offer anything of spiritual and moral worth to God, but now he gives us his righteousness in Jesus.
Romans 2, Deuteronomy 30:1-10 Key Verse – Romans 2:1 Our own sense of our obedience and good can mask our sin and deep need for a Saviour, for all are held to account according to what they know whether it is an internal inbuilt morality (conscience) or external knowledge of God’s will (law).
Romans 1:14-20; Isaiah 52:1-10 Key Verse – Romans 1:16 Everyone needs to hear and believe for good news for it is salvation in Jesus, but we need to hear and believe it ourselves first.
Romans 1:18-32; Isaiah 57:1-13 Key Verse – Romans 1:18 Sin pushes God’s glory aside to replace him with lesser things and he abandons us to the consequences of our sin, and unless we comprehend the horror of this, we won’t understand our need for the Saviour.