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1 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome …

2 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome Paul’s Letter To The Church In Rome Rom 1:17 The Just Shall Live By Faith

3 Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome Outline  Introduction 1:1-17  Indictment of & remedy for sin 1:18 – 5:21  Anticipated questions re: justification by grace through faith 6:1 – 11:36

4 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Based on the 6 previous questions, this last question would seem to be the logical conclusion of the Jews  Given how Paul depicted them at 10:21, this question would naturally be asked Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

5 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Short answer Ù “God forbid!” v. 1a  Other translations “Certainly not!” “May it never be!”  A strong statement of denial Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

6 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Longer answer vv. 1b-6  God has not done so…Paul knows of a Jew who has not been cast away  His “pedigree” v. 1b Phil 3:4b-6  God would not reject people whom He “foreknew” v. 2a 8:29 Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

7 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Longer answer vv. 1b-6  Paul returns to the O.T. for proof vv. 2b-4  Elijah thought God had cast away His people in the days of Jezebel 1 Kings 19:10  Prophets were being killed…O.T. worship was being stopped Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

8 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Longer answer vv. 1b-6  Paul returns to the O.T. for proof vv. 2b-4  Elijah thought he was alone & in danger  God’s answer… 1 Kings 19:18 Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His “I have reserved for Myself 7,000 men who have not bowed the knee to Baal.”

9 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Longer answer vv. 1b-6  Paul returns to the O.T. for proof vv. 2b-4  God’s eternal plan has not changed  There was a faithful remnant in Elijah’s day  Paul emphasizes the faithful remnant in the present day vv. 5-6 Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

10 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Longer answer vv. 1b-6  Paul emphasizes the faithful remnant in the present day vv. 5-6  An “election of grace”  Based upon the choice of a sovereign God 9:6-18 Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

11 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Longer answer vv. 1b-6  Paul emphasizes the faithful remnant in the present day vv. 5-6  Not based upon physical lineage or a system of works 3: :1-5  If works, not grace…if grace, not works Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

12 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Paul reviews again Israel’s failed efforts to obtain her salvation vv  A system of works doomed to failure  Others (the “elect”) succeeded because they sought salvation by faith  In this, the Jews were “hardened” 9:18 Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

13 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Paul reviews again Israel’s failed efforts to obtain her salvation vv  Once again, Paul offers O.T. proof Deut 29:4 Isa 29:10 Psa 69:22-23  Passages Jesus used when He also faced similar situations Mt 13:10-15 Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

14 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  The Gentiles didn’t need the Jews to reject Christ & be lost for their own salvation  The Jews needed to know the gospel is for ALL …God had always planned to bring Jews & Gentiles together in Christ Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

15 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  However, the Jews’ rejection did pave the way for the Gentiles Acts 13:42-47  Saving the Gentiles was always God’s plan Gen 12:3 Eph 3:3-11  A point Paul will elaborate on later in answering this question Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

16 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  However, the Jews’ rejection did pave the way for the Gentiles Acts 13:42-47  Paul continues to discuss the “chosen” (the elect) Rom 11:7 8:29-30  Specific individuals? Acts 10:34-35 Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

17 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  However, the Jews’ rejection did pave the way for the Gentiles Acts 13:42-47  Paul continues to discuss the “chosen” (the elect) Rom 11:7 8:29-30  God’s eternal plan? Eph 1:4 Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

18 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Paul addresses the Gentiles vv  Did the Jews “stumble” over Christ so as to eternally fall? v. 11a 9:33  “Certainly Not!!”  God doesn’t want any to be lost 2 Pet 3:9 Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

19 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Paul addresses the Gentiles vv  Yet, the Jews’ “transgression” would serve 2 purposes vv. 11b-12, 14 1) Gentiles received their salvation 2) Jews would be moved to jealousy in the hopes they would return to God Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

20 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Paul addresses the Gentiles vv  Paul still had hope for the Jews v. 15  At one time, the Gentiles were dead…they became alive when Jews rejected Christ  Now, if the Jews believed, it would be their own “resurrection from the dead” v. 12b Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

21 The Just Shall Live By Faith Studying Paul’s Letter To Rome  Paul addresses the Gentiles vv  All was not lost re: the Jews v. 16a  The Law taught the first fruits belonged to God Ex 23:19  Especially true on Pentecost Acts 2  The remainder was “sanctified” Question #7 People? 11:1-36 Has God Cast Away His

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