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Romans 3:1-8. R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 I. An introduction to Romans [1:1-17] by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified the righteousness of.

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1 Romans 3:1-8

2 R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 I. An introduction to Romans [1:1-17] by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified the righteousness of God is revealed (being) from faith to (in order to produce) faith [1:17]

3 I. An introduction to Romans [1:1-17] R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 A.the wrath of God is revealed… [1:18-19] B. all men are without excuse [1:20-32] C. Therefore YOU are inexcusable [2:1-11] D. Doers, not hearers will be justified [2:12-16] E. …the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you [2:17-24] F. he is a Jew who is one inwardly [2:25-29] G. What advantage…has the Jew…? [3:1-8] by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified II. ALL are condemned [1:18 – 3:20]

4 What advantage then…? [3:1-8] by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 If the Jews hard work at law-keeping has not kept him from condemnation, what was the advantage of having & keeping it? Paul envisions an objection to his teaching that law- keeping isnt the basis for salvation: God had entrusted them with special knowledge that Gentiles didnt have: but it held both privilege and responsibility Much! They had the oracles of God [3:2] cp. John 4:21-22 – salvation is of the Jews – the Jews knew this fact by prophecy [Rm 1:1- 4]; the Gentiles didnt

5 What advantage then…? [3:1-8] by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 If the Jews hard work at law-keeping has not kept him from condemnation, what was the advantage of having & keeping it? But, as we have seen, having the right facts [doctrine, etc.] in itself doesnt save Paul envisions an objection to his teaching that law- keeping isnt the basis for salvation: cp. John 5:39-40 – in them you think you have eternal life…; However, eternal life was in Christ, not in the law itself! Much! They had the oracles of God [3:2] Kept law but missed Christ [Mk 10:17-22]

6 What advantage then…? [3:1-8] by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 If the Jews hard work at law-keeping has not kept him from condemnation, what was the advantage of having & keeping it? Paul envisions an objection to his teaching that law- keeping isnt the basis for salvation: Some did not believe the law they kept! Much! They had the oracles of God [3:2] Doctrine cannot save the faithless [3:3-8] This is not Gods fault! He kept His promise faithfully, even when the Jews fell away into sin [3:3-4; cp. David Ps 51] Wrong concepts about being faithful: Being part of the right church; Faithfully attending worship services; Not sinning badly (drinking, drugs, sexual sins)

7 What advantage then…? [3:1-8] by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 If the Jews hard work at law-keeping has not kept him from condemnation, what was the advantage of having & keeping it? Paul envisions an objection to his teaching that law- keeping isnt the basis for salvation: Some did not believe the law they kept! Much! They had the oracles of God [3:2] Faith = proper knowledge [yes for Jew] + proper practice [mostly for Jew] + proper motives [rarely for Jew] cp. Pharisees, Sadducees, the religious Doctrine cannot save the faithless [3:3-8]

8 What advantage then…? [3:1-8] by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 If the Jews hard work at law-keeping has not kept him from condemnation, what was the advantage of having & keeping it? Paul envisions an objection to his teaching that law- keeping isnt the basis for salvation: Some did not believe the law they kept! Much! They had the oracles of God [3:2] Did Gods plan then design Jewish unrighteousness, to His glory? [3:5-8] Doctrine cannot save the faithless [3:3-8] NO! This is the problem with law system! God HAS TO Judge the unrighteous – but this doesnt mean that He DESIRES people to be unrighteous, just so He can judge them! [v. 6]

9 I. An introduction to Romans [1:1-17] R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 A.the wrath of God is revealed… [1:18-19] B. all men are without excuse [1:20-32] C. Therefore YOU are inexcusable [2:1-11] D. Doers, not hearers will be justified [2:12-16] E. …the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you [2:17-24] F. he is a Jew who is one inwardly [2:25-29] G. What advantage…has the Jew…? [3:1-8] by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified II. ALL are condemned [1:18 – 3:20] H. There is none righteous…not one [3:9-20]

10 there is none righteous… [3:9-20] This is Pauls conclusion to the problem: No one can claim to be better than anyone else – both Jew and Gentile are under sin! by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified 3:10-18 is a long list of EVIDENCE against the Jew – it is the laws oracle against them! R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 A LAW system would give an advantage [or, in this case, a disadvantage] to the one who had that law, but FAITH weighs all equally! With all the abundance of evidence, the Jew has nothing to say in legal defense, but has to admit that his condemnation is just! [3:19]

11 there is none righteous… [3:9-20] This is Pauls conclusion to the problem: No one can claim to be better than anyone else – both Jew and Gentile are under sin! by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified In the end, ALL the law can do is condemn! R O M A N S chapter 3:1-20 A LAW system would give an advantage [or, in this case, a disadvantage] to the one who had that law, but FAITH weighs all equally! Therefore by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified in His sight… – both Jew and Gentile must admit to breaking their own law by their deeds – justification is not possible now, only knowledge of sin! [3:20] cp. Adam and Eves sin: BEFORE eating, no knowledge of sin and no condemnation – after eating, their deeds condemned them, and even their new knowledge of good and evil could not justify them! They needed FAITH!

12 HOWEVER… …the gospel of Christ…is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes… For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith… Have your deeds brought you only the knowledge of sin? You need the gospel offer of righteousness (justification)…from faith! Wont you believe and OBEY today? There is none righteous, no not one… Therefore by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified in His sight, for by the law is the knowledge of sin [Rom 3:10, 20; cp. 3:23; 6:23]


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