Romans Article Issues 1 – 8
- Bible study
- Christian Evidences
- Christian Living
- Dr Desmond Ford
- Holy Spirit
Oct 10, 2014 1351
written by Dr Desmond Ford
Issue No 1
If the people of our world knew just how valuable the Book of Romans really is, and if it were a book that’s hard to find-they would fight to get it.
Issue No 2
Frederick Godet, the French theologian, called Romans, “The cathedral of the Christian faith.” It is, indeed. It’s the most important document ever written.
Issue No 3
When you open your Bible to Romans chapter one, you find the key to the book right there, in verses 16 and 17:
Issue No 4
Do we understand that God is prepared to justify the ungodly? This word “justify” never means to make righteous inside.
Issue No 5
Notice how, in the opening chapters of the book of Romans, Paul works as with a lawyer’s brief. (A lawyer’s brief is an outline statement of a client’s case.) The first three chapters of Romans file a lawyer’s brief.
Issue No 6
The Living Bible has a beautiful summary of what happens next (both in Romans and salvation).
Issue No 7
Ninety percent’ of what we read or hear only once we forget within two or three days.
Issue No 8
We need to ask, ‘Why the cross? “Why didn’t God just forgive sin without the cross? Why didn’t God just say, “We’ll let bygones be bygones?”