The Roman Road Week 2 Recap
February 28, 2022, 1:54 PM

The Roman Road Recap Week 2

“The Journey Continues”

Romans 1:1-7

  1. Books have been written that have changed the world.
  • In Mein Kampf, Hitler wrote about his Nazi philosophies
  • Nietzsche’s Man and Superman, from which Hitler got his ideas.
  • Karl Marx wrote his Communist Manifesto and enslaved much of the world. And it is still affecting our world today in many of the socialist movements.
  • Charles Darwin wrote The Origin of the Species, which its theories are being taught as fact in most of our schools, colleges, and universities.
  • But no book has ever influenced or impacted the world like the Bible.
  • The Book of Romans has been called the Constitution of Christianity.
  • The Book of Romans is a book in the Bible that answers so many of humanities questions.
  • The Book of Romans – many scholars have termed it “the greatest book of the Bible.”
  • The Book of Romans has been called the foundation of our faith.
  • Think of all the lives changed down through the ages through the Romans Road to salvation: Romans 3:23; Romans 6:23; Romans 5:8; Romans 10:9-10; and Romans 10:13
  • Men like Martin Luther, John Wesley, and so many countless others like perhaps you and me.
  1. The Author of the Book. Romans 1:1

Paul was an unusual man.

• He was a Jew.

• He was one of the chosen.

• Paul was also a Roman citizen.

• He was a free man.

• He was well educated.

• He was world traveled.

• He was fluent in many languages.

• He had been taught by Gamaliel.

• He was a Pharisee of the Pharisees.

• He was a leader of the leaders.

2 Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away, and look, new things have come.”

  1. Paul was a changed man.
  • 1 Corinthians 15:9, “For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God
  • “Paul a slave of CHRIST JESUS.” Romans 1:1
  • A bond slave – Exodus 21:5-6
  • John 8:36, “Therefore, if the Son sets you free, you really will be free
  • Psalm 37:4, “Take delight in the LORD, and He will give you your heart's desires.”
  • We’re not all called to be the same thing, but we’re all part of getting out the Gospel of our LORD and SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST.
  1. The Hero Of The Book (Romans 1:1-4)
  • The LORD JESUS is the promised one.
  • JESUS was and is the GOD-MAN.
  • Romans 1:4 - JESUS walked out of that grave.
  • We know that JESUS rose from the dead because the Bible says that HE showed HIMSELF alive by many infallible proofs. “Scholars have said that there is more proof that JESUS rose from the dead than there is that Julius Caesar lived.”
  • JESUS is the pure one – “the Spirit of holiness.”
  1. The Subject Of The Book (Romans 1:1)
  • The Gospel
    • The subject of the Gospel is the LORD JESUS CHRIST.
    • The source of the Gospel is GOD.
    • The subject of the Gospel is the JESUS CHRIST.
  • You cannot take JESUS out of CHRISTianity and still have Christianity.
  • The supply of the Gospel is grace – Romans 1:5, “We have received grace and apostleship through Him to bring about the obedience of faith among all the nations, on behalf of His name,”
    • Ephesians 2:8-9

Are you saved?

Do you know JESUS personally?

Repent (turn) from your sins and turn to JESUS.

Ask HIM to forgive you of your sins and acknowledge HIM as LORD of your life.

Romans 3:23

Romans 10:9-10

Romans 10:13

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