Romans: Themes and Transitions












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encouragement



*Encouragement prepared readers for



* to create interest



to accept the corrections by Paul

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to read the letter
Praise to God

*Praise romans then praise of God

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judgments judge1


*Transition from praise to God into jdgmt










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Change from "them"

*The judgment now is to Roman readers
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Judge2 to "you"





















12LAW















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Judge3


*Judgment of law as intro to topic of Law























Neutral talk of who

*Jews presented in more positive light
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arguing
is a real "Jew"

as transition to arguments for Jews



for Jews



in relation to the Law

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Judge 4


*subtle transition from defending Jews




all have


To equalizing Jews with Gentiles

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sinned




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Justification

* Justification is understood in





w/o works

light of the law.

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Abraham
Faith
* Justification transitions to








faith seamlessly










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security*Faith naturally transitions







of To idea of security

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believers









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GraceStrengthGift of God

*Faith transitions to




In


Gift of God

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Tribulation













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Struggle


*Gift of God transitions to




of the


Discussion to get out of sin

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flesh



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Master
*Struggle in flesh transitions






Slave
To idea of being a slave to sin

14LAW


Reigning







Dominion


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*Transition from slave of sin








To being a slave of Law

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different







Laws



*Transition from Moses Law to various laws

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deliverance

*Transition from problem to solution





thru Christ


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Spirit











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Love of


*Transition from deliverance




God


To mention of God's love










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Love of



*Transition from Love of God



Paul



To Paul's love for his brethren

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God's


*Love then transitions to




Promise &


The promise and faithfulness




Faithfulness


Of God



















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Righteous-







Ness





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Contrast




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Law to
Closeness

*God's faithfulness transitions

4LAWFaith
Of

Into the closeness of salvation to Jews

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Salvation



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HearingGod

*Transition from closeness




OfReaching

To actual hearing of Gospel




GospelOut





















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Salvation



*Transition from hearing



To chosen



To actual salvation of chosen ones

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Ones



(the elect heard the voice)

6LAW
























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Gentiles


*Salvation of elect transtions




As means


To the purpose of Gentile outreach




To bring


As means of drawing Jews




Jews




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Olive TreeGentiles

*And seeing the Gentile outreach as




AnalogyShould

Reaching Jews, this transitions





Welcome

To idea of Gentiles accepting





Jews

Jews










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Mercy


*The salvation of both




To All


Transitions to idea of mercy to all.










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Praise



*Mercy transitions to Praise of the



To God



Mercygiver




<------- End of Paul's address of most urgent concerns



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Serve each


*Mercy transitions to Praise of the




Other


Service or mercy to each other

12
Nice to



*Service to one another



Enemies



Transitions to idea of mercy to all.

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Being nice to all people









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8

Behave


*Being nice to all




Well in


Transitions to idea of mercy to all.




Love


Behaving well in love









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Accept



*behaving well transitions



The weak



Or builds to accepting








The weak

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Judging







Others




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Make for







Peace




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151

Please


*behaving well to weak

2

Neighbor


Also transitions to








Pleasing neighbors

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(be more and more nicer)

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God



*Paul's building of unity



Reaching



Transitions focus



Gentiles



Back to God

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Greetings


*Transition from neighbors








To fellow believers afar










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Admo-







Nitions





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Last words













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