The Book of Romans - Lesson 3 - Gentiles Under Sin

Scripture Passage: 
Romans 1:17-32
  1. GOD’S REVELATION  (Romans 1:17-23)
    1. The Revelation of His Righteousness (Romans 1:17)
      1. Revealed from faith to faith
      2. Revealed through the just (Matthew 5:162 Corinthians 3:2-3)
    2. The Revelation of His Wrath (Romans 1:18)
      1. Revealed from heaven
      2. Revealed in judgment (Psalm 9:16)
    3. The Revelation of His Person (Romans 1:19-20)
      1. Through conscience (Romans 1:19Romans 2:14-15)
      2. Through creation (Romans 1:20Psalm 19:1-3)
        1. His eternal power (Psalm 8:3-4)
        2. His Godhead: personality and intelligence (Acts 17:29)
    4. The Revelation of God Rejected (Romans 1:21-23)
      1. Glorified not God (Romans 1:21)
        1. Their lips were unthankful (2 Timothy 3:2)
        2. Their imaginations were vain (Genesis 6:5)
        3. Their heart was darkened (2 Corinthians 4:3-4)
      2. Glorified themselves (Romans 1:22)
        1. Professing wisdom (Acts 17:21-23)
        2. Becoming fools (2 Timothy 3:7)
      3. Glorified the creature (Romans 1:23Isaiah 46:5-7)
  2. MAN’S CONDEMNATION  (Romans 1:24-32)
    1. Given Up to Unclean Bodies (Romans 1:24-25)
      1. Given to dishonor (Romans 1:24Ephesians 5:12)
      2. Serving a lie (Romans 1:25)
    2. Given Up to Vile Affections (Romans 1:26-27)
      1. Working against nature (Romans 1:26-27Genesis 19:5, 24)
      2. Receiving God’s judgment (Romans 1:27;  1 Corinthians  6:9-10)
    3. Given Up to Reprobate Minds (Romans 1:28-32)
      1. Committing sins not convenient (Romans 1:28Proverbs 4:16Micah 2:1)
      2. Filled with all unrighteousness (Romans 1:29-31)
      3. Committing sins worthy of death (Romans 1:32)

MEMORY VERSE:  Romans 1:20

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead;  so that they are without excuse:
David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 25:20

As he that taketh away a garment in cold weather, and as vinegar upon nitre, so is he that singeth songs to an heavy heart.