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The Book of Romans - Lesson 5 - All Under Sin

Scripture Passage: 
Romans 3:1-31
  1. SIN DEMANDS JUDGMENT (Romans 3:1-8)
    1. By the Oracles of God (Romans 3:1-4Acts 7:38Hebrews 5:121 Peter 4:11)  - oracles: an utterance of divine revelation
      1. The Jewish advantage (Romans 3:1-2; Romans 9:4-5; Deuteronomy 4:32-34)
      2. The sinner’s accuser (Romans 3:3-4John 12:48)
    2. By the Truth of God (Romans 3:5-8; Romans 2:2)
      1. The righteous judge (Romans 3:5-6; 2 Timothy 4:8)
      2. The guilty sinner (Romans 3:7-8; Romans 14:12)
  2. SIN DEMANDS GUILT (Romans 3:9-20)
    1. The Universal Character of Sin (Romans 3:9-12)
      1. All under sin (Romans 3:9; Romans 3:19)
      2. None righteous (Romans 3:10; 1 John 5:17)
      3. None seeking God (Romans 3:11; Isaiah 53:6; Proverbs 14:12)
      4. None doing good (Romans 3:12; James 4:17)
    2. The Universal Practice of Sin (Romans 3:13-18)
      1. Sins of the tongue (Romans 3:13-14; James 3:5-6)
      2. Sins of the feet (Romans 3:15-17; Isaiah 59:7-8)
      3. Sins of the eyes (Romans 3:18; Psalm 36:1)
    3. The Universal Knowledge of Sin (Romans 3:19-20)
      1. Accusing all the world (Romans 3:19; Galatians 3:22)
      2. Proven by the law (Romans 3:20; Romans 4:15; Romans 7:7)
  3. SIN DEMANDS GRACE (Romans 3:21-31)
    1. Based on the Righteousness of God (Romans 3:21-23)
      1. Without the law (Romans 3:21; Galatians 3:11-12)
      2. By the faith of Christ (Romans 3:22a; Philippians 3:9; Galatians 2:16)
      3. For the benefit of believers (Romans 3:2b-22; 2Peter 3:9)
    2. Bought by the Redemption of Christ (Romans 3:24-26)
      1. Our cost of redemption (Romans 3:24; Romans 5:15-18)
      2. The extent of redemption (Romans 3:25; Hebrews 9:15)    - propitiation: Christ’s satisfaction of God’s demand
      3. Our access to redemption (Romans 3:26)
    3. Received Through Justification by Faith (Romans 3:27-31)
      1. Without the boasting of man (Romans 3:27; Ephesians 2:8-9)
      2. Without the deeds of the law (Romans 3:28; Romans 3:20)
      3. Without the exclusion of race (Romans 3:29-30; Romans 1:16)
      4. Without the rejection of the law (Romans 3:31; Romans 10:4)

MEMORY VERSE:     Romans 3:9

What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;
David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.