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Paul’s Epistle to the Romans – An Introduction and Outline

An Introduction and Outline to Paul’s Epistle to the Romans


This Introduction and overview to Romans have come from an interest I have had for many years in the study of the book. I was blessed, in the providence of God at an early stage of my spiritual pilgrimage, to have studied this book at length. For a period of about two years, I read and studied the entire epistle, using the well-known commentary on it by Charles Hodge. I’m greatly indebted to God for the labors of this man, not only in that particular commentary, but in all of his life long work for the church of Jesus Christ. Hodges commentary combines several elements of study on Romans. It is both technical and devotional. It is doctrinal and practical. And it is exegetical as well as expositional. As I read through Romans, using Hodges commentary, I composed an entire volume of notes on every passage that struck a particular chord with me. I remember that I was especially interested in those passages of Scripture that was concerned with practice in the Christian life. Continue reading