Journey Study of Romans Chapter 1. Rome A.D. 57 Paul Events of the Chapter. Rome A.D. 57. Chronology Augustus through 14 AD Tiberius 14 AD – 37 AD Caligula 37 AD – 41 AD Claudius 41 AD – 54 AD Nero 54 AD – 68 AD. powerful and dominant political, economic and cultural force
Rome A.D. 57
Events of the Chapter
Author of Romans
Many plots were made against Paul in the last years of his life, especially by Jews who would stir the crowd and excite them when Paul was preaching.
GOSPEL= good news, glad tidings
People must see how NEEDY they are.People must see how much they need the salvation which is offered in Christ. After reading the first three chapters of Romans you will realize that you have a deadly cancer in your soul (sin) and that there is nothing you can do to heal yourself. The only cure is found in Christ ("Life is short, death is sure, sin the cause, Christ the cure!").