Romans. Chapter 10. THE GOSPEL AS IT RELATES TO ISRAEL – SALVATION REJECTED BY ISRAEL (10:1-21). Paul’s strong desire for his brethren Israel to be saved (v.1). In Chapter nine Paul stated that only the remnant would be saved of Israel.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
1. They manifest zeal, but not according to knowledge.
2. They do not submit to the righteousness established by God.
3. Christ is the end of the law for righteousness.
4. Righteousness by law demands living perfectly according to law.
They manifest zeal, but not according to knowledge. (v.2)
They do not submit to the righteousness established by God. (v.3)
1. One does not have to ascend into heaven or descend to the abyss – word is nigh in the preaching. (v. 6-8)
-One does not need to do things which are near impossible to do, one only needs to have obedient faith in God. (Rom. 1:5; 16:26; Gal. 5:6; James 2:26)
2. Salvation is received by submitting to the conditions: believe and confess. (v. 11-13)
When we summit to the Lord, by our actions we show our faith. A manifestation of our dependence to Him.
“'Now why do you delay? Get up and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on His name.‘” (Acts 22:16)
"Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.” (Matt. 7:21)
3. Being saved by believing upon and calling upon the Lord substantiated by Old Testament Scripture – Isa. 28:16.
"And it will come about that whoever calls on the name of the LORD Will be delivered; For on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem There will be those who escape, As the LORD has said, Even among the survivors whom the LORD calls.” (Joel 2:32).
4. Calling upon the Lord demands necessary steps of preaching, hearing and believing. (v.13-15)
“How lovely on the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who announces peace and brings good news of happiness, who announces salvation, and says to Zion, "Your God reigns!" (Isa. 52:7)
Paul indicts Israel for not believing the message of God with Israel’s own Scripture (v. 16-21).
1. Not all hearken to the glad tidings – Israel of old did not.
2. Universality of God’s salvation prophesied by God in Scripture (cf. Deut. 32:21, Isa. 65:1,2).