Close Reading: Romans, passage by passage
b Resources on this site.
b Resources from other sites and authors.
1:1-15 Heading
1:16-17 Keynote of the Letter
1:18-3:20 The human situation
3:21-31 God's solution to the human situation
4:1-8:25 Implications of God's solution
4:1-12 Abraham
  but Abraham in Romans 4: The Father of all who believe
5:1- New relationship with God because of Jesus
  b Romans 5: The new relationship with God
9:1-11:36 The mystery of the Jewish people
121-15:13 Ethical instructions
15:14-16:27 Travel plans; closing of the letter
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