God’s Gift of Righteousness: 01

First Week Questions (Romans 1:1-17) 

  • Paul identifies himself in 1:1.   Why are the words that he uses to do this important?

  • Any thoughts about Paul’s brief description of the gospel in 1:2-6? 

  • What reasons did Paul give for wanting to visit Rome in 1:8-14?

  • Why would Paul say that he is not ashamed of the gospel in 1:16?

  • What does Paul mean when says the gospel is the “power of God” that brings salvation to everyone who believes in 1:16?

  • Why does Paul say “first to the Jew, then to the Gentile” in 1:16?

  • How does the gospel reveal the “righteousness of God” in 1:17?