Exposition of the Epistle to the Romans

by Dr. J. Ligon Duncan

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Posted with the kind permission of Dr. J. Ligon Duncan, As preached at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, Mississippi. Lightly edited. These are transcribed messages from First Presbyterian Church, and the reader should presume any error to be with the webmaster/transcriber/editor rather than with the original speaker..

One of America’s most renowned Presbyterian theologians, currently Chancellor of the Reformed Theological Seminary, delivered these sermons in 2000-2001. There are over 50 sermons in the first eight chapter alone and, Lord willing we will be posting chapters 9-16 soon. 

Table of Contents

ROMANS 1
Greetings from an Apostle - Romans 1:1-7
Paul's Prayer Report - Romans 1:8-10
Paul's Purpose to Preach - Romans 1:11-15
Paul's Good News (The Theme of Romans) - Romans 1:16-17
We Have No Excuse - Romans 1:18-20
We Know God, But Don't Glorify Him - Romans 1:21-23
God Gave Them Over (1) - Romans 1:24-25
God Gave Them Over (2) - Romans 1:26-27
God Gave Them Over (3) - Romans 1:28-32

ROMANS 2
We Have No Excuse - Romans 2:1-3
Contempt for God's Kindness - Romans 2:4
God Will Judge Justly - Romans 2:5-11
God's Righteous Judgment on All - Romans 2:12-16
The Jew's Confidence Empty - Romans 2:17-20
The Jew's Failure - Romans 2:21-24
The Difference Between Inward and Outward Righteousness - Romans 2:25-29

ROMANS 3
Objection Overruled (1) - Romans 3:1-4
Objection Overruled (2) - Romans 3:5-8
All Are Under Sin - Romans 3:9-18
The Law Can't Save You - Romans 3:19-20
The Righteousness Which Comes by Faith (1) - Romans 3:21-26
Justification by Grace Through Faith - Romans 3:21-26
God, in the Gospel of His Son - Romans 3:21-26
Justification by Grace Through Faith (2) - Romans 3:21-26
The Instrument by Which We Receive the Righteousness of God: Faith - Romans 3:27-31
Faith Alone - Romans 3:27-31
The Implication of Justification - Romans 3:27-31

ROMANS 4
The Bible Says Abraham Was Justified by Faith! - Romans 4:1-3
David Understood Justification by Faith - Romans 4:4-8
Faith and the Covenant Sign of Circumcision - Romans 4:9-12
Faith and the Law - Romans 4:13-15
Faith, Grace and the Spiritual Seed - Romans 4:16-17
Abraham's Faith and Ours - Romans 4:18-25

ROMANS 5
Justification By Faith Means Peace with God - Romans 5:1-2
Justification By Faith Means the Ability to Rejoice in Suffering - Romans 5:3-5
Justification By Faith Flows from the Love of God - Romans 5:6-8
Justification By Faith Means Freedom From God's Wrath - Romans 5:9-11
The Broken Covenant of Works Brought Death into the World - Romans 5:12-14
The Covenant of Grace Stands in Bold Contrast to the Broken Covenant of Works - Romans 5:15-17
The Parallels Between the Broken Covenant of Works and the Covenant of Grace - Romans 5:18-19
The Law, the Covenant of Works, and Grace - Romans 5:20-21
Grace Reigns in Righteousness - Romans 5:21

ROMANS 6
United to Christ - Romans 6:1-7
Living in Christ - Romans 6:8-14
Under Grace - Romans 6:15-18
Slaves of Righteousness - Romans 6:19-23

ROMANS 7
The Newness of the Spirit - Romans 7:1-6
What Should We Think of the Law? - Romans 7:7-12
The Believer's Struggle with Sin - Romans 7:13-25

ROMANS 8
Delivered by the Spirit by Death of Christ - Romans 8:1-4
Flesh and Spirit - Romans 8:5-11
Children of God - Romans 8:12-17
Present Suffering/ Future Glory - Romans 8:18-25
The Spirit Intercedes for Us - Romans 8:26-27
The Purpose of God - Romans 8:28-39
God is for Us, So Who is Against Us? - Romans 8:31-32
God Has Justified Us, So Who Can Condemn Us? - Romans 8:33-34
More than Conquerors - Romans 8:35-39

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