A Sample Outline of Romans

A Sample Outline of Romans


I.         Salutation (Romans 1:1-15)

II.        The Righteousness of God (Romans 1:16-17)

            A.        Condemnation of Mankind

                        1.         The Sins of the Greeks (Romans 1:18-32)

                        2.         God’s Impartiality (Romans 2:1-16)

                        3.         The Sins of the Jews (Romans 2:17-3:8)

                        4.         No one is justified before God (Romans 3:9-20)

            B.        Justification (Romans 3:21-5:11)

            C.        Sin versus Righteousness (Romans 5:12-21)

            D.        Dead to Sin (Romans 6:1-23)

            E.        The Law’s Role in Binding Sin to the Sinner (Romans 7:1-25)

            F.        The Spirit’s Role in Releasing the Sinner from the Bondage of Sin (Romans 8:1-29)

III.       According to God’s Plan

            A.        Victory (Romans 8:30-39)

            B.        Israel’s rebellion, though planned, did not relieve them of responsibility (Romans 9:1-22

            C.        Saving the Gentiles (Romans 9:23-33)

            D.        Must be According to God’s Righteousness (Romans 10:1-21)

            E.        Israel Still Can Be Saved (Romans 11:1-16)

            F.        The Gentiles Can Be Lost (Romans 11:17-24)

            G.        The Rich Blessing of God’s Plan (Romans 11:25-36)

IV.      Applying Righteous to Our Lives

            A.        Service to God (Romans 12:1-2)

            B.        Service to Brethren (Romans 12:3-13)

            C.        Service to Enemies (Romans 12:14-21)

            D.        Service to Government (Romans 13:1-7)

            E.        Service to Neighbors (Romans 13:8-10)

            F.        A changed life (Romans 13:11-14)

            G.        Dealing with Growing Christians (Romans 14:1-15:7)

            H.        Jews and Gentiles can Praise God (Romans 15:8-13)

V.        Concluding Remarks

            A.        Paul’s Purpose (Romans 15:14-21)

            B.        Paul’s Plans (Romans 15:22-33)

            C.        Greetings (Romans 16:1-24)

            D.        Benediction (Romans 16:25-27)