Romans 5

Volume 4: Assurance

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ISBN 9780851510507
Topic

Assurance, Salvation

Format

Book

Original Pub Date

1971

Banner Pub Date

Jun 1, 1998

Binding

Cloth-bound

Page Count

384

Scripture

Romans

Set

Romans

Recent Pub Date Year

1998

Book Description

Dr. Lloyd-Jones saw Romans 5 as a central chapter in the entire letter. Here is Paul’s exposition of the blessings of justification by faith; but here too, the cosmic roots of our salvation are traced back to Christ.

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  Preface xi
1.  One 1
  Analysis of chapters 5-8, showing that the main theme is not sanctification but the certainty of final salvation - chapter 5: 1-11: the consequences of justification - through our Lord Jesus Christ - 'peace with God' before 'the peace of God'  
2.  Two 14
  The manward and Godward sides of 'peace with God' - six tests of our justification - peace and assurance - the characteristics of true and false peace  
 3. Three 30
  Access to God - our once-for-ever introduction into the state of grace - its privileges and blessings - the security of our standing - boldness and assurance  
 4. Four 44
  Boasting and exulting in hope - 'the glory of God' - glorification and physical resurrection - 'glory begun below' - the sense of glory  
 5. Five 59
  The Christian's reaction to trials contrasted with that of the cults - not resignation-but glorying - understanding God's purpose in trials - the final result  
 6. Six 74
  Hope leads not to shame but to overcoming - the direct, experimental assurance of God's love - supporting testimonies - exhortation to seek this knowledge of God's love  
 7. Seven 89
  The Holy Spirit and assurance - the proof of God's working within us - ­the guarantee of our perseverance in faith - the evidence of the Spirit's presence by his work in us  
 8. Eight 102
  Verses 6-8 an exposition of the Father's love - no conflict with his justice - God's love commended in relation to the time, the sending and death of Christ and the character of those saved  
9.  Nine 116
  God's love for sinners - the meaning of ungodliness - the righteous man and the good man - the death of Christ - God's love the ground of our assurance  
 10. Ten 128
  'Much more then' - salvation past, present and future - Christ's blood the ground of our justification - the finality of God's pronouncement of justification  
11.  Eleven 140
  Further argument from the greater to the lesser - objective and subjective aspects of enmity - the necessity of Christ's death for reconciliation - the security of those who have been grafted into Christ  
 12. Twelve 154
  Glorying in God and causes of not doing so - inadequate understanding of justification by faith - lack of meditation - failure to reason from the Scriptures - self-examination and rejoicing  
 13. Thirteen 169
  New section - connection with preceding verses - linked especially with 'in his life' - passage seen as an introduction to chapters 6-8 - the two heads of the human race - the importance of the section  
 14. Fourteen 183
  General analysis of the passage - comparison and contrast of Christ with Adam - the universality of sin and death - the contrary explanations of evolutionary philosophy and the Bible  
 15. Fifteen 198
  The meaning of 'all have sinned' - the imputation of Adam's sin - the parallel with the imputation of Christ's righteousness - the doctrine of original sin  
 16. Sixteen 213
  Our relationship to Adam - the realistic view and the federal view - the authority of the apostles defended - Adam the type of Christ, the similarities and the differences  
 17. Seventeen 226
  The contrasts between Adam and Christ - wages and the free gift - the certainty and abundance of God's grace - blessings gained more than Adam lost  
 18. Eighteen 240
  Universalism, the 'one' and the 'many' - Biblical usage and contextual limits - Paul concerned with the connection, not with numbers - dangers of speculation  
 19. Nineteen 253
  One offence and many offences - condemnation and justification - the reign of death - the gift of righteousness and our reign in life  
 20. Twenty 267
  The judicial effects of Adam's sin - the judicial effects of Christ's obedience - our position in Christ, no longer in Adam - the Christian's assurance in spite of sin  
 21. Twenty-one 281
  The function of the Law - increasing man's knowledge of sin - convicting of sin - inciting to sin - bringing men to Christ - the necessity for a law-work  
 22. Twenty-two 297
  The superabundance of grace - the source of assurance and joy - man under sin's dominion - sin's reign in modem society - sin and death  
 23. Twenty-three 313
  The reign of grace - the activity of grace - the inauguration of the kingdom of grace - grace and righteousness - reverence and boldness  
 24. Twenty-four 326
  The programme of the reign of grace - seen in Biblical history, prophecy and church history - seen in the individual, in the 'ordo salutis' - the power of grace  
 25. Twenty-five 341
  The power of the reign of grace - spiritual death and irresistible grace - the powerful work of grace in every part of salvation - indelible grace  
 26. Twenty-six 356
  The munificence of grace - the ultimate victory of grace - the One who makes this reign possible - the triumph of grace in Christ's Kingship  

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