1 Corinthians 8: There are many gods and many lords—To us there is one God (the Father) and one Lord, who is Christ. 1 Corinthians 9: Paul rejoices in his Christian liberty—He preaches the gospel to all without charge—He is all things to all men to gain converts. 1 Corinthians 10: Christ is the God of Israel and the spiritual Rock that guided them—Ancient Israel rebelled against Christ—Paul contrasts true and false sacraments. 1 Corinthians 11: Paul speaks of certain customs of hair and grooming—Heresies will arise that test and prove the faithful—The sacramental emblems are partaken in remembrance of the flesh and blood of Christ—Beware of partaking unworthily. 1 Corinthians 12: The Holy Ghost reveals that Jesus is the Christ—Spiritual gifts are present among the Saints—Apostles, prophets, and miracles are found in the true Church. 1 Corinthians 13: Paul discusses the high status of charity—Charity, a pure love, excels and exceeds almost all else.
Romans 7: The law of Moses is fulfilled in Christ—Paul delights in the law of God after the inward man. Romans 8: The law of Christ brings life and peace—Those adopted as children of God become joint heirs with Christ—God’s elect are foreordained to eternal life—Christ makes intercession for man. Romans 9: Paul explains how the law of election (foreordination) operates—The people of Israel are chosen (foreordained) to receive the adoption, covenants, promises, and blessings of the gospel; yet they are not all Israel who are of Israel—They must seek their blessings by faith—The Gentiles also attain to righteousness and salvation by faith. Romans 10: Salvation comes through righteousness to those who believe in Christ—Faith comes by hearing the gospel taught by legal administrators sent of God. Romans 11: Israel was chosen (foreordained) according to the election of grace—But some harden their hearts against it—The Gentiles are adopted into the house of Israel—The gospel goes preferentially to the Gentiles until the fulness of the Gentiles. Romans 12: Paul counsels the Saints to present their bodies as a living sacrifice, to use their own grace-given gifts, and to live as Saints should live. Romans 13: Paul counsels, Be subject unto God’s ministers; keep the commandments; love one another; righteousness leads to salvation. Romans 14: PAvoid quarreling about opinions and making unrighteous judgment of each other—Every knee will bow to Christ—The kingdom of God embraces righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. Romans 15: True Saints fellowship one another—Paul recounts his diligence in preaching the gospel—The gifts of the Spirit are poured out upon the Gentiles. Romans 16: Paul sends greetings to various Saints—He counsels the Saints to avoid those who cause divisions—The Saints should be wise concerning good and innocent concerning evil.
Romans 1: The gospel is the power of God unto salvation through Jesus Christ—The wrath of God rests on those guilty of murder, homosexual practices, fornication, and other sins if the guilty do not repent. Romans 2: God will render to every person according to his or her deeds—Both Jews and Gentiles will be judged by gospel laws. Romans 3: Man is not justified by the law of Moses—He is justified through righteousness, which comes through faith in Christ, made possible through Christ’s atoning sacrifice. Romans 4: Abraham’s faith was accounted to him for righteousness—Man is justified by faith, righteous works, and grace. Romans 5: Man is justified through the blood of Christ—Adam fell, and Christ atoned that man might be saved. Romans 6: Baptism is in similitude of the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ—The wages of sin is death—Christ brings eternal life.