PWD Lesson 03 Roman 1:16-17 Part 1


Mark continues with a third lesson in the series Passages Worth the Dig focusing on Romans 1:16-17 and a key word of “gospel”. The book Paul wrote to the church in Rome can be summarized in these two verses. Mark shares how numerous English words come from Greek roots. Translating takes work. We must use the language tools now available to have enhanced understanding of the vocabulary - 1) Look it up (lexicon), 2) Look at context, 3) Examine other usage/contrasts by author. Mark reveals the history of the church in Rome including the expulsion and return of the Jews and how these language tools can help us with an enhanced understanding of why Paul wrote to the church in Rome and what he meant by “the gospel.” KEYWORDS: Paul, Romans, gospel, lexicon, context, usage, Jews, Greeks, Gentiles


Speaker: Mark Lanier



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