New Testament

Week 24: The Epistles of Paul, Part 5

Romans

Week 23 | NT home | Week 25

13 April 2023

Downloads

Notes and lesson materials will be posted after the class has been held.

PPSX PowerPoint file icon

Lesson 24 slideshow (on‑screen version)

PDF document icon

Lesson 24 slideshow (printable version)

Additional Reading and Links

  • Much of Romans is concerned with the principle of justification. Elder D. Todd Christofferson explained this principle in his article “Justification and Sanctification,” Ensign, June 2001, 18–25.

  • Biblical scholar Pete Enns shares ten things essential to understanding the book of Romans in “Romans for Normal People,” The Bible for Normal People (podcast), 16 April 2018.

  • In Romans 13:1–7, Paul expressed his view on the relationship between ancient Christians and the Roman Empire. Modern Church leaders have also written about our responsibilities as citizens; see “Citizenship and Conscience,” Newsroom of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6 May 2015.

  • Was the woman Junia (mentioned in Romans 16:7) known to the apostles or was she one of the apostles? Latter-day Saint scholar Daniel Peterson examines the evidence in his article, “Defending the Faith: Exploring what Paul meant by ‘apostle,’Deseret News (2 October 2013).