Good News

Hope for All Nations – (The good news of God’s Kingdom is one message of hope for all nations)

Redemption, not Abandonment – (The heart of Christian hope is the resurrection and new creation)

Blessing to the Nations – (The promise to Abraham to bless all nations in his “seed” is fulfilled in Jesus)

The True Light – (Jesus is the only true light, a light that shines all the brighter in the darkness, and this light means life for men)

Message and Mission – (Jesus summons his disciples to proclaim the Good News of the kingdom of God in every inhabited corner of the earth)

Both Jews and Greeks – (Both Jews and Gentiles stand or fall before God on the same basis)

The Righteousness of God – (The “righteousness of God” refers not to an absolute moral standard, but to the faithfulness of God to His promises)

Future Glory – (Paul summarizes what God did for us in Jesus and prepares for his explanation of the present status of the Jewish people – Romans 8:18-39)

Coheirs and Brethren – (Paul links the bodily Resurrection of the saints with the New Creation)

Redemption or Abandonment? – (At the heart of the salvation provided by Jesus are the resurrection and new creation at Christ’s arrival in glory)

The Redemption of Our Body – (Paul links the bodily resurrection of believers to the New Creation since both are integral to the promised redemption)

The Inheritance of the Saints – (Believers are the heirs of Abraham, and the possession of their inheritance is secured by the gift of the Spirit)