The Message of Romans
God’s Good News for the World
Author: John Stott
When Paul first penned his letter to the house churches of Rome, his purpose was to gain prayerful support for his coming mission to the western reaches of the Mediterranean world. Little did he know that for two millennia this tautly tuned exposition of the gospel would echo through church and academy, market and home. Or that it would leap great oceans to reverberate through lands and hearts beyond the farthest edges of his world.
John Stott, in this new paperback edition previously released with the title Romans, joins a chorus of distinguished voices of the church who have pondered and lived the great themes of Romans, and who have tuned our ears to hear its rich harmonies and meditate on its broad vision. In the classic tradition of great Christian leaders who have commented on Romans, Stott expounds Paul’s words, themes and arguments. The power of the gospel, the righteousness of God revealed from heaven, is clearly addressed to today’s men and women who have answered its summons.
Not only is Stott deeply acquainted with the text and context of Romans, he is also conversant with the most recent Pauline scholarship. Even more important, he views Romans from his own pastoral and missionary perspective, an outlook shaped in turn by the great vision of the apostle. Here is a commentary for those who live on the edge of the third millennium, a commentary spanning the two worlds of Romans–Paul’s and ours.
Other Titles Available:
|The Message of the Sermon on the Mount||The Message of Matthew|
|The Message of Mark||The Message of Luke|
|The Message of John||The Message of Acts|
|The Message of 1 Corinthians||The Message of 2 Corinthians|
|The Message of Galatians||The Message of Ephesians|
|The Message of Philippians||The Message of Colossians & Philemon|
|The Message of 1 & 2 Thessalonians||The Message of 1 Timothy & Titus|
|The Message of 2 Timothy||The Message of Hebrews|
|The Message of James||The Message of 1 Peter|
|The Message of 2 Peter & Jude||The Message of John’s Letters|
|The Message of Revelation||Set of all 22 titles|