The epistle to the Romans, written by Paul from Corinth, has four main purposes. First, Paul’s purpose was to set forth in a clear and logical manner the major Christian doctrines, with emphasis on the doctrine of justification by faith alone. Second, he intends to strengthen the church in its hope. Third, he instructs the mixed Jewish and Gentile church at Rome concerning the rejection of the Jews as a nation and the inclusion of the Gentiles in the church. Fourth, he admonishes the church concerning living various aspects of the Christian life.
Answering the questions asked in this guide will lead God’s people to an understanding of both its doctrinal and practical aspects.