Sermons on Romans 3

The Greatest Thing in the World: An Overview of Romans 1–7

Romans 1:1 - 7:25

by John Piper

Because of Christ there is no condemnation, only deep transformation.

The Mighty and Merciful Message of Romans 1-8

Romans 1:1 - 8:39

by John Piper

Let God Be True Though Every Man a Liar

Romans 3:1-8

by John Piper

Who are they whose condemnation is just? Those who play games with the Word of God.

Why God Inspired Hard Texts

Romans 3:1-8

by John Piper

What are some implications of the fact that God has founded Christianity on a book that has difficult passages?

All Jews and Gentiles Are Under Sin

Romans 3:9-18

by John Piper

Mouths Closed and All the World Accountable to God

Palm Sunday

Romans 3:19-20

by John Piper

Christianity is not a narrow, provincial, or tribal religion. It declares things that have to do with the whole world.

Jesus Is Precious Because He Removes Our Guilt

Romans 3:19-26

by John Piper

Turn away from all the intellectual, physical, and religious tactics the world uses to evade its guilt, and rest in Jesus.

How Is It Right to Justify the Ungodly?

Romans 3:20 - 4:5

by John Piper

We unseat judges with indignation who acquit the guilty. Our moral sensibility is outraged when wrong and guilt are given legal sanction. Yet at the heart of our gospel stands the sentence: God justifies the ungodly who trust in him.

God Vindicated His Righteousness in the Death of Christ

Romans 3:21-26

by John Piper

God put sent Christ to die in order to demonstrate his righteousness.

God Justified the Ungodly

Romans 3:21 - 4:8

by John Piper

Being justified means being forgiven, being reckoned righteous, being loved by God, and being secured by God forever.

Justification by Faith Establishes the Law

Romans 3:27-31

by John Piper

The moral law in the Old Testament is not a ladder for climbing, but a track for riding in the power of the Holy Spirit.

Justification by Faith Is the End of Boasting

Romans 3:27-31

by John Piper

Boasting matters to Paul because it is the outward form of the inward moral corruption that lies behind all the evils and miseries of the world.

The Reformed Faith and Racial Harmony

Racial Harmony Sunday

Romans 3:28

by John Piper

Where racial harmony doesn’t flourish, the cross of Christ is dishonored and the sovereignty of God is obscured.

One God and One Salvation for All the Nations

Romans 3:29-30

by John Piper

God is one, and everyone he justifies is justified in the same way. Therefore he is God not only over the Jews but over all peoples.