Hearing (Romans 10:5-17)

God uses the official preaching of the word as the primary way of calling sinners to faith.

I.       Two Kinds of Righteousness (vv. 5-13)
         A.     Based on the Works of the Law (vv. 5, 6)
         B.     Based on the Hearing with Faith (vv. 6-13)

II.     Hearing the Gospel (vv. 14-17)
         A.     How Will They Hear? (vv. 14-15)
         B.     Preaching Christ is Beautiful (vv. 15, 17)
         C.     No Guarantees (v. 16)

III.    Addressing Pride and Fear
         A.     Text and Subtext
         B.     Avoiding Dangerous Extremes
         C.     Hearing the Visible Word