Romans: the Big Picture

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A revised overview of Paul’s letter to the Romans (adapted from commentaries by John Stott (IVP) and Douglas Moo (NICNT)). PDF version (252 KB)

This overview aims to show how the main theme of Romans, namely Paul’s gospel of salvation in 1:16-17, is expressed throughout the letter. Paul outlines this theme vertically, i.e. how the gospel impacts our relationship with God in chapters 1-8 ( = faith + hope). Paul outlines this theme horizontally, i.e. how the gospel impacts our relationships with others in 12-16 ( = love). Chapters 9-11 are the bridge from the vertical to the horizontal, i.e. how faith in the gospel redefines the people of God, i.e. Jews and Gentiles together in Jesus.

The Tabernacle mini-model

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A model of the tabernacle, courtyard and furnishings to print out, cut out and assemble. PDF version (292 KB)

Please note: the model works best if printed directly onto light card or printed onto paper and then glued onto card. The template is designed for A4 sheets. But if it’s too fiddly and difficult at this scale, by all means, enlarge the sheets to A3. I haven’t included any instructions with the template, but if you get stuck in the assembly process, please let me know: visualunit.me/contact/

Jerusalem rebuilt

Jerusalem A diagram of the city of Jerusalem, rebuilt under Ezra and Nehemiah in the 6th and 5th centuries B.C., after the return of the Babylonian exiles. Please note that this layout is indicative only, as many of the locations mentioned in Nehemiah are difficult to pinpoint precisely. PDF version (212 KB)