According to this text, how was sin and death introduced into the world? (5:12-14)
Compare the person and work of Adam with the person and work of Jesus. How are they similar? (5:12, 18-19)
Contrast the person and work of Adam with the person and work of Jesus. How are they different? (5:15-17)
According to this text, what did Jesus secure for his people at the cross? What is some of the language that Paul uses to describe this? (5:15-21)
What does it mean to be “in Adam”? What does it mean to be “in Christ”? How are these two different?
What evidence does Paul give to show that Adam’s sin was, in fact, imputed to humanity? (5:13-14)
What does Paul mean when he says “the law came in to increase the trespass” (Rom. 5:20)?
How does the doctrine of the imputation of sin and guilt through Adam, and the imputation of righteousness through Christ, give us assurance of salvation, as Christians?