Paul, an apostle – sent not from men nor by man, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead – in this study we will simply focus on Paul the apostle and what a man he was.
Galatians 5:4 – You who are trying to be justified by the law have been alienated from Christ; you have fallen away from grace. In this study, we will examine the differences between these two justification methods and attempt to restore to law what it deserves – just not the justification part.
Romans 3:20 – Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin. In this study we will examine the difference between the law of works and the law of faith, and this all-important purpose of the existence of law – it is through law that we become conscious of our sin.
2 Corinthians 7:8 – Even if I caused you sorrow by my letter, I do not regret it. Though I did regret it—I see that my letter hurt you, but only for a little while— In this study, we will look at Paul’s attitude as the writer of letters and his consideration for his recipients.
Philemon 1:7 – Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the saints. In this study, we will examine how Paul’s great encouragement to Philemon took the form of a few words in a letter.
1 Thessalonians 5:19 – Do not put out the Spirit’s fire. In this study we will examine the metaphor of the fire in reference to the Holy Spirit, and we will also dive into the topic of rejection.