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The Prison Letters of Paul

The Prison Letters of Paul
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Prison Letters
Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Philemon
Caesarea under the governships of Felix and Festus
Paul's first known imprisonment was in...
Rome while Paul awaits trial before Caesar
Paul's second known imprisonment was in...
Ephesus
Some scholars have conjectured yet another imprisonment of Paul in...
plea for a runaway slave
philemon
Christian slavemaster
Philemon was a....?
Onesimus
a recently converted runaway slave
Colossae
Philemon was a resident of...?
profitable
Onesimus
Christ as the Head of the Church
Colossians:
divine purpose and creative and redemptive work of Christ
against devaluation of Christ by a particular brand of heresy that threatens the church, Paul's themes in Colossians highlights the...?
Timothy, Aristarchus, Mark, Epaphras, Luke, Demas, Archippus, and Onesimus
mentioned in both Colossians and Philemon; making the two letters inseparably linked
Marcionite tradition
places the place of writing for Colossians in Ephesus
valley of the Lycus River
the city of Colossae lay in the..., a mountainous district about 100 miles east of Ephesus
Epaphras
Colossians learned God's grace from...
Archippus
left in charge of the church in Colossae during Epaphras' leave
gentile
the Christians in Colossae are predominately...
Jewish legalism, Greek Philosophic speculation and oriental mysticism
the Colossian heresy blends together...
trade route
Colossae was located on an important ".....", linking East and West together
doctrine and exhortation
Colossians divides into two main sections:
Scythians
were regarded as particularly uncouth barbarians
the Church as the Body of Christ
Ephesians:
the church as Christ's body
Ephesians emphasizes ".......," whereas Colossians emphasizes the headship of Christ
Tychicus
Paul's letter carrier to take the letters to Ephesus and Colossae
the same time
Ephesians and Colossians were written approximately...
E.J. Goodspeed
theorized that an admirer of Paul wrote Ephesians toward the end of the first century
Adolf von Harnack
suggested that early copyists suppressed the name Laodicea because of the condemnation of the Laodicean church in Revelation
circular letter
More than likely, "Ephesians" is a "....." addressed to various churches in the vicinity of Ephesus
The Spiritual Privileges of the Church
Part one of Ephesians discusses..
The Spiritual Responsibilities of the Church
Part two of Ephesians discusses..
A Friendly Note of Thanks
Philippians:
Epaphroditus
member of the church in Philippi; took a gift from the church to Paul while Paul was in prison in Rome; risked his life for the work of Christ
Praetorian Guard
the elite bodyguard of a Roman Emperor
kenoun
to empty
kenosis theory of incarnation
the incarnation as an emptying
Euodia and Syntyche
two women; former helpers of Paul; plea for unity in Philippians
Syzygos
true "yokefellow"; promotes reconciliation between Euodia and Syntyche
Hierapolis
Which town near Laodicea had hot springs (which is insightful to understanding Laodicea's useless lukewarm water)?
Palatine Hill
where Rome's richest people lived