The Prison Letters of Paul
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...
Some scholars have conjectured yet another imprisonment of Paul in...
plea for a runaway slave
Philemon was a....?
a recently converted runaway slave
Philemon was a resident of...?
Christ as the Head of the Church
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
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
Colossians learned God's grace from...
left in charge of the church in Colossae during Epaphras' leave
the Christians in Colossae are predominately...
Jewish legalism, Greek Philosophic speculation and oriental mysticism
the Colossian heresy blends together...
Colossae was located on an important ".....", linking East and West together
doctrine and exhortation
Colossians divides into two main sections:
were regarded as particularly uncouth barbarians
the Church as the Body of Christ
the church as Christ's body
Ephesians emphasizes ".......," whereas Colossians emphasizes the headship of Christ
Paul's letter carrier to take the letters to Ephesus and Colossae
the same time
Ephesians and Colossians were written approximately...
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
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
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
the elite bodyguard of a Roman Emperor
kenosis theory of incarnation
the incarnation as an emptying
Euodia and Syntyche
two women; former helpers of Paul; plea for unity in Philippians
true "yokefellow"; promotes reconciliation between Euodia and Syntyche
Which town near Laodicea had hot springs (which is insightful to understanding Laodicea's useless lukewarm water)?
where Rome's richest people lived