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But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
Healing in early church--"But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me."
2 Corinthians 12:9
Then Peter began to speak: "I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism
"From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem." (Paul mentioned first)
"After Paul had seen the vision, we got ready at once to leave for Macedonia..." (LUKE joins) Which MJ and which verse?
Troas (MJ2) : Acts 16:9-10
"There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus."
Practical implications of Galatians
All good theology ends in ethics, law put into proper perspective, serve out of love
Why Romans is written
Always wanted to go to Rome, wants prayer and support, Rome would be headquarters if he went to Spain
"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: 'The righteous will live by faith.'" (theme/prologue of book)
Model of salvation by Faith, Galatians 3:6
"So also Abraham 'believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.'"
Simul Justus et Peccator
Martin Luther's understanding of Christian life: matter of struggle, justified in Christ
"and in this way all Israel will be saved. As it is written: 'The deliverer will come from Zion; he will turn godlessness away from Jacob.'"
4 parties at odds in Corinthians
1) Followers of Paul, Gentiles
2) Followers of Apollos of Alexandria (Egypt), intellectuals
3) Followers of Peter, Jews
4) Followers of Jesus, prideful
"Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in your midst? If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy that person; for God's temple is sacred, and you together are that temple." (Reminder of nature of Church)
1 Corinthians 3:16-17
"those who use the things of the world, as if not engrossed in them. For this world in its present form is passing away."
1 Corinthians 7:31
Leaves us in middle of story:
"For two whole years Paul stayed there in his own rented house and welcomed all who came to see him. 31 He proclaimed the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ—with all boldness and without hindrance!"
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