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Paul's Letter to the Philippians and Philemon
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In what Roman province was the city of Philippi located?
On what famous Roman road was Philippi located?
After who was Philippi named?
Philip II of Macedonia
What famous event took place "on the plains near Philippi" in Oct of 42 BC?
Antony and Octavian fought Cassius and Brutus over government reform.
Who turned Philippi into a Roman colony?
When the city became a colony, who was settled there?
Roman army veterans
Although scholars disagree about where Paul was when he wrote this letter, it is clear that he wrote it while he was in what?
Scholars have noticed that, after what appears to be a closing to the letter at the end to Chapter 2, Paul erupts into warnings against false teachers who have been teaching what?
According to the traditional view, where was Paul when he wrote this letter, and when did he write it?
prison, around 51-53 AD
a) Most recent scholarship favors what location and date for the writing of the letter?
Rome, 61 AD
Some scholars have argued that the letter as we have it is actually a composite of at least how many letters?
Because of its main themes, this letter has been termed "the letter of..." what?
Who are the two senders of this letter?
Paul and Timothy
Paul mentions two positions of early church leadership in the Greeting of his letter. What are they?
Overseers and ministers / bishops and deacons
Acc to the Thanksgiving, what was Paul's "prayer" for the Philippians?
Abundant love and knowledge
Paul says that his "situation has turned out rather to advance the gospel." To what situation is he referring?
Paul going to prison
What does Paul claim that the "majority of brothers" have done as a result of this situation?
have become confident in the lord / embraced christ
What are the two motivations of those who preach Christ since Paul found himself in this situation?
envy and good will
Why does Paul think that the motivation behind their preaching ultimately doesn't matter?
because christ is preached
Fill in the blanks "For me, life is..., and death is ..."
For me life is Christ, and death is gain.
Paul says he is caught between the choice between life and death. What is it about each that makes the choice so difficult?
He desires to die to be with christ, but help people in his body
What is unusual about Paul's discussion of the choice between life and death, in light of what he said previously about the living and the dead in 1 Thess?
He says that the dead are sleeping but he claims he will immediately rise.
Paul tells the Philippians that their unity and refusal to be intimidated by their opponents is proof of their (the Philippians') what?
He also tells them that it has been granted to them not only to believe in Christ, but also to do what?
to suffer for him
What does Paul tell the Philippians to do to "complete my joy"?
Being with the same mind and heart / care for each other
Acc to v.6, Christ was "in the form" of who?
But Christ didn't regard what as "something to be grasped"?
equality with god
Acc to the footnote for v.6, this verse is probably intended to contrast Jesus With what significant figure in the book of Genesis?
Acc to v.7, Christ "emptied himself, taking the form.." of what?
What OT prophet predicted a messiah figure that would come in the form of a servant or slave?
IN 2:17, Paul says that, "even if I am poured out as libation upon the sacrificial service of your faith, I rejoice and share my joy with all of you." Acc to the footnote, what does Paul mean when he refers to himself as "libation"?
Who is the first person that Paul says he hopes to send to the Philippians to find out how they are doing?
Whos is the second person Paul plans to send?
Why did Paul think it necessary to send this second person?
he was distressed and sick
In 3:3-4, Paul tells the Philippians to beware of whom?
Dogs, evil workers, mutilation
What did these people apparently teach?
Why does Paul think he has more reason to be confident "in the flesh" than "anyone else"?
He was a Jew and followed them
Paul says that he considers all things he had gained "before Christ" to be ""so much" what?
rubbish / human feces
He also says that he has " no righteousness of his own based on the law but that which comes through" what?
a faith in christ
Paul also claims that by sharing in Christ's sufferings and "being conformed to his death", he hopes to somehow attain what?
resurrection from the dead
Acc to Paul, when Jesus returns those who have awaited him will have their "lowly body" changed to conform to what"
In 4:3, Paul urges two women to settle their differences. What are their names?
Euodia and Syntcyche
IN 4:3, Paul mysteriously addresses someone he calls "true yokemate." IMpress me. Who did Eusebius think that "tokemate" was?
Clement of Alexandria
Paul offers gratitude to the Philippians for providing for his needs "not only once but more than once" when he was in what city?
Paul concludes this letter by saying that "all the holy ones send you their greetings, especially those of.." whose household?
Like Philippians, this letter was written while Paul was in what?
Where is Philemon believed to have been written from?
and when is it believed to have been written?
This letter concerns a slave. What was his name?
Where was he (onesimus) from?
What had he (onesimus) done?
run away from his master
Acc ot the intro. what are the 3 reasons why Paul doesn't directly attack the institution of slavery in this letter?
1. Christian communities were not' in a position to
2. Christ would soon come again
3. slavery was everywhere
Who are the 3 people to whom this letter is specifically addressed?
Philemon, Apphia, and Archippus (AAP)
Paul says he has the "full right or order to do what proper, "but rather urges him out of what?
V.10-11 contain a play on the name of Philemon's slave. What is the slave's name?
What does Onesimus mean?
How did Paul and this slave come to meet each other?
Paul urges Philemon to take his slave back, not as a slave, but as what?
In v. 18, what does Paul tell Philemon he should do if she slave has done him any injustice?
Charge him not the slave
Again, in v.19,what does Paul tell Philemon he is writing to him "in my own hand"?
But, in v.20, Paul tells Philemon that Philemon owes him what?
his very salvation
The letter concluded with a list of people who send their greetings along with Paul. On the list are believed to be the names of two gospels authors. Which two?
Mark and Luke
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