Week 22: Galatians, Philippians, & Philemon

Hurricane West Stake Adult Religion Class

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Paul·s second missionary journey

A.D. 49²52

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Paul·s third missionary journey

A.D. 54²58

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Galatians
‡ To Gentile converts in Galatia (central Asia Minor). ‡ Maybe written A.D. 52²54, possibly earlier.

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Galatians
‡ 1:1²9. Introduction. 
1:6²9. His occasion for writing this letter.

‡ 1:10²2:14. The nature of Paul·s apostleship. 
1:10²24. His early life and conversion.  2:1²10. The Jerusalem Council.  2:11²14. Paul·s conflict with Peter.

‡ 2:15²4:31. Argument against Gentiles living the Law of Moses. 
2:15²16. His thesis statement.  3:10²14. Why the Law can·t save us.  3:15²19. Abrahamic covenant superior to Law of Moses.  3:23²29. Gentiles are heirs of Abraham.
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Galatians
‡ 1:1²9. Introduction. ‡ 1:10²2:14. The nature of Paul·s apostleship. ‡ 2:15²4:31. Argument against Gentiles living the Law of Moses. ‡ 5:2²6:10. Exhortation to the Galatians . 
5:16²25. Walk in the Spirit.

‡ 6:11²18. Conclusion.

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Philippi

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Paul·s second missionary journey

A.D. 49²52

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Paul·s third missionary journey

A.D. 54²58

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Philippians
‡ To saints in the Macedonian city of Philippi. ‡ Traditionally written A.D. 61²63 from Rome; possibly earlier.

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Philippians
‡ 1:1-11. Introduction. ‡ 1:12-26. Paul·s situation and his reactions to it. ‡ 1:27-2:18. First exhortation on discipleship. 
2:5-11. A hymn: Christ, the focus and model for discipleship.

‡ 2:19-30. Timothy and Epaphroditus, Paul·s messengers. ‡ 3:1-4:1. Second exhortation on discipleship. ‡ 4:2-23. Final exhortation, thanks, and conclusion. 
4:4-9. A call to joy, peace, and pure living in Christ.
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Philemon
‡ To Philemon, Apphia, and Archipus (of Colossae?) ‡ Traditionally written A.D. 61²63 from Rome; possibly earlier.

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Next week: Romans