Instead, they essentially instructed Gentiles be culturally sensitive to their Jewish brothers and sisters, because the Law was respected and observed by Jews everywhere. He began debating with Hellenistic Jews, and they tried to kill him, so the Christians took him to Caesarea an sent him home to Tarsus (Acts 9:26–30). Even the most difficult passages are clearly understood as each word is articulately pronounced by Dr. Mims. The people who saw this thought Paul and Barnabas were gods, and attempted to make sacrifices to them even as Paul and Barnabas tried to convince them not to. Paul and Silas shared the gospel with the jailer, and once they were freed, they returned to Lydia’s house, and then left for Thessalonica. As an apostle to the Gentiles, not only did Paul need to engage the cultures he was trying to reach, but he had to protect these new believers from the weight of obligation that Jewish Christians often tried to impose on them. Just after his conversion on the road to Damascus, Paul began preaching in the synagogues. Paul's birthplace was not the land Christ walked but the Hellenistic city of Tarsus, the chief city of the Roman province of Cilicia. In his letter to the church in Galatians, Paul wanted the Galatians to know that they didn’t need to follow the Law of Moses to be saved. In the Latin Vulgate, it is customary to separate chapter and verse with a comma, for example, "Ioannem 3,16".But in English bibles it is customary to separate chapter and verse with a colon, for example, "John 3:16". After he received a vision (Acts 10:9–16), Peter was one of the first apostles to specifically advocate for sharing the gospel with Gentiles. As we see from Paul’s own letters, he was highly respected in the increasingly scattered Christian communities, many of which he started himself. For the law of Moses has been preached in every city from the earliest times and is read in the synagogues on every Sabbath.” —Acts 15:19–21. In his second letter to the Corinthians, which was likely written before his final trip to Jerusalem, Paul claims he was shipwrecked three times: “Three times I was beaten with rods. Includes 1611 KJV and 1769 Cambridge KJV. But the remaining six letters have raised some questions, and scholars debate whether or not they can really be attributed to Paul. The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769. Instead of persecuting Christians, Paul was called to be persecuted as one of them. In 2002, archaeologists found a large marble sarcophagus near the location Jerome and Caius described. I am excited to see what you give us next …. Tarsus, modern-day Tersous in southeastern Turkey, has never been systematically excavated to first-century levels, so extensive archaeological data are lacking. He fell to the ground and heard a voice say to him, ‘Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?’, ‘I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting,’ he replied. There is no book of Paul just his letters, however it is very clear that God used him as a post disciple of Christ Jesus to solidify the truth. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.” —Philippians 3:20–21. The Audio Bible KJV has the text and Audio Bible files linked together. Most scholars (critical and conservative) believe that Paul did write seven of them: Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Philippians, 1 Thessalonians, and Philemon. This has help me understand and see the word in a different light, especially Paul’s works. God's wisdom and knowledge transcend human ken; he is infinitely wise and all-knowing; all things are "from him and through him and to him". I will have to reread this several times to add to my thinking and understanding. After listening to everyone, the Apostle James concluded: “It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. Join our email list, and we’ll send you some of our best free resources—plus we’ll tell you whenever we make something new. He goes on to say that he considers this righteousness “garbage” next to the righteousness that comes from faith in Christ (Philippians 3:8–9). And once Jesus redirected him, Paul continued on this trajectory for the rest of his life. Paul’s accusers requested that Paul be sent back to Jerusalem “for they were preparing an ambush to kill him along the way” (Acts 25:3). He gained many followers, but those who opposed him started a riot and threatened his supporters, so the believers sent him on to Berea. He healed a man with fever and dysentery (Acts 28:8). He was bit by a venomous snake and nothing happened to him (Acts 28:3-5). On six occasions in Acts, Jews and Gentiles alike made plans to murder him—and one of those times, they stoned him and left him for dead. In his letter to the Corinthians, first-century church father Clement of Rome said Paul “had gone to the extremity of the west,” which at the time presumably meant Spain. During their time in Philippi, a spirit that possessed a local slave girl was bothering Paul, so he cast it out of her (Acts 16:18). (Well, unless you count each individual Psalm as a document, in which case David wins.) Having Caesar’s court and the Roman justice system as his captive audience might have been Paul’s play all along. After putting his faith in Jesus, Paul immediately began preaching publicly (Acts 9:20), and he quickly built a reputation as a formidable teacher (Acts 9:22). I’m just brain-storming here, with you, I’ve been thinking about using such a cover sheet for some time now, and your map just strikes me as being the best one I’ve seen. Some, like the centurion in Acts 22:28, had to pay a lot of money to have it. Everywhere he went, Paul established new Christian communities and helped these fledgling believers develop their own leadership. By appealing to Caesar, Paul forced Festus to send him to Rome to await trial. If a verse or topic does not belong, please contact us.Some scripture references/categories courtesy of Open Bible … Placing his hands on Saul, he said, ‘Brother Saul, the Lord—Jesus, who appeared to you on the road as you were coming here—has sent me so that you may see again and be filled with the Holy Spirit.’ Immediately, something like scales fell from Saul’s eyes, and he could see again. perhaps it was a strategic move on Paul’s part to testify about Christ to the leaders of the Roman empire. While Paul and Silas were in jail, there was an earthquake, and the prison doors opened and everyone’s chains came loose, but no one tried to escape. More than any other person besides Jesus, Paul was the reason Christianity spread so far and so fast. ‘We who are Jews by birth and not sinful Gentiles know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. There are 80 books in the King James Bible—39 in the Old Testament, 14 in the Apocrypha, and 27 in the New Testament.. The Apostle Paul is traditionally considered the author of 13 books of the New Testament. He stayed with two named Aquila and Priscilla, who were tentmakers, like him. He was “exceedingly mad” against the disciples of Christ and “breathed threatening and slaughter” against them. Most of what we know about the Apostle Paul (also known as Saint Paul or Saul of Tarsus) comes from the writings attributed to him and the Book of Acts. Paul, as Saul of Tarsus, remember, had led his nation and the world in rebellion against God and His Christ. Scholars believe this is likely when he wrote his letter to the Philippians, because he references being in chains (Philippians 1:12–13). But as the Gentiles joined the church, Paul noticed that Peter still treated Gentile Christians differently in order to save face with those who still valued the law. He certainly wasn’t the only apostle to do so, but he is known as the “apostle to the Gentiles” because that’s who Jesus specifically called him to minister to (Acts 9:15), he and the other apostles agreed that was his role (Galatians 2:7), and that was undeniably the focus of his ministry. Paul had a vision which led the group to Macedonia, and interestingly, here the author of Acts begins to include themself in the story “After Paul had seen the vision, we got ready at once to leave for Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them” (Acts 16:10, emphasis added). For example, in 2 Timothy (believed to have been written shortly before his death) he appears to reference a recent trip to Troas (2 Timothy 4:13), which would’ve been impossible if he’d already been imprisoned in Caesarea for more than two years before his house arrest in Rome. In Acts 26, he shared the gospel with King Herod Agrippa II while he was on trial in Caesarea. Paul and Silas travelled through Derbe and then Lystra, where they picked up a believer named Timothy (this is the Timothy Paul writes to in 1 Timothy and 2 Timothy). On Paul’s way to round up some Christians as prisoners, Jesus stopped him dead in his tracks and crippled him with blindness. Paul goes on to say that “if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing!” (Galatians 2:21). (Galatians 1:13-18) In my mind, Paul met Jesus on a … The Lord called to him in a vision, ‘Ananias!’, The Lord told him, ‘Go to the house of Judas on Straight Street and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying. 14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped … #NAME? Paul’s calling as an apostle to the Gentiles was also reinforced by the original apostles. I would, of course, give you credit for having created the map – cover sheet. According to records in the New Testament and before his conversion, Paul was committed to persecuting the early followers of Jesus in the region of Jerusalem. Instead of taking away from their number, he added to it. Dribbble: https://dribbble.com/lizlovesdesign Email: lizlovesdesign@gmail.com, I really enjoyed your history of Pauls life , ministry , journeys etc ,. (Though he’s first mentioned by his Hebrew name, Saul—we’ll get to that soon.). They got everyone riled up against Paul and Silas and managed to convince the local authorities to have them beaten and imprisoned. But that’s not what happened here. Wonderful maps. His followers smuggled him in and out of the city in a basket (Acts 9:23–25). Instead, as Paul himself suggests, he was a Jew in terms of his circumcision, Benjaminite lineage, Hebrew ancestry, and Pharisaic training. Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. However, there are also a couple of writings from the late first and early second centuries that refer to him, including Clement of Rome’s letter to the Corinthians. (He was still alive.) Please get back with me, even if you’re not interested in my idea, Thank you, Robin Riley. He spent much of his ministry dismantling the idea that in order to have a saving faith in Jesus, Gentiles must first “become Jewish” by adopting the Mosaic Law. But Jesus doesn’t refer to him as Paul, and he was still called Saul 11 more times after his conversion. Paul is commonly regarded as one of the most influential figures of the Apostolic Age. And as he explained earlier in his epistle to the Galatians, Peter, James, and John already agreed with him: the Gentiles did not need to follow the Law of Moses, and Jewish Christians were not better or superior than Gentile Christians because they did follow the Law. After Paul insulted the high priest and sparked an intense theological debate between the Sadducees and Pharisees, a group of more than 40 men took a vow not to eat or drink until they killed Paul (Acts 23:12–13). These were the first members of the church Paul writes to in Philippians. Throughout the rest of Acts, Paul is a prominent figure who plays a pivotal role in bringing the gospel to non-Jewish communities. Together they traveled from town to town and told people what the apostles had decided at the Council of Jerusalem where James told Gentile Christians not to worry about circumcision, which was pretty ironic, because Paul had just circumcised Timothy (Acts 16:3). Some sources might help your case there, friend. Many of the Jews in attendance grew angry and tried to stop them, but the Gentiles were receptive to their message.Paul and Barnabas ultimately left Psidion Antioch due to persecution, and traveled to another Turkish city called Iconium. Like his father he was a Pharisee but grafted into Christianity through conversion. But after his encounter with Jesus, instead of stamping out Christianity, Paul stoked the flames of the faith wherever he went, at whatever the cost. One of the most remarkable aspects of Paul’s life is that as a young man, he was well-known for persecuting Christians, but by the end of his life, he’d endured significant persecution as a Christian. After staying in Antioch for awhile, Paul asked Barnabas to go with him to visit the churches they’d established together. Many Christians would be surprised to learn that these academic debates are even happening, because these letters are all signed by Paul. Here they met with a group of women, including a wealthy cloth dealer named Lydia. This site uses cookies to analyze traffic and ensure you get the best experience. Paul’s first journey began in Antioch with a calling from the Holy Spirit (Acts 13:2–3). Acts records three missionary journeys that took Paul throughout Asia Minor, Cyprus, Greece, Macedonia, and Syria. In the opening verses of Romans 1, Paul provides a litany of his own apostolic appointment to preach among the Gentiles and his post-conversion convictions about the risen Christ. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown. The Book of Acts and Paul’s own letters provide an account of how this dramatic change happened. Paul also and Barnabas continued in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also. As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. He laid the foundation for missions work that has continued around the world today, and through his life he modeled evangelism, discipleship, perseverance, and suffering—for the Christians who knew him, and for every believer today. He came from a God-fearing family (2 Timothy 1:3), he was a Pharisee like his father (Acts 23:6), and he was educated by a respected rabbi named Gamaliel (Acts 22:3). Others, like many of the Gnostic gospels, were blatant forgeries written to advance a theological position. Clement of Rome provided the earliest surviving record of Paul’s death in his letter to the Corinthians (known as 1 Clement), where he mentions that Paul and Peter were martyred. Paul leveraged his Roman citizenship to demand Caesar himself hear his case (Acts 25:11), and procurator has no choice but to grant him this right. Scholars put the birth year of Paul … He founded several churches in Asia Minor and Europe. Those who opposed Paul and Barnabas started a plot to stone them, but they caught wind of it and fled to the Lycaonian city of Lystra. Here Paul performed his first miracle, perhaps inspired by his own conversion on the road to Damascus: he blinded a sorcerer who opposed their attempts to evangelize a proconsul (Acts 13:10–12). In Psidion Antioch, Paul and Barnabas entered a synagogue during the Sabbath, and Paul preached the gospel to Jews and Gentiles alike. When I saw that they were not acting in line with the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in front of them all, ‘You are a Jew, yet you live like a Gentile and not like a Jew. We create research-based articles and handy infographics to help people understand the Bible. I like the map you two put together; it’s clean and crisp looking, and very helpful with where the pertinent towns and country locations. 11 And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast … Some argue that his letters speak of his imprisonment in the past tense and make references to things that could have only occurred after his house arrest. First-century Jews had grown up believing the Law was central to their identity as God’s chosen people, and they struggled to fully grasp that Jesus rendered the Law obsolete (Hebrews 8:13). Early Christian writers even suggested possible alternative authors. The Vatican claims these are in fact the remains of Saint Paul, the Apostle to the Gentiles. Paul has taught Seminary students on the Island of Barbados; St. Petersburg, Russia and Tiruvuru, India. While Jesus didn’t give Saul a new name, he did give him a new purpose: one that redefined his life. Paul was actually born as Saul. Fun fact: “Asia” used to refer to a very specific region in part of what we know as Turkey today, but westerners began using the name to describe pretty much anything east of them, until they eventually used it for the whole continent. This was contested as early as the second and third centuries, but for more than a millennia the church largely believed Paul wrote it. So they led him by the hand into Damascus. Click the chapter links below to enjoy listening and reading the Bible together. The next day they left for Derbe, another Lycaonian city where they “won a large number of disciples” (Acts 14:21). Paul’s notoriety as a persecutor of Christians made believers uncomfortable around him even after his baptism, and it took a while for them to believe that he’d really changed (Acts 9:26). For before certain men came from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles. But as the Gentiles joined the church, Paul noticed that Peter still treated Gentile Christians differently in order to save face with those who still valued the law. They stoned Paul and left him for dead outside the city. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll explore the basics of what we know—and don’t know—about this important biblical figure. “In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. But Paul was born into this privilege. From there, Paul and Barnabas went to Psidion Antioch, a city in the mountains of Turkey. If you’ll notice, the apostles didn’t decide that Gentiles should follow “the most important” commandments, or the Big Ten, or anything like that. Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and from blood. It’s Sunday morning and my grandson Paul is on his honeymoon. The soldiers took drastic measures, but an angel spoke to Paul, and he encouraged and advised them along the way. What a wonderful synopsis of Paul. Then they sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John Mark parted ways with Paul and Barnabas (this became a point of tension between Paul and Barnabas later). Romans 1:1-32 - Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called [to be] an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, (Read More...) Galatians 1:1 - 2:21 - Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;) (Read More...) He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, whether men or women, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem. And if Peter, James, and John had nothing to add to what Paul preached, then why would the Galatians listen to someone else who said there was more they needed to do to be saved? Paul and Barnabas spent a long time in Iconium, and the city was divided: some people supported them, and others hated them. Colossians makes some questionable references which Paul doesn’t make anywhere else (he calls Jesus “the image of the invisible God” in Colossians 1:15), and which align more with later Christian theology (like that found in John’s gospel), so some have argued it was written by Paul’s followers after his death. As you can imagine, boats weren’t nearly as safe in the first century—especially on long voyages. But before he was known as a tireless champion of Christianity, Paul was actually known for persecuting Christians. He corresponded with these churches regularly and visited them as often as he could. In Philippians 3, he explains why if anyone ever had reason to believe that they could be saved by their adherence to Judaism, it was him: “If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more: circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; in regard to the law, a Pharisee; as for zeal, persecuting the church; as for righteousness based on the law, faultless.” —Philippians 3:4–6. While Paul’s status as a Pharisee and his intense devotion to the Law might have made him well-suited to preach to the Jews, Paul had a different calling. 15 And when the … The Book of Acts tells us that Paul was even present at the death of the first Christian martyr—where he “approved the stoning of Stephen” (Acts 8:1). He took advantage of his standing as both a Jew and a Roman citizen to counsel to both Jewish and Roman audiences. The King James Bible audio website lets you listen and read the Audio Bible KJV online for free. Paul and Silas in Prison. The city was on the brink of rioting, and Paul wanted to return to help his companions, but the city clerk managed to de-escalate the situation without him. - Sort By Book Order. The Jews who opposed Paul tried to bring charges against him based on Jewish law, but the Roman proconsul wasn’t interested in hearing their case. This largely depends on whether Paul was imprisoned in Rome once, or twice, which his letters are ambiguous about.Paul suggested he would travel to Spain (Romans 15:24), but he provides no record of this journey in his letters. Paul was born a Jew with Roman citizenship. Some of his listeners became believers, and then he left for Corinth. James, Cephas and John, those esteemed as pillars, gave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship when they recognized the grace given to me. They were invited to come speak on the following Sabbath, and when they did, most of the city attended. Paul was a couple of years younger than Jesus. You may have heard something like “Saul the persecutor became Paul the persecuted.”. My fellow Christians we are to ensure other Christians to live up to our heavenly calling. If, however, I am guilty of doing anything deserving death, I do not refuse to die. Unfortunately, the Book of Acts ends before Paul’s trial before Caesar. Salem Media Group. And Paul and Saul are actually two versions of the same name. Discover the most popular Bible Verses attributed to Paul and about Paul’s life from this collection of scripture quotes! He believed that Jesus was a mere man, and was therefore rightfully executed for claiming to be God. No wonder Paul, like his master Jesus before him, lays such great stresses on hearing, obeying, and proclaiming the Lord God. That’s a huge shift—even a three-year turnaround sounds pretty speedy to me. Fun fact: Paul did proclaim the name of Jesus to a Gentile king. For Paul, the apostles, and the early Christians, the Law (and specifically, circumcision) was one of the greatest theological issues of their day. He is named after his great grandfather my dad a caring man that touch many lives especially young boys trough being a Boy Scout master for over forty years. Years later, Paul was still being held prisoner, and there was a new proconsul named Porcius Festus was in charge. In his letter to the Galatians, he builds the case that the Galatians can trust the gospel he presented them because it came directly from God, and the first apostles supported his message (Galatians 2:6–9). The Beginner’s Guide to the Bible gives you an overview of what the Bible is, what it’s for, and what it’s all about. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. This man is my chosen instrument to proclaim my name to the Gentiles and their kings and to the people of Israel. Or . (Which was a good thing, because those business owners were pretty mad at Paul, and they probably would’ve killed him.). After he received a vision ( Acts 10:9–16 ), Peter was one of the first apostles to specifically advocate for sharing the gospel with Gentiles. Others served in the Roman military for 25 years to earn it. Acts 15:36 | View whole chapter | See verse in context And some days after Paul said unto Barnabas, Let us go again and visit our brethren in every city where we have preached the word of the Lord, and see how they do. How is it, then, that you force Gentiles to follow Jewish customs? He has been on other mission trips to China, France, and the Island of St. Lucia. Paul, in the New Testament known by his Hebrew name Saul until Acts 13:9, was apparently educated from boyhood in Jerusalem, not Tarsus. Over the last two millennia, countless books have been written about Paul and his teachings. But many scholars believe it’s more likely that Paul asked his companions to write them, told them what to write, and signed his name. Who Was Herod? But Christianity was radically different from Judaism, and while many early Christians followed the Law, it wasn’t a prerequisite for believing in Jesus. As a GA in my teens I wrote and mapped Paul’s Missionary Journeys. He played a crucial role in spreading the gospel to the Gentiles (non-Jews) during the first century, and his missionary journeys took him all throughout the Roman empire. I will show him how much he must suffer for my name.’, Then Ananias went to the house and entered it. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. His Jewish credentials included his heritage, discipline, and zeal. Paul is commonly regarded as one of the most influential figures of the Apostolic Age. (Governor Felix strung him along because he wanted the Jews to like him, and he hoped Paul would bribe him.). It’s true that in the Old Testament, God occasionally changed people’s names (Abram became Abraham in Genesis 17:5, and Jacob became Israel in Genesis 32:28) to represent significant changes in their identity. Question: "Who was Demas in the Bible?" When Christianity emerged, it was often thought of as a Jewish sect—it built on Jewish teachings and beliefs, and because most Christians were also Jewish, many still followed Jewish customs and rituals established in the Law of Moses. On the contrary, they recognized that I had been entrusted with the task of preaching the gospel to the uncircumcised, just as Peter had been to the circumcised. They spent “considerable time there” (Acts 14:3), and the city became increasingly divided: some Jews and Gentiles supported them, and others reviled them. The Bible doesn’t tell us how Paul died, but numerous early church fathers wrote that he was martyred—specifically, he was beheaded, probably by emperor Nero, which would mean it had to be sometime before 68 AD. From Derbe, Paul and Barnabas looped back through the cities they’d already preached to, encouraging the new believers there and appointing elders for each church. He healed people and cast out spirits through items he touched (Acts 19:11–12). He was born in Tarsus in Cilicia around AD 1–5 in a province in the southeastern corner of modern-day Tersous, Turkey. And instead of lording this status over everyone, he preached about a citizenship which everyone could choose to claim by accepting Jesus as Lord: “But our citizenship is in heaven. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, Colossians 1:23 | View whole chapter | See verse in context If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister; Whether or not Paul made a fourth missionary journey (possibly to Spain) largely depends on if he was imprisoned in Rome once or twice. Before becoming a follower of Christ, Paul was a prime example of a “righteous” Jew. 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