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  • How Many Missionary Journeys Did Paul Take?

    Scripture does not tell us whether or not Paul traveled to Spain, but in the Book of Acts and in Paul’s letters, we can tell that Paul went on many more than four journeys.

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  • Did Paul Write Philippians in Rome?

    While some have suggested that Paul writes to the Philippians from Caesarea or Ephesus, I am persuaded the evidence points to the traditional view of Rome.

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  • How Paul Worked to Overcome Slavery

    In his letter to Philemon, Paul does at least 11 things that work together to undermine slavery, whether that bondage is economic, racial, or sexual.

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  • What is Godliness? Paul's First Letter to Timothy

    For Paul godliness is no static, stained-glass word. It is active—kinetic obedience that springs from a reverent awe of God.

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  • To Live Is...

    Is it an alarm or a calling that gets you out of bed in the morning? The apostle Paul was clear about what he lived for...

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  • Philemon, the Refresher

    He’s got one of the shortest books of the Bible named after him, but even Paul’s letter has more to do with Onesimus than him. I’m talking about Philemon, someone heaven knows, and we should know as well.

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  • Does the Apostle Paul Hate Women?

    Dear Roger, When I read some of the things Paul wrote about women I understand why many consider Paul to be a male-chauvinistic-sexist pig. Did Paul hate women?

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  • I Fought The Law

    My brain was not wired according to factory specs. So I was not really surprised that a message on a church sign near our home triggered a very different approach to the weekly iPod Devotional. I am sure the sign is well intentioned.

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  • Philippians: The Affection of Christ Jesus

    The power of the gospel is shown in the supernatural affection that it produces not only for Jesus Christ himself, but also for those who belong to Jesus Christ.

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  • The Incredible Lightness of Terrible Trials

    It says here that you were nearly stoned to death, left for dead, flogged, unjustly thrown in prison, shipwrecked, bitten by venomous snakes, reviled, and generally persecuted wherever you went. Paul, how would you classify these many trials you experienced?

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