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Thesis (D.Th.)--Emmanuel College, 1951.

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Open LibraryOL18810051M

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Although Timothy is mentioned along with Paul in the epistle’s greeting (see Philippians ), Paul wrote the Epistle to the Philippians. This is supported by the use of the singular pronoun I throughout the letter and the reference to Timothy in Philippians This book is known as one of Paul's "prison epistles" (Colossians, Ephesians, Philemon, and Philippians). From internal considerations it appears that Colossians, Ephesians, and Philemon were written early during Paul's Roman imprisonment and taken together to Asia Minor by Tychicus (Col. ; Eph. ). A Map of Philippi and Surrounding Regions The City of Philippi and the Origin of the Church There The city of Philippi, as one can see from the map, is located in north eastern Greece (Macedonia). The city was already ancient by the time Paul arrived there around 49 CE (Acts ). In fact, its beginnings go back to the fourth century BCE when it was occupied by . The apostle Paul wrote this letter to the Christians in Philippi, probably from Rome c. a.d. Paul encourages the Philippians to live as citizens of a heavenly city, growing in their commitment to serve God and one another. Jesus is the supreme example of this way of life. Paul, Timothy, and Epaphroditus try to be good examples as well.

The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians: An Introduction and Commentary [Martin, Ralph P.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians: An Introduction and Commentary5/5(1). Introduction to the Epistle to the Philippians. This morning we begin our study of Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians. This is a study that I have been looking foreword to for quite some time, yet I am glad that I was not able to start it sooner. The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries) [Martin, Ralph P.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries)Cited by: 1. "THE EPISTLE TO THE PHILIPPIANS" Introduction To The Epistle INTRODUCTION 1. Of all the letters written by the apostle Paul, Philippians is perhaps the most personal and heartwarming in nature. 2. So revealing is it of Paul's character, this epistle has been called "a window into the apostle's own bosom." 3.

The Epistle Of Paul To The Philippians book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The WBC is the best-selling multi-volume comm /5(5). His sufferings at Philippi (Acts between him and his Philippian converts, who also, like him, were exposed to trials for the Gospel's sake (1 Thessalonians supplies for his temporal wants, twice shortly after he had left them (Philippians Philippians Epistle (Philippians Philippians ; 2 Corinthians part was. The Epistle To The Philippians. Introduction. AUTHOR. The apostle. Paul (), joined in his salutation by. Timothy. Personal references by the author (; ; ; ) are certainly consistent with what we know of Paul from other New Testament sources. Paul's authorship of this letter is also supported by the testimony of early. Paul probably wrote the Epistle to the Colossians around the same time he wrote Philippians, Ephesians, and Philemon. To whom was it written and why? This epistle was written to the faithful Saints in Colossae, a site in modern-day Turkey.