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The Faithfulness of God: From the Journal of Onesimus

Journal, Day 1 My master has gone insane! I realize that a slave has no call on his master. It’s not my place to argue or to take a position. But my master bought me, and he trained me as … Continue reading

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Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Philemon as Guide

We are considering N. T. Wright’s newly released Paul and the Faithfulness of God (Christian Origins and the Question of God) – a massive and masterful consideration of Paul’s theology. The title Let’s start with the title: Paul and the Faithfulness … Continue reading

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Galatians VI:11-18 Review and Supplementary Materials (August 27, 2012)

Twelfth Week Monday August 27, 2012 (Gal 6:11 ESV) 11 See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. 1. Why do you suppose Paul makes this comment here?

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Galatians VI:11-18 Questions for Students (Tuesday, August 21, 2012 — Saturday, August 25, 2012)

Eleventh Week Tuesday August 21, 2012 (Gal 6:11 ESV)  11 See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. 1. Why do you suppose Paul makes this comment here? 

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Galatians VI:1-10 Review and Supplementary Materials (August 20, 2012)

Eleventh Week Monday August 20, 2012 (Gal 6:1 ESV) Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted. 1. “Spirit … Continue reading

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Galatians VI:1-10 Questions for Students (Tuesday, August 14, 2012 — Saturday, August 18, 2012)

Tenth Week Tuesday August 14, 2012 (Gal 6:1 ESV) Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted. 1. “Spirit … Continue reading

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Galatians V:16-26 Review and Supplementary Materials (August 13, 2012)

Tenth Week Monday August 13, 2012 (Gal 5:16 ESV) 16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. 1. Look back at the earlier lessons dealing with the Holy Spirit. Based … Continue reading

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Galatians V:16-26 Questions for Students (Tuesday, August 7, 2012 — Saturday, August 11, 2012)

Ninth Week Tuesday August 7, 2012 (Gal 5:16 ESV) 16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. 1. Look back at the earlier lessons dealing with the Holy Spirit. Based on … Continue reading

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Galatians V:2-15 Review and Supplemental Materials (Monday, August 6, 2012)

Ninth Week Tuesday August 6, 2012 (Gal 5:2 ESV) 2 Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you. 1. Is Paul saying that circumcision is a sin? (Gal 6:15) … Continue reading

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Galatians V:2-15 Questions for Students (Tuesday, July 31, 2012 — Saturday, August 4, 2012)

Eighth Week Tuesday July 31, 2012 (Gal 5:2 ESV) 2 Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you. 1. Is Paul saying that circumcision is a sin? (Gal 6:15)

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