3.4.08- Christianity

3.4.08- Christianity - Paul the Apostle - Remained a Jew o...

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Paul the Apostle - Remained a Jew o Changed assignments on the road to Damascus due to him seeing Jesus - Paul said that he was a Pharisee o He was looking for God to rule the WHOLE earth (not just Jews), to judge the earth, and to bring about a resurrection of the dead o Paul believed that we live in “this world” Evil, sin, death/decay Convinced resurrection will be the doorway from “this world” to “the world to come” o He waits for the “world to come” God will destroy death, sin, and evil God will rule as he initially intended, SOVEREIGN - 13 of 21 epistles in the New Testament are credited to Paul (according to church tradition o Scholars think only 7; the 7 undisputed Pauline letters Romans 1 and 2 Corinthians 1 Thessalonians Galatians Philippians Philemon o Wrote them on “occasion” for specific problems/issues What are the issues? Paul had 3 missions as an apostle
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