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    Testament of the Bible. Thirteen epistles of the New Testament begin with the formula such as “Paul, servant of God” being address to the different audiences, conversely, most scholars believe that Paul was actually only responsible for writing about seven of the epistles. The book that this paper is focused on, Galatians, would be one of those books that is believed to be written by the hand of Paul under the divine guidance of God and the Holy Spirit. This epistle will humble you and challenge your

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    Grace School of Theology NORTH OR SOUTH: Destination and Date of Galatians A Paper Submitted to Gregory P. Sapaugh, Th.M. Ph.D In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements of RS-503: Research Methods, Writing, and Technology by William (Brant) Wallace Houston, Texas February 25, 2015 Contents Introduction 1 General Debate 1 Geography of Galatia 2 Diversity and Strategy 2 Advantage for Missional Activities 3 The North 3 Evidence for the Northern

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    Paul To The Galatians

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    The epistle of Paul to the Galatians has been view as one of the most critical t historical record of the early church history written during Christianity’s foundational period and initial expansion. Known as one of the most important religious documents ever written, this book was written by Paul who wrote this epistle to a number of congregations that existed in a Roman province of Galatia. As Dunn states, this epistle has help to establish Paul’s authority as well as to shape the character and

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    Introduction Holy living is one of the more difficult aspects of the Christian life, and in chapter five in his epistle to the church in Galatia, Paul exhorts this living. This exhortation is especially seen in verses 16-18, when Paul contrasts a life in walking in the Spirit as opposed to the flesh. The difficulty for a Christian, Paul points out, is that there will always be a struggle between the desires of the flesh and fruits of the spirit. He sets up this exhortation in v.16-18 with a statement

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    The Workings Of Christ

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    heaviest of these words that has caused a large amount of debate throughout history, and one that is imbedded in the book of Galatians, is justification. Nonetheless, the means that individuals receive this form of justice is through faith, and faith alone according to Paul. Faith is the factor of response to the gospel message. The central argument in the Galatian epistle is whether one follows the “works of the law” or has “faith in Jesus Christ.” Paul’s stance here conveys through the works of

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    The Pauline epistles are the fourteen books in the New Testament traditionally attributed to Paul the Apostle. There is wide consensus in modern New Testament scholarship on a core group of authentic Pauline epistles whose authorship is rarely contested: Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Philippians, 1 Thessalonians, and Philemon. The several other letters allegedly written by Paul lack academic consensus: Ephesians, Colossians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 & 2 Timothy, and Titus. However, both the real

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    where Galatians was written II. Why Galatians was written III. Who wrote Galatians IV. Paul's stand on his authority in the Letter to the Galatians V. The primary themes of the book of Galatians VI. Conclusion Paul's Letter to the Galatians Where, when, why, and by whom Galatians was written as well as the issue, of Paul's authority, addressed by him in his letter and the primary themes are all important in order to understand this book. "The Letter of Paul to the Galatians"

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    Thessalonians, Galatians, Philippians, Ephesians, and The Pastoral Letters. In the books of Thessalonians the first principle is seen as Paul accentuates and commends them for their faithfulness to the Lord. Paul highlights Love and Hope and encourages the church to walk in love. Galatians has greatly influenced Christian understandings of the significance of Jesus’s death, a law-free gospel, and the equal status of Gentile and Jewish Christians. The book of Philippians is a Prison Epistle . Paul wrote

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    Paul's Missionary Journeys and Epistle Correlates The missionary journeys of Paul cover a major portion of the Book of the Acts of the Apostles (commonly shortened to Acts). Acts demonstrates, at least in part, how the journeys relate to the writing of the Epistles or letters to various congregations that needed encouragement or some other word from Paul, and when they were written. The three journeys happened in close relation to one another and were meant to spread the Gospel message to the

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    Over the course of the thirteen Pauline epistles, the author (presumably Paul) instructs his readers regarding not only the proper functioning of a marriage and family, but he also uses the concept and codes of familial life to describe the duties and experiences of a Christian. Thus, one cannot consider the epistles' teachings on marriage and the family without considering how these descriptions of the family are integrated into the larger ideological framework produced by the letters, and as such

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