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1
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Greco-Romans Letters

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Length: one papyrus sheet
Form:
-opening
-thanksgiving
-body
-closing
Scribes
Sent with travelers
2
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Paul’s Letters

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Length: scroll
New literary form:
-theological content
-communal addresses

3
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New Testament Letters

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Paul - 13
-to churches (longest to shortest)
-to individuals (longest to shortest)
Other Letters - 8
-arranged longest to shortest
4
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The City of Rome

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Legendary founding
Capital of an empire
Ethnic/economic diversity
Temples to Roman gods

5
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Jews in Rome

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Jewish presence from 139 BC

Jewish expelled from Rome - 49AD

6
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Churches in Rome

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Not planted by Paul
Ascending influence in Mediterranean world
There was a collection of house churches

7
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Structure of Romans

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Theological Issues
-Salvation (soteriology)
-What about Israel?
Practical Issues

8
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Circumstances Paul going to Rome?

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Paul wants to go to Spain, he would like Rome’s help to get there.

9
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Scribe (Romans)

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Tertius

10
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Carrier (Romans)

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Phoebe

11
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Soteriology

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Universal Need
Means of Salvation
Justification by Faith
Refuting objections
Life in the Spirit
12
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What about Israel?

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Paul's great sorry and unceasing anguish
God's sovereignty/mercy
Righteousness by faith, not law
Branches grafted into the olive tree
All Israel will be saved
13
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Practical Exortations

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Spiritual gifts
Love
Submission to authority
stop passing judgment

14
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1 Corinthians

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different than Romans with the relationship between Paul and the church he is writing too.

15
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Author (1 Corinthians)

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Paul & Sosthenes

16
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Theme

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resloving issues in the church

17
Q

Response to Reports

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Disunity / Division

18
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Disunity / Division in 1 Corinthians

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Hero worship (not doctrinal differences)
Fellow workers
solution
sexual immorality (church issue)
lawsuits among believers
sexual immorality (individual issue)
19
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Hero Worship

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Paul - founder
Apollos - learning and eloquence
Cephas (Peter) - traditionalist

20
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Replies to Questions

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Marriage
Food sacrificed to idols
Rights of apostles
idolatry

21
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Orderly worship

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Head covers
The Lord’s supper
Spiritual Gifts

22
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Spiritual Gifts

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One body, many parts
Love essential with gifts
gifts of prophecy and tongues

23
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Practical concerns

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The collection
Travel plans
Contacts
Closing

24
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2 Corinthians

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written from Macedonia

25
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2 Corinthians Author(s)

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Paul and Timothy

26
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2 Corinthians theme

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Paul’s relationship with the Corinthian church

27
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Pauls Relationship with the Corinthian Church

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Explanation for not visiting again sooner
Paul’s forgiveness for Corinthian offender
Corinthians themselves as a letter of recommendation
Boldness in presenting the gospel
Plea for mutual affection
Plea to participate in collection for Jerusalem
Paul’s defense of his ministry
Preparation for third visit

28
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Sub themes

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Life and death
Jars of Clay
New Creation
Ministry of reconciliation
Thorn in the flesh
29
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Romans 2:6-7

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God “will give to each person according to what he has done.” To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor, and immorality, he will give eternal life.

30
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Romans 8:6

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The mind of a sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace.

31
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Romans 8:13-14

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For if you live according to the sinful nature, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body you will live, because those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

32
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Romans 8:15-16

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For you did not receive a Spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry Abba Father. The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.