Questions On Paulís Epistles Before First Roman Imprisonment.
Study Questions on Philemon and Ephesians.
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I††††† Can you list in chronological order the
six epistles that Paul had written before his first imprisonment at
I .†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††3.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6.
2.†††† Paul was at ___________on the ___________missionary
journey when he wrote I Thessalonians† and there also when he wrote† _____________ (Acts 18
3.†††† 1 Corinthians was written during the latter part of Paul's stay at the city of ________.
He was on the
_______ journey and the time of the writing was about ____A.D.(Acts
4.††† He wrote 11 Corinthians from _____________
probably about _____ months later (Acts 20
5 .††† Galatians was probably written before Paul wrote ____________ in about ____†††††††††† A.D..
6.†††† What are some of the things that militate
against an early date of about 46 to 50 A.D. for the Writing of Galatians
7.†††† Romans was written from the city of ___________†† while he was still on the _____ journey
and the time of writing would be about ††††††††††††A.D. (II Cor. 8
8.†††† At the time of the writing of Romans Paul
was ready to go to ††††††††††††††††††††††††to deliver the †___________† (II. Cor. 9
9.††††† Paul wrote ___________ †,† _____________
, ____________ , and ____________ during the two years
imprisonment at Rome (Acts28
10.††† List three things which indicate that Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon were written at the same time, and were delivered by ___________ in company with† _____,___†††††††††††††††††††
Philemon's slave whom Paul
had converted (Eph.6
STUDY QUESTIONS ON PHILEMON
1.††† The letter is addressed to __________† †, ____________ , and ___________., and the† ______________________ in thy house.†††††††††††††††††††††††††
2.What do you suppose the relationship between Philemon and the other two persons would be?
1. Apphia our sister _____________________.
2. Archippus our fellow soldier ___________________.
3.What particular thing caused Paul to write this short letter to Philemon?
4.Paul's need to send ____________† back to his master _____________† could have furnished the occasion for him to send a letter to the church at† _________________ and the church at _________________.
5.List two good things that the writer says about Philemon (5-7).
6.††† What does the statement, "the hearts
of the saints have been refreshed through thee brother" probably mean
7.What kind of slave had Onesimus been?
†(B)††† At the time of the writing?
†(C)††† Why the change?
††††††††† 8. Paul refers to Onesimus as "my child whom I have begotten in my bonds". Explain.
9.††† List three requests that Paul makes of Philemon.
10. How did Paul express his confidence in Philemon (20-21)?
††††† (A) What does this show about Paul?
††††† (B) What lesson is there for us?
I .†††† Paul first visited
††††††† (Act -24), and returned and established the church on his _________† journey
†††††††† (Acts ,19
2. When Paul returned to
3. Johnís baptism was from (Mt. -27) _____________ and it was _______ K.J.V.
†††† or _______ A.S.V. remission of ________ (Mk. 1
†††† Johnís baptism remained in a ________ condition (Lk. ).
4. Johnís baptism and the baptism of Christ and his apostles were valid until the††
††††† baptism of the great ____________ Mk. 16
††††† first ___________ after the _____________ of Christ.
5.††††† Can you name three classes of people that need to be baptized again, and tell why?
††††††††† 3 .
6. ††††† Paul stayed at
††††† throughout all ______________† heard the gospel both __________ and _________
7.List five other things about Paul's work at
8. What occasioned the writing of this epistle?†
9.††††† Ephesians is addressed to "the
______________ that are at
10.††††† How or in what sense were the Christians
11.†††† How had they received redemption and
forgiveness of sin?. Discuss what they had done to
receive this redemption (Eph. 1
12.†††† What did God do for Christ after he raised him from the dead (Eph. -23)?
What should the above passage tell us about the teaching that Christ is
going to come back to earth and reign a thousand years as an earthly king? What
did Jesus tell Pilate about his kingdom (Jn. )? What did Jesus do when
they were ready to force him to be an earthly king (Jn.6
14.†††† Paul affirms that God made them _________
in Christ when they were†
through trespasses and sin, and that by his grace he† ď ___________†
us up with him" (Eph. 2
15.†††† Is the above resurrection of the Ephesians
the same kind of resurrection as spoken of in (Jn.5
16.†††† Ephesians 2
17.†††† Does the fact that salvation is "the
gift of God" make obedience and works on our part unnecessary (Rom. 1
was the "middle wall of partition" between the Jews and the Gentiles that Christ
abolished? How and when did he abolish it (Eph. 2
19.†††† Why did Paul say that he was a prisoner of
Christ "in behalf of you Gentiles" (Eph. 3
20.††† What mystery concerning the Gentiles had
been made known to Paul by revelation, and what understanding did this give the
Ephesians (Eph. 3
21.††† How do we know that the church was in the
eternal purpose of God (Eph. 3
22.What is God able to do, according to Ephesians 3
23.Where and how do Christians give glory to God? Does this
make the church essential to salvation (I Cor. ; Acts 2
24.††† Ephesians 4
comment on each of the seven planks of the platform.
25.What is the "one body" of Eph. 4
26. - Whose responsibility is it "to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace"?
27.†††† The New Testament tells us about six different baptisms. Why then does the writer say "there Is one Lord, one faith, and one baptism"? Discuss. See outline on, ďSix N.T. BaptismsĒ.
28.††††† List the two things that Paul says that
Christ did when he ascended (Eph. 4
For what purpose were the miraculous gifts given (Eph. -16; I Cor.
30.††††† In the latter part of chapter four the writer exhorts them to "put away" and "put on". List four of the negative and four of the positives.
31.†† What are some of the things that should not
"even be named" among Christians (Eph.3
What is the meaning of 'uncleanness" and "unclean person" in the
above reading (Eph. ; Rom. -25; Gal. ; 1 Thess.
33.What words are used in some of the newer versions instead of "uncleanness"?
34.What do Christians prove by the right kind of living (Eph.
35.††† Paul exhorted the Ephesians not to be
filled with _____________ but to be filled with _______† and to
36.Is the meaning of Col. 3
37.What kind of music has God ordained, or authorized, for
Christian worship (Mt. 26
38.††† Why does the fact that the New Testament
specifies singing exclude the use of instruments? Give an appropriate illustration
from the Old Testament (Gen. 6
39.††† What relationship does the writer use to show the close relationship that is to exist between Christ and his church? Why?
40.††† Wives are exhorted to be in subjection unto their own husbands as unto _________† , and as the church is subject to ______________________.††††††††††††††††††† .
41. ††† Some reason that the church is not essential to salvation. Discuss (Eph. -11, , -27; Acts ; I Cor. ).
42.List the two ways that husbands are exhorted to love their wives.
43.††† Children are commanded to obey
___________________†† and to "honor
thy father and mother". What all does this command include (Mt. 15
44.††† Are these commands binding when there is just one child in the family?
45.††† What kind of service did he admonish the servants to give their master? Explain.
46.††† How does he exhort the masters?
47.††† How do the slave-master principles apply to us today?
48.† ††The Ephesians were exhorted to be strong in ___________† and in† ____________.††††††††††††††††††††††† .Why?
49.How does the writer compare "the whole armor of God" with that of a soldier of that day?
50.For what particular thing does he ask them to pray for him about?
51.††† What did he tell them about Tychicus?