Sunday Morning 7/25: Unit 34, Session 4: Running the Race

While Paul sat in a Roman prison from AD 60 to 62, he wrote letters to churches he had started or visited on his missionary journeys. Despite his circumstances, Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi is filled with joy. Philippians reveals Paul’s heart as a devoted follower of Christ. It is full of practicalContinue reading “Sunday Morning 7/25: Unit 34, Session 4: Running the Race”

Sunday Morning 7/18: Unit 34, Session 3: Together in Jesus

During his second missionary journey, Paul stopped in Ephesus and preached in the synagogue. (See Acts 18:19.) Apollos, a Jewish believer, also taught in the synagogue there. Paul’s third missionary journey took him back to Ephesus, where he spent two to three years speaking with crowds about Jesus. (See Acts 19:8-10.) As people believed inContinue reading “Sunday Morning 7/18: Unit 34, Session 3: Together in Jesus”

Sunday Morning 7/11: Unit 34, Session 2: Paul Was Arrested

As Paul’s third missionary journey came to an end, a prophet named Agabus warned him that the Jews would seize him in Jerusalem and hand him over to the Gentiles. (See Acts 21:10-11.)  But Paul did not hesitate. He returned to Jerusalem and was seized by a group of Jews who wanted to kill himContinue reading “Sunday Morning 7/11: Unit 34, Session 2: Paul Was Arrested”

Sunday Morning 7/4: Unit 34, Session 1: Paul’s Third Journey

Paul’s third missionary journey was unlike his first two because he didn’t set out to plant churches. Instead, his mission was to encourage and strengthen existing churches. Paul wrote letters to the churches, but he knew some guidance was best given in person.  Paul’s journey began when he traveled to the city of Corinth. ToContinue reading “Sunday Morning 7/4: Unit 34, Session 1: Paul’s Third Journey”