Ancient History, General, History

Revisiting Paul the Apostle to the Gentiles

Last year, I blogged on the apostle Paul and the possibility that his father was a Gentile, which colored his approach the gospel in a positive (divinely appointed) kind of way. This helps inform us when studying the book of Luke, which we are doing at Bedford Road, so I think it is worth considering… Continue reading Revisiting Paul the Apostle to the Gentiles

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Ancient History, History

Paul – The Roman Citizen and Jewish Teacher

This Sunday, I mentioned that it was possible that the Apostle Paul's father was a Gentile. This is a theory which cannot be absolutely proven, but it is based on two premises: 1. Paul was a Roman citizen. Three times in the book of Acts, Paul makes declarations of his citizenship: But Paul said to… Continue reading Paul – The Roman Citizen and Jewish Teacher