Early life and first missionary journey

Paul’s Life & Letters, Book 1

  • The life of the apostle Paul in detail from childhood to the end of his first missionary journey.
  • A profound study of the Letter to the Galatians encompassing: Justification by Faith, Law and Grace, Redemption, Heirs and Sons, Union, Pastoral care, the Apostleship of Paul, the Fruit of the Spirit and its pastoral application.


PART A—Based on Tarsus

Introductory Bible Study
Paul´s recipe for victory (Galatians 2:20)

1A Paul: Apostle to the Gentiles
1B Paul´s letter to Galatians
1C The church in Galatia (Galatians 1:1–10)

2A The Birth & Childhood of Saul (Paul)
2B Abraham: Saul’s Bible Hero
2C Put Right with God by Faith (Galatians 3:6–9)

3A Saul´s youth
3B Gamaliel´s College
3C The right use of the Law (Galatians 3:19–27)

4A Saul: the Pharisee
4B Saul: the persecutor
4C Redeemed from the curse (Galatians 3:10–14)

5A The conversion of Saul
5B His preparation as an Apostle
5C Heirs of the promise (Galatians 3:15–18)

6A The first period: Tarsus
6B The right time
6C Sons & heirs ( Galatians 3:29–4:7)

PART B—Based on Antioch

7A The move to Antioch
7B With Titus to Jerusalem & visit to help ( Galatians 2:1–10)
7C The barriers fall (Galatians 3:28)

8A Towards Galatia: stop-off in Cyprus
8B Paul gets to Galatia
8C Pastoral care (Galatians 4:8–20)

9A Paul preaches in Galatia
9B Paul suffers in Galatia
9C The Apostleship of Paul (A) (Galatians, Chapters 1&2)

10A Return to Antioch
10B Rebuilding barriers (Galatians 2:11–21)
10C The Apostleship of Paul (B) (Galatians, chapters 1&2)

11A Free from slavery (Gal.4:21–31)
11B Paul´s message (Galatians Chapters 3&4)
11C The general plan of Galatians (Galatians, Chapters 1 to 6)

12A Christ has set us free (Gal.5:1–15)
12B The grace of God (Gal 5:4)
12C The fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:16–16)

13A Self willed Christians (Gal. 3:1–5) Spiritual Christians (Gal. 6:1–5)
13B Sowing the Word (Gal. 6:6–10)
13C Glorying in the cross (Galatians 6:11–18)

14A The Council of Jerusalem (Acts 15)
14B Paul´s other missionary journeys
14C The pastoral use of Galatians (picture analysis)