Third missionary journey, imprisonment and death

Paul’s Life & Letters, Book 3

  • Focuses on Paul’s third missionary journey, his imprisonment and death
  • Contains Bible studies on selected topics in his letters to the Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon, Corinthians and Romans.
  • Covers the topics: the presence and power of the Holy Spirit; pastoral problems and solutions; missionary strategies; union with and in Christ; joy in the face of problems; fidelity to the end.


Introductory Group Study: Summary of the Mission to Asia

1A The Third Missionary Journey: outward bound (Acts 18:18–28)
1B Ephesus at last (Acts 19:1–7)
1C The presence & power of the Holy Spirit (Ephesians)

2A The lecture hall of Tyrannus in Ephesus (Acts 19:8–20)
2B Bad news from Corinth (Acts 19:21,22): 1 Corinthians Written
2C Problems & solutions for Colossae (Colossians and Philemon)

3A Crisis in Corinth: riots in Ephesus (Acts 19:23–41)
3B Macedonia, after six years away. (Acts 20:1,2a)
3C Strength in weakness: 2 Corinthians Written

4A Back in Corinth (Acts 20:2b,3): Romans Written (Rom.15:12—16:27)
4B Righteousness: needed, imputed & imparted (Romans 1—8)
4C Paul’s Missionary Strategy, and ours (Romans 10).

5A To Jerusalem: Troas: farewell to Ephesus (Acts 20:3b-38)
5B Arrest in Jerusalem: eyes on Rome (Acts 21:1–23)
5C Paul’s Love for Jew & Gentile (Romans, chapters 9—11)

6A Captive in Caesarea: en route to Rome (Acts 23:12—26:24)
6B Journey to Rome (Acts 27:1—28:15)
6C Paul: man of great joy: Philippians Written

7A Ministry in Rome (Acts 28:16–31)
7B Between imprisonments: then the Glory: 1 Timothy & Titus Written
7C Paul the aged still looking forward: 2 Timothy Written

8A Index: Paul’s life (Revision)
8B Index: Paul’s letters (Revision Chart)
8C Final Exam