Week 43 The Book of I Timothy

I Timothy is one of the first Epistle written to the Pastoral care of the individuals. When Paul was released from the first imprisonment in Rome, Timothy was in the Ephesian Church.and Paul wrote this to Tend to His Flock. Timothy is one of the most devoted Christians in the New Testament. and was Paul’s closest friend and co-laborer to the very end. Paul calls him “Man of God” and his name is found twenty Read more…

Week 42 The Book of II Thessalonians

II Thessalonians is a follow up by Paul from Corinth, When he heard that they were having some confusion about the second coming of the Lord. Some thought Christ had already come and many left their work and were busybodies, and to lead undisciplined life as Paul says. Also they were given letters by deliberately misrepresenting him with counterfeit letters with deception. He exhorts them to pay attention to his signature. So Paul writes to Read more…

Week 41 The Book of I Thessalonians

Paul wrote the first of these letters from Corinth about A.D. 51 or 53; and followed it soon after with the second Book.Timothy had joined with Paul and Silas. The Thessalonians like the Philippians, were Macedonians, and had been among his first friends in Europe. The historical background of the church at Thessalonia is given in Acts 17:1-4 ; When Paul reached Thessalonian in his second missionary journey, all went well at first, Paul wasted Read more…

Week 40 The Book of Colossians

Like the letters to the Ephesians and Philippians,this letter to the Colossians was written by Paul from the prison at Rome. Paul had never been to Colossae a town within 100 miles of Ephesus. While Paul was in Ephesus for two years, visitors from Colossians heard about Paul’s teaching and became Christians. Collossae was only 12 miles from Loadicea. It was infected with Judaistic Gnosticism, When Paul heard the community was disturbed with this teaching Read more…

Week 39 The Book of Philippians

This epistle letter to Philippians is written by Paul ten years after his visit there. While he was in the Roman prison Paul remembering his adventure and friendships with Philippi here writes with usually more than affection. The town was Macedonia in Europe, where he first landed. Luke records in Acts 16:11-40; how Paul and his companion Silas were unlawfully scourged and imprisoned there. and miraculously freed when an earthquake has opened the prison doors. Read more…

Week 38 The Book of Ephesians

Paul wrote Ephesians which was the first in order of the prison epistle in AD 61. He was confined there waiting trial.. He was not prevented from receiving visitors and messengers. so the letters were sent to various churches in Asia and Greece. Paul was forbidden by the Holy Spirit to enter Asia`where Ephesus was the center Acts 16:6; He was called by a vision to Macedonia. He was led by the spirit into Europe as Read more…

Week 37 The Book of Galatians

This letter from Paul was addressed to the Church of Galatia people of Gauls which is North central Asia Minor. Paul had led the Galatians to Christ.3:1; They had made a good start to the Christian life and were doing well spiritually . When some Jewish teachers called Judaizers taught them to be saved one must not only believe in Christ but must also obey the Mosaic Law, the sign of which is circumcision. and Read more…

Memorial Service for Gurusa

Almighty and everlasting God, The lord of our life and death, we desire to acknowledge Thee in all our ways,and in all the events that befall us. Oh God thou bindest us to life by sweet,tender ties with father,Mother,Brother,sister ,Husband,wife,son daughter,,nephews and nieces,lover and friends. All the tendrils of our heart are twined around them; all our purposed revolve around them, all our successes are measured by their Joy. When Thou takes them away we Read more…

Week 36 The Book of II Corinthians

Paul s second letter to the Corinthians is the fourth letter from Phillipi. Paul gives more of his personal history and his own feelings in his letter. Problems with worldliness,,internal wranglings and doctrinal defections continue to fester in spite of Paul s efforts in the first epistle. Opposition to Paul s ministry continue to mount,especially coming from the party associated with “Christ” the leader of this group was especially hostile towards Paul. He was accused Read more…

Week 35 The Book of I Corinthians

I Corinthians both complement and contrasts Paul s great doctrinal epistles of the saints of Rome. At least two factors prompted Paul s letter. First he has received word from two sources of division in the church and Paul shows them that it is totally incompatible with the Gospel of Christ.. Second the assembly requested answers to a series of questions. 7:1 he felt obliged to answer. The central message “wisdom of God as in Read more…