This was still several years before his death in 68. The city of philippi, as one can see from the map, is located in north eastern greece macedonia. This is an 18 lesson study on this new testament book. Pauls thanksgiving and prayer for the philippians was directed toward the development of the philippians mutual love and growth in righteousness so that their lives might be to the glory and praise of god.
The general consensus is that these epistles were written during pauls imprisonment at rome cf. Outline of the book with questions for each section. The book of philippians can be summarized in the word encouragement. Philippians was among the last letters paul penned, having written it from roman custody sometime around 61 ad. His goal is to show that according to the gospel of grace, justification is by faith, not by the works of the law.
Below i have included material on who wrote the book, when it was written, who it was written to, as well as what some of the messages and themes of the book are. Settlers from the nearby island of thasos seized the area. Paul exhorts us to follow the example of christ, who humbled himself and. Two books suggest possible titles and offer materials for preaching on paul. Detailed bible book outlines old testament new testament. This study guide was developed in preparation for teaching adult bible classes. Even when things go wrong, you can have joy by warren w. The rule of thumb used to be 1 tell them what you are going to tell them outline, 2 tell them bulk of article. New testament summaries and outlines gracelife ministries.
The early church was unanimous in its testimony that philippians was written by the apostle paul see 1. Paul and silas first visited philippi in greece during pauls second missionary journey, which occurred between approximately 49. A very detailed outline and an introductory survey are included pdf file size. Growing godly families series series manuals email version. In the book of galatians, paul validates his apostleship, in order to authenticate his epistle. The inductive training manual is a series of questions on each section of 1 timothy, designed for small group discussion, to. The epistle to the philippians chapter one objectives in studying this chapter 1 to appreciate why the philippians were a source of great joy to paul 2 to learn from pauls attitude concerning persecution, death, and the purpose of. It has often been called pauls hymn of joy in which the theme is. Nothing in the letter would have motivated a forger to write it. Detailed outline of the book of philippians bible blender november 10, 2010 detailed outline of the book of philippians 20171014t10. Read philippians commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete.
Philippians derives its name from the greek city where the church to which it was addressed was located. Philippians executable outline study resources blue letter bible. Galatians, philippians, and philemon summary shmoop. Throughout this letter, paul is encouraging the people of philippi to. Philippians commentary matthew henry commentary on the. Philippi was named after philip ii of macedon, who was the father of alexander the great. The text itself presents only one significant interpretive challenge. The current outline, as i have mentioned, seems to exceed what an outline is.
We have detailed a brief summary of the book of philippians for bible study or sunday school lessons. Introduction to the book of philippians 12 philippians is the epistle of joy and encouragement in the midst of adverse circumstances. The epistle to the philippians chapter one objectives in studying this chapter 1 to appreciate why the philippians were a source of great joy to paul 2 to learn from pauls attitude concerning persecution, death, and the purpose of life summary paul begins his epistle with his customary salutation followed by an expression of. A verse by verse examination of the apostle pauls epistle of joy to the beloved philippian church. Philippians is one of pauls shortest letters and one of the smallest books in the new testament but there are such powerful teachings in this little dynamo.
Colossians bible study, detailed outline, by james moriello, firm foundation christian church, woonsocket, ri, 2019 2 2. Biblical studies from the book of hebrews lesson 1 general introduction overview oftentimes, while watching t. Paul s house arrest in rome is recorded in acts 28. Detailed outline of the book of amos bible blender. The book of james a detailed commentary basic training bible ministries page 2 introduction to james background of the book the epistle of james is one of the general epistles, including 1 and 2 peter, 1, 2 and 3 john, and jude. Galatians, philippians, and philemon summary galatians. If such is truly the case, then paul wrote philippians around 6163 a. The epistle to the philippians, one of pauls prison epistles, was written in rome.
Paul then talks about joyfulness and prayerfulness. Introduction to the book of philippians clover sites. Paul and silas travel through galatia and meet timothy in lystra, circumcise him and take him along as a traveling companion cf. The major difficulty connected with philippians is determining where it was written.
Sanctification is also by faith as the believer lives in the power of the spirit. The book of philippians 4 failing to give roman citizens a proper trial 16. Outline of philippians free bible outlines bible study start. When paul sits down to put pen to parchment to write to his friends in galatia, hes not exactly feeling the warm fuzzies for them. This page provides both an outline and an expository study of pauls letter to the philippians. The apostle paul, joined in his salutation by timothy. An introduction to the book of philippians christopher l. Every book of the bible outlined in section headings. Paul has been given reason to rejoice by the churchs kind treatment of him, most recently evidenced in a gift sent by epaphroditus. Detailed outline of the book of amos bible blender november 10, 2010 detailed outline of the book of amos 20171014t10. A sermon on the whole book of philippians could easily take the form of a biographical sermon on paul and his imprisonment and his relations with the philippian church. Book of philippians overview insight for living ministries. The makers of this product emphasize all the favorite features. Paul encourages the philippians to live as citizens of a heavenly city, growing in their.
Pauls authorship of this letter is also supported by the testimony of early church fathers such as polycarp and irenaeus. The epistle is attributed to paul the apostle and a coauthor named timothy, and is addressed to the christian church in philippi. Paul, timothy, and epaphroditus are the major personalities in the book of philippians. It was at philippi, which the apostle visited on his second missionary journey. In fact, its beginnings go back to the fourth century bce when it was occupied by the thracians. Book of philippians is a letter from paul and timothy to christians in the city of philippi. Check out this commentary, summary and key verses from the book of philiipians. The unanimous testimony of the early church was that the apostle paul wrote philippines. Philippians is one of pauls four prison epistles phl 1. Biblical answers to life issues thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path psalm 119. The revelation of christ revelation 15 the prologue the introduction resource. Paul ministered at philippi during his second missionary journey, spending about three months in the city.
Introduction, background, and outline to philippians. Outline of the book of galatians biblical resources. This summary of the book of philippians provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of philippians. During the years 50 through 54 ad paul embarks on his second apostolic tour. Study the bible online using commentary on philippians and more. This outline makes two excellent sermons so long as you keep them. There has never been any serious doubt as to the authorship of the letter to the philippians. Outline of philippians we hope this outline of philippians will help you as you endeavor to study gods letter to you.
You may view a detailed outline of the book of galatians here. In 356 bce, however, philip ii of macedon, the father of. This is a detailed outline of the entire book of galatians. Philippi was the first town in macedonia where paul established a church. The rule of thumb used to be 1 tell them what you are going. Summary of the book of philippians summary of hebrews. Outline of visions john saw and recorded now before we proceed further with our studies of the book of revelation, i would like to provide you with an outline of the book as a useful guide to your study. An outline of philippians chapter 3 when taking up a chapter in the word of god it is appropriate to remind ourselves of the character and broad construction of the book in which it is found. Bible book as a foundation for further study, teaching, or preaching. The book of philippians is commonly believed to be written in the year 61 or 62 ad. The city was already ancient by the time paul arrived there around 49 ce acts 16.
Jesus warned that false prophets would arise, the love of many would grow cold, and only those who endure to the end would be saved mat 24. Detailed outline of the book of philippians bible blender. The words rejoice, rejoicing, or joy are used seventeen times in the book s four brief chapters. But the portrait of jesus christ as a humble servant. He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of christ jesus philippians 1. The church at philippi had sent a gift to paul in rome by the hand of epaphroditus. Outline of the book of philippians getting acquainted with philippi in bible history during the years 50 through 54 ad paul embarks on his second apostolic tour. These letters were sent out as circular epistles to be passed around and read in several locations.
Now before we proceed further with our studies of the book of revelation, i would like to provide you with an outline of the book as a useful guide to your study. A map of philippi and surrounding regions the city of philippi and the origin of the church there the city of philippi, as one can see from the map, is located in north eastern greece macedonia. The greeting and when compared to say romans, 1 and 2 corinthians, and galatians, all the internal characteristics of language, style, and historical facts, confirm this. The epistle to the philippians, commonly referred to as philippians, is a pauline epistle of the new testament of the christian bible. Study resources recommended study online bible powerpoint presentations cdrom iso image cdrom request. This summary of the book of philippians provides information about the title, author s, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of philippians. We hope this outline of philippians will help you as you endeavor to study gods letter to you. In it, paul freely expresses his fond affection for the philippians in view of their consistent testimony and support, and lovingly urges them to center their actions and thoughts on the. Paul responded and so the gospel went triumphantly westward beginning in philippi as the first city to be evangelized in europe. Philippi was in an area of greek or thracian control until gold was discovered at a nearby mountain. A summary, synopsis or recap is a shortened version of the original. Even though paul founded the church there and explicitly told them everything they ever needed to know about jesus, the galatians havent exactly been toeing. The main purpose of a summary is as a simplification highlighting the major points from the original and much longer version of the subject.
Biblical studies from the book of hebrews bible study guide. Internally the letter reveals the stamp of genuineness. The book of philippians was written in approximately a. Imprisonment has actually created opportunities to spread the gospel phl 1. The outlines convey the content of the book with great detail and full thoughts so that one sees clearly how the biblical text both flows and divides. The chapter starts with an admonition to two of the church members to work out some differences. Philippians, a study guide from the executable outlines series by mark a. Introduction to jude in several passages throughout the new testament, we find serious warnings about impending apostasy. Summary of philippians 3 paul then warns them of false teachers and those who teach evil such as basing salvation on anything related to marking or mutilating the physical body, saying that he has every reason to boast about his own heritage, but he considers it all worthless in comparison to knowing christ. Fine to outline it briefly, then get into the details. The most natural understanding of the references to the praetorian guard 1. The traditional view is that philippians, along with the other prison epistles ephesians, colossians, philemon, was written during pauls first imprisonment at rome ca.1213 1297 1444 519 476 250 1261 448 140 1163 290 215 1307 1011 1347 745 1057 1254 43 352 89 799 1217 648 350 65 767 1334 1034 199 833 505 550 1361 872 1171 676