Bible Study Lesson:
Philippians: Overview and Introduction
- Paul found the church at Philippe on his second missionary journey. (Acts 16:11-40)
- The letter to the Philippians is like a ‘Thank You’ letter for the gift sent by the church.
- Philippian church sent a monetary gift to Paul through Epaphroditus (Phil 4:18) (Bible study on Spiritual Gifts)
- Epaphroditus fell very sick during his trip, almost up to the point of death. (Phil 2:27)
- Very personal letter, ‘I’ are used more than 100 times by Paul.
- Letter was written in about 61 a.d. from Rome in prison.
- It was the first church planted in Europe. [Read more…]