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Life in the Gospel: Studies in the Pauline Epistles

Course Type: Workbook and Online

Units: 3

Description: This course is a thematic study of the letters of the apostle Paul to first-century Christians. It stresses the vital connection between the doctrines of salvation and the believer's daily life.

Unit One: Romans, Galatians, and the Prison Epistles (14 Lessons)

Standard CEU: 1.4
ACSI CEU: 2.0

Part One: Romans

Lesson 1: Condemned! (1:1-3:20)
Lesson 2: God's Gracious Salvation (3:21-5:21)
Lesson 3: Victory in Christ (6:1-8:39)
Lesson 4: Election and Responsibility (9:1-11:36)
Lesson 5: A Living Sacrifice (12:1-13:14)

Part Two: Galatians

Lesson 6: Standing for the Truth (1:1-2:21)
Lesson 7: Heirs According to the Promise (3:1-5:12)
Lesson 8: Walking in the Spirit (5:13-6:18)

Part Three: The Prison Epistles

Lesson 9: The Triune God and His Marvelous Salvation (Eph. 1:1-3:21)
Lesson 10: Walking Worthy of Your Calling (Eph. 4:1-6:24)
Lesson 11: The Glorious Savior (Col. 1:1-2:23)
Lesson 12: The Essential Duty (Col. 3:1-4:18; Philem.)
Lesson 13: Patterns for Service (Phil. 1:1-4:23)
Lesson 14: Qualities for Service (Phil. 1:1-4:23)

Unit Two: The Corinthian Epistles (16 lessons)

Standard CEU: 1.6
ACSI CEU: 2.0

Part One: I Corinthians

Lesson 1: Fighting in the Church (1:1-17; 3:1-23; 4:1-13; 6:1-11)
Lesson 2: The Folly of Human Wisdom (1:18-2:16)
Lesson 3: The Call for Purity (5:1-13; 6:12-20)
Lesson 4: Obligations in Marriage (7:1-40)
Lesson 5: Sacrificing Personal Liberties (8:1-11:1)
Lesson 6: Enduring to the End (9:24-10:13)
Lesson 7: Worship in the Church (11:1-34)
Lesson 8: Spiritual Gifts (12:1-14:40)
Lesson 9: The Resurrection (15:1-58)

Part Two: II Corinthians

Lesson 10: Enduring Trials (1:1-11)
Lesson 11: The Godly Minister (2:12-4:15)
Lesson 12: Living for Eternity (4:16-5:10)
Lesson 13: Reconciled to God (5:11-6:10)
Lesson 14: Set Apart unto God (6:11-7:16)
Lesson 15: Cheerful Giving (8:1-9:15)
Lesson 16: An Apostle's Defense (10:1-13:14)

Unit Three: The Thessalonian and Pastoral Epistles (13 lessons)

Standard CEU: 1.3
ACSI CEU: 2.0

Part One: The Thessalonian Epistles

Lesson 1: Turning to God (I Thess. 1:1-2:12)
Lesson 2: Suffering for the Savior (I Thess. 2:13-3:13)
Lesson 3: Abounding in Holiness (I Thess. 4:1-12; 5:12-28)
Lesson 4: Looking for Our Lord (I Thess. 4:13-5:11)
Lesson 5: Awaiting the Day (II Thess. 1:1-3:18)

Part Two: The Pastoral Epistles

Lesson 6: Finish the Job (I Tim. 1:1-20)
Lesson 7: Conduct in the Church (I Tim. 2:1-3:16)
Lesson 8: Upholding Sound Doctrine (I Tim. 3:14-4:16)
Lesson 9: Wisdom in All Things (I Tim. 5:1-6:21)
Lesson 10: A Peculiar People (Titus 1:1-3:15)
Lesson 11: A Call to Courage (II Tim. 1:1-2:13)
Lesson 12: Constancy in Trial (II Tim. 2:14-4:5)
Lesson 13: Confident unto Death (II Tim. 4:6-22)