Essay On Paul's Epistles

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Besides Jesus, Paul, who called himself as an Apostle, was influential in the beginning of Christianity. People even claimed him as the “founder of Christianity”. Paul was the one that brought Jesus’s message to the world. He went on three missionary journeys, and the fourth journey to Rome in order to spread Christian faith and the development of its various institutions. In addition of his responsible of geographically and culturally expanding Christian movement, he also extended it as well as ethnic lines. Because of his attribution to the New Testament as writing 13 books in the total of 27 books, Paul even considered himself “as little more than an ambassador or emissary for Jesus” (Powell, 231). Paul is the person who had oppressed the church. After that, on the road to Damascus, when he experienced a rendezvous with Jesus, he became a Christian missionary.
Discussing particular theological issues, Paul’s epistles are written to a specific person or a specific group of people. Paul’s epistles are to Romans, two to Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, two to Thessalonians, two to Timothy, Titus, and Philemon. Six letters are disputed letters, and other seven ones are recognized as being undisputed. His letters were occasional because they were written to “address specific concern(s) for specific purpose at specific time” (Skinner, March 13, 2018). Because the purpose of Paul’s epistles is to respond to certain situations, readers have to …show more content…

Early Christianity needed to depend on the missionary supporters to announce news and messages because of not having the assistance of modern innovation. Paul’s purpose in the 1 Corinthians letter was to spread God’s message and change how the way people live. It is written approximately three years after Paul left Corinth (54 CE). This is also recognized as the “previous

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