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What Books Did Paul Write In The Bible

What books did Paul write in the Bible

The Bible contains 27 books, written by 40 different authors. The writers wrote over a period of about 1,500 years. All of these books were inspired by the Holy Spirit to teach us truth and give us wisdom (2 Timothy 3:16). There are two ways that we can determine which books belong in the Bible; one is based on how early they were written and one is based on who wrote them.

Complete list

  • Ephesians
  • Philippians
  • Colossians
  • 1 Thessalonians
  • 2 Thessalonians
  • 1 Timothy
  • 2 Timothy (with Philemon)

Plural – Paul wrote letters to churches.

Paul wrote letters to churches. A letter is a private communication between the writer and reader, so we have no way of knowing what Paul actually said when he was writing these letters. However, we can assume that his message would have been similar to his other works:

  • Paul’s letters are not the only letters in the Bible. Other authors also wrote letters, including Peter, James and John (John’s is called “1 John”), as well as Jude and 2 Peter (which are not included in most modern Bibles).
  • Paul’s letters are in the New Testament after having been written by his friend Aquila, a Greek convert who had become one of his many helpers along with Silas (aka Silvanus), Timothy, Epaphroditus and others

In 1 Corinthians, he describes different methods for determining the date of Easter.

In 1 Corinthians, Paul describes different methods for determining the date of Easter. He says he is writing from Rome and to the church in Corinth.

He mentions being a virgin when he was betrothed, and that his father wanted him to marry.

Paul mentions being a virgin when he was betrothed, and that his father wanted him to marry. Cleopatra was the daughter of a man named Pheroras who was a member of the Sanhedrin. Paul’s father wanted him to marry her in order to “keep up appearances”. Paul refused, though, and in fact, became the first Christian martyr.

The letters he sent to churches were included in the New Testament after having been written by his friend Aquila, a Greek convert.

The letters Paul sent to churches were included in the New Testament after having been written by his friend Aquila, a Greek convert. The book of Acts tells us that Paul and Aquila were tent makers who lived in Corinth and made tents for a living. They were friends of Timothy and Silas, who also lived in Corinth with them.

He says he sent them from Rome.

Paul says he sent the letters from Rome, suggesting that he had been in the capital city when they were written. He was there with an associate named Timothy and stayed for three years (Acts 28:30).

He was imprisoned in Caesarea and then sent back to Jerusalem to stand trial before Festus, who was then replaced by his successor Porcius Festus. In waiting for his hearing, Paul wrote 1 Timothy and Titus; this may have been about two years after being imprisoned for two years, or possibly a few months later when all of them were moved to Cilicia where he met Luke (2 Timothy 4:11).

Paul wrote several letters to churches and Christians. In 1 Corinthians, he describes different methods for determining the date of Easter. He mentions being a virgin when he was betrothed, and that his father wanted him to marry. The letters he sent to churches were included in the New Testament after having been written by his friend Aquila, a Greek convert. He says he sent them from Rome.

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