Assemblies of God Credentialing Preparation → Licensed Minister

Prison Epistles: Ephesians, Colossians, Philippians, and Philemon (BIB 117)


Description
A practical study of the principles Paul wrote to the churches during his imprisonment. This course is an exegetical study of each book with special emphasis placed upon the doctrinal teachings of the Apostle Paul.

*Supplemental reading recommendation: Ephesians – Philemon (Expositor’s Bible Commentary, vol.12
Hardcover) by Tremper Longman III, David Garland, William Klein. (https://amzn.to/3naBsEo)

**Student's will not need to purchase the course text book. All the material is available with your subscription.

Credential Level: Licensed Course Instructor: Robert Brown

Content
  • Getting Started
  • A Note from the Director
  • Meet Your Instructor
  • Section 1 - Introduction to the Prison Epistles
  • Paul's Background
  • How Paul Invented Christian Theology Part 1
  • How Paul Invented Christian Theology Part 2
  • How Paul Invented Christian Theology Part 3
  • How Paul Invented Christian Theology Part 4
  • Overview Bible: Paul's Letters: a Quick Overview
  • New Testament Letters: Literary Context
  • Caesarea, Rome, and the Captivity Epistles
  • God's Empowering Presence: The Holy Spirit in the Letters of Paul - Ch. 1
  • Prison Epistles Quiz #1
  • Prison Epistles Personal Reflection #1
  • Section 2 - Colossians Pt. 1
  • Outline: The Epistle to the Colossians
  • Colossians Overview
  • The Bible Project: Read Scripture: Colossians
  • Introduction to Colossians - Part 1
  • Introduction to Colossians - Part 2
  • Introduction to Colossians - Part 3
  • Passage Study - Colossians 1:3-8
  • Passage Study - Colossians 1:15-18
  • Passage Study - Colossians 1:24-27
  • Prison Epistles Quiz #2
  • Prison Epistles Personal Reflection #2
  • Section 3 - Colossians Pt. 2
  • Colossians Closing Lecture - Part 1
  • Colossians Closing Lecture - Part 2
  • Colossians Closing Lecture - Part 3
  • Passage Study - Colossians 2:8-10
  • Passage Study - Colossians 2:14-15
  • Passage Study - Colossians 3:1-4
  • Prison Epistles Quiz #3
  • Prison Epistles Personal Reflection #3
  • Section 4 - Philemon
  • Outline: The Epistle to Philemon
  • The Bible Project: Read Scripture: Philemon
  • Philemon Overview - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 1
  • Philemon Overview - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 2
  • Philemon Overview - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 3
  • Passage Study - Philemon 1:8-11
  • Passage Study - Slavery and the Early Church
  • Reading Philemon as Therapeutic Narrative
  • Prison Epistles Quiz #4
  • Prison Epistles Personal Reflection #4
  • Section 5 - Ephesians 1
  • Outline: The Epistle to the Ephesians
  • The Bible Project: Read Scripture: Ephesians
  • Ephesians - Dr. Dan Darko - #1 - Part 1
  • Ephesians - Dr. Dan Darko - #1 - Part 2
  • Ephesians - Dr. Dan Darko - #1 - Part 3
  • Ephesians Infographic
  • Passage Study: Ephesians 1:3
  • Passage Study - Review of Re-Baptism
  • Prison Epistles Quiz #5
  • Prison Epistles Personal Reflection #5
  • Section 6 - Ephesians Pt. 2
  • Ephesians - Dr. Dan Darko - #2 - Part 1
  • Ephesians - Dr. Dan Darko - #2 - Part 2
  • Ephesians - Dr. Dan Darko - #2 - Part 3
  • Passage Study - The City and Church of Ephesus
  • Passage Study - All Spiritual Blessings in Christ
  • Passage Study - The Basis for Unity in the Church
  • Passage Study - Unity of the Church
  • Union with Christ in Paul’s Epistles
  • Prison Epistles Quiz #6
  • Prison Epistles Personal Reflection #6
  • Section 7 - Ephesians Pt. 3
  • Ephesians - Salvation by Grace - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 1
  • Ephesians - Salvation by Grace - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 2
  • Ephesians - Salvation by Grace - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 3
  • Passage Study - The Response of Righteousness
  • Passage Study - True Piety
  • Passage Study - An Ordered Life
  • Passage Study - Faithfulness
  • Was Paul For or Against Women in Ministry? - Craig S. Keener
  • Prison Epistles Quiz #7
  • Prison Epistles Personal Reflection #7
  • Section 8 - Philippians Pt. 1
  • Outline: The Epistle to the Philippians
  • Philippians Introduction - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 1
  • Philippians Introduction - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 2
  • Philippians Introduction - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 3
  • The Bible Project: Read Scripture: Philippians
  • Passage Study - Philippians 1:12-20
  • Passage Study - Philippians 1:21-26
  • Passage Study - Philippians 2:1-4
  • Passage Study - Philippians 2:12-18
  • Prison Epistles Quiz #8
  • Prison Epistles Personal Reflection #8
  • Section 9 - Philippians Pt. 2
  • Philippians - Advancement of the Gospel - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 1
  • Philippians - Advancement of the Gospel - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 2
  • Philippians - Advancement of the Gospel - Dr. Dan Darko - Part 3
  • Paul for Tomorrow's World - Part 1
  • Paul for Tomorrow's World - Part 2
  • Paul for Tomorrow's World - Part 3
  • Passage Study - Philippians 3:8-18
  • Passage Study - Philippians 4:2-7
  • Passage Study - Philippians 4:10-23
  • Prison Epistles Quiz #9
  • Prison Epistles Personal Reflection #9
  • Section 10 - Student Presentation 14d
  • Flash Card Study Session
  • Final Presentation
  • Final Reflection
  • Wrapping Up
  • For Further Reading
  • End of Class Survey
  • You're one step closer!
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever