Understanding the Bible: The Letters of Paul
Apply Timeless Truths to Your Life
When writing to the New Testament churches and individuals, the apostle Paul's letters were filled with practical instruction for daily living as well as deep, theological insights. We are wise to understand why Paul wrote these letters so that we can apply these truths to our lives in light of the gospel. Let's take a few moments to look at the life and writings of Paul. You'll see how he was radically transformed by the grace of Jesus and how that affected his steadfast pursuit of encouraging others to live in appreciation of that grace.
Mark L. Strauss is an American biblical scholar and professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary San Diego, where he has served since 1993. He is the author of numerous books and articles, and his areas of expertise include the New Testament Gospels and Bible translation.