Paul wrote this letter to his missionary helper Titus, whom he had placed in charge of the church on the island of Crete.
One purpose of this letter was to instruct Titus in how to deal with the false teachers who had infiltrated the church.
Continue reading MANNERS AND CUSTOMS IN THE BIBLE (FAITH, NOT FABLES)
Lord, I got caught in gossip today. I didn’t mean to though. A group of us were just talking about this and that, and You know how women are. We’re so into relationships and what others are doing.
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Paul sent greetings in this verse to the believers who met in Philemon’s house. Groups of believers in New Testament times did not have church buildings, so they usually met in private homes.
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Most of the writers of the NT grew up in the world of “second Temple Judaism,” the time between the temple’s reconstruction (516 B.C.) and its final destruction (A.D. 70). This period introduced changes into the political structure, culture, and religion of the OT world.
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