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Life of Apostle Paul

Devotion Time: March 14-20, 2011

Here are the DT packets for the week of March 14-20, 2011: The Life of Apostle Paul 1. LifeOfApostlePaul-DT-Mar14-Mar19 2. LifeofApostlePaul-DT-Mar14-Mar19_questionsonly 3. LifeOfApostlePaul_DT_Mar14-Mar19_chinese

March 19, 2011 Devotion Sharing

  Submitted by Hannah Yang, Gracepoint Riverside As I reviewed the DT this week, one thing that stuck out to me was A. Paul’s consistent and unswerving confidence in God.  In every mention of hardship, difficulty, trial, suffering, and persecution, A. Paul affirms a truth about God and his spirits are lifted.  God and eternity with God […]

March 18, 2011 Devotion Sharing

Submitted by Michael Kang, Gracepoint San Diego 2 Tim 4:10 What is surprising and tragic about the reason why Demas deserted Apostle Paul? The fact that Demas deserted Apostle Paul because he loved the world is tragic and surprising, because it was completely opposite of what Apostle Paul and the gospel stood for. The whole […]

March 17, 2011 Devotion Sharing

  Submitted by Lem Maghamil, Gracepoint San Diego. 1 Tim 1.12-17 Think about a person who finds serving God laborious and tiresome.  Contrast this attitude with Apostle Paul’s response to being appointed to his service.  Which attitude more resembles mine?  What is the source of Apostle Paul’s joy and gratitude when he thinks about his […]

March 16, 2011 Devotion Sharing

Submitted by Matthew Kim, Gracepoint Berkeley What insight about joy can I learn from the fact that Apostle Paul is commanding them to “rejoice in the Lord always” from prison? Insight about joy from Apostle Paul is the joy does not depend to circumstance.  Paul wrote this letter from a prison.  He has no reason to be […]

March 14, 2011: Devotion Sharing

Submitted by Bryan Song, Gracepoint Austin List all the things that made Apostle Paul joyful. The Philippians partnership in the gospel with Apostle Paul from the first days till now.  Apostle Paul found joy when praying for the Philippians, knowing that they continued to remain faithful to the gospel work. That Christ was being preached, […]

March 12, 2011 Devotion Sharing

Submitted by Pastor Jonathan Lee, Gracepoint Davis Apostle Paul is my hero and I want to grow to be just like him!  To be sure, my ultimate example is Jesus Christ who loved me and gave himself up for me, but it’s so easy for me to make excuses for not living up to the […]

March 11, 2011 Devotion Sharing

Submitted by Jisup Hong, Gracepoint Berkeley What words in the text reveal Apostle Paul’s heart? 2 Cor. 7 “make room for us in your hearts” (v.2) “in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds” (v.4) “But God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus” (v.6) “he told us about your […]

March 10, 2011 Devotion Sharing

Submitted by Susanna Lee, Gracepoint Davis 2 Corinthians 11:16–29 This description of his life would become the measure of every subsequent generation of Christians who received the gospel through Apostle Paul’s life of obedience, intensity and love.  What are some pictures, expectations, and norms of Christian life today that Apostle Paul’s life challenges and corrects?  […]

March 9, 2011 Devotion Sharing

Submitted by Steve Suh, Gracepoint Berkeley 2 Corinthians 6:8-10 8 through glory and dishonor, bad report and good report; genuine, yet regarded as impostors; 9 known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed; 10 sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything. […]