- 1 Why did the Apostle Paul suffer?
- 2 What all happened to Paul in the Bible?
- 3 How was Paul able to endure the pain and trials that he suffered for his beliefs?
- 4 What is more I consider everything a loss?
- 5 How long after Jesus death was Paul converted?
- 6 What can we learn from Paul in the Bible?
- 7 What does it mean to endure hardship?
- 8 Do not be anxious about everything?
- 9 What does count as loss mean?
- 10 What does the Bible say about loss and gain?
Why did the Apostle Paul suffer?
Paul was a prisoner when he wrote this letter to the believers in Colosse. He was in bonds for preaching forgiveness of sins and life eternal in the crucified and risen Christ Jesus. Believers could and still can rejoice in the Apostle Paul’s sufferings because he was suffering for his faithfulness to Messiah Jesus.
What all happened to Paul in the Bible?
Paul’s death are unknown, but tradition holds that he was beheaded in Rome and thus died as a martyr for his faith. His death was perhaps part of the executions of Christians ordered by the Roman emperor Nero following the great fire in the city in 64 CE.
How was Paul able to endure the pain and trials that he suffered for his beliefs?
How was Paul able to endure the pain and trials that he suffered for his beliefs? I think Paul was able to endure because he really believed what he believed and proclaimed. He trusted that God through his sufferings would receive honour and praise and that God would turn the suffering and pain into His good for Paul.
What is more I consider everything a loss?
Philippians 3:8 Notebook: What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I 3:8 Notebook, Bible Verse Christian Journal Paperback – December 11, 2019.
How long after Jesus death was Paul converted?
In his writings, Paul used the persecutions he endured to avow proximity and union with Jesus and as a validation of his teaching. Paul’s narrative in Galatians states that 14 years after his conversion he went again to Jerusalem.
What can we learn from Paul in the Bible?
Here are five of them that really resonate with me.
- He didn’t live to please man. (Galatians 1:10) When I first came across this verse, I chuckled at how sassy Paul sounded.
- He was humble.
- He was selfless.
- He was focused on God’s calling in his life.
- He lived with eternity in mind.
What does it mean to endure hardship?
If you endure a painful or difficult situation, you experience it and do not avoid it or give up, usually because you cannot.
Do not be anxious about everything?
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
What does count as loss mean?
Originally Answered: What does it mean when someone says “count your loses”? The correct expression is: “count your losses”. It means just move on from now on. You have made bad & costly decisions, or you have been unfortunate by no fault of your own, such as a disaster of some sort like a fire or flood or disease.
What does the Bible say about loss and gain?
When we give up all for Jesus Christ, we gain the only life that is life indeed–eternal life. Fairchild, Mary. “In the Kingdom of God Loss Is Gain: Luke 9:24-25.” Learn Religions, Aug.