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|Named Person:||Paul, the Apostle Saint.; Paul, the Apostle Saint.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J S Howson
|Contents:||II. The conversion: Damascus ; Conversion: its meaning ; Saul's conversion ; Saul the persecutor ; Saul's journeys ; The man and his influence ; The man and his motives ; Days of sorrow ; The arrest on the way to Damascus ; The relief to the Christians ; The power of God shown, and the love of God ; The sinner's humiliation ; The sinner's discipline ; The time of solitude ; The response to mercy III. The Gospel and the Jews: Antioch in Pisidia : In a synagogue ; The past recalled ; The synagogue and the Gospel ; The synagogue and Christian institutions ; The synagogue and divine dispensations for the future ; Saul at Jerusalem ; Saul at Tarsus ; Saul and Barnabas set apart ; The arrival at Antioch in Pisidia ; The address in the synagogue ; Its history of the Hebrews ; It mention of Saul, and of David ; Its relation to the Gospels ; Its allusion to John the Baptist ; Its relation to the Old testament ; St. Paul's tact and judgment ; St. Paul's style ; St. Paul's conciliatory manner ; St. Paul's appeal to the conscience ; St. Paul on justification ; The address a doctrinal summary ; Its results ; Jewish opposition, the turning to the Gentiles, the consequent persecution, the triumph of the gospel ; The scene repeated ; The dispersion related to Christianity, a preparation and a testimony IV. The Gospel and heathenism: Lystra : Contrasted appeals of St. Paul ; The apostles at Lycaonia ; The local worship ; Ovid's story ; The miracle of Lystra ; St. Paul's pre-eminence ; Popular amazement ; Popular adoration ; St. Paul's address ; His versatile sympathy ; The superstition of the people ; The fickleness of the people ; Distrust fostered ; The result: persecution ; Once stoned, once deified ; But the end not yet ; St. Paul and Timothy ; Defeated yet victorious ; Another visit VI. Greek art and Greek philosophy: Athens : St. Paul at Athens ; The beauty of the city ; Its buildings ; Their appeal to St. Paul ; How to answer it : not with contempt: but by using (I) Greek art, and his surroundings ; This religion ineffectual: and the degrading (2) Greek philosophy ; Discussions in the market ; The stoic and the epicurean ; Their attitude to God ; St. Paul's theology ; God as Creator ; God as Father ; The unity of the human race ; An abandonment of prejudice ; The purpose of God, in dealing with nations ; The appeal of the moment ; A call to repentance ; The call a command ; Supported by the resurrection ; A challenge to Athenian convictions ; Art and philosophy in conflict with faith ; But the hostility not inherent ; The place of art, and of philosophy, both meet in Christianity VII. The companions of St Paul: Corinth : The friendships of St. Paul ; Corinth their center ; Its association with epistles to the Thessalonians : the epistles to the Corinthians : The epistle to the Romans ; The apostle surrounded by friends ; Barnabas ; The man and his name : and frailty ; John Mark ; Silas ; timothy : Examples of St Paul's tenderness towards Him : The bonds of union ; Timothy's zeal ; His mission to Thessalonica : at Corinth, at Rome, at Ephesus ; Titus ; The mission of Titus to Corinth ; The man and his task ; The work of Titus in Crete ; His position isolated ; His success undoubted ; Tychicus and Trophimus ; Tychicus ; Trophimus ; Epaphroditus: His work ; Luke: his companionship with St. Paul ; Aquila and Priscilla ; Christianity and Labour [labor] ; Helpers of the ministry ; Women in the apostolic church ; Phoebe ; The ministry of women ; Other friends of the apostle ; The work of sanctified affection VIII. Work in great cities: Ephesus : Town and country compared ; Association and isolation ; St. Paul's use for great towns ; Antioch ; Early work of the apostles ; Widespread results ; Thessalonica: its population, its influence ; Corinth: its advantages ; Ephesus ; Impress of town life ; The meeting with Baptist's disciples ; Incomplete knowledge supplemented ; The influence of a few ; Self-interest and religion ; A disastrous influence ; Put to shame by the faith ; A good example ; The tumult at Ephesus ; The danger to St. Paul ; Friends in need ; And a prudent town-clerk ; A sorrowful parting ; A far-reaching influence ; Where to be detected ; Timothy's surroundings ; Forebodings justified ; Modern problems and ancient warnings IX. St. Paul before the multitude: Jerusalem ; St. Paul in prison ; The tumult at Jerusalem: its cause ; The case of Trophimus ; St. Paul's action: misunderstood ; The beginning of the uproar ; The violence of the mob ; The demand of the mob ; The appeal of St. Paul ; The violence of Fanaticism ; The apostle's speech ; Its discretion and courtesy ; Its fairness and forbearance ; Inspired by humility, and by love for his people, a love elsewhere manifest ; Farewell to Jerusalem ; His first visit ; Subsequent visits, and the last ; Stephen remembered X. St. Paul before rulers: Caesarea : St. Paul at Caesarea ; The city and harbor ; The vestibule of Rome ; Testimony before the rulers ; Lysias and St. Paul ; Lysias perplexed, St. Paul self-possessed ; Lysias afraid, St. Paul confident ; Lysias prevaricates ; St. Paul and Felix ; Attack and defense ; The reputation of Felix ; The slave peeps out, in curiosity, in fear, and in greed ; The worth of imprisonment ; Festus ; His procedure ; His self-satisfaction ; His delay ; Agrippa and Bernice ; Agrippa's exclamation ; St. Paul's reply ; The opportunity lost ; Drusilla ; Bernice ; A contrast XI. The voyage and shipwreck: Melita : The voyage and shipwreck ; Religious dangers of seafaring life, and its opportunities ; The voyage begun ; The stoppage at Sidon ; Commercial enterprise and spread of Christianity ; St. Paul's ships ; The voyage resumed ; Delays ; Difficulties in Holy Scripture ; The need of patience ; The case of Laesea and of Phenice ; Vicissitudes of travel ; The fair wind ; The foul wind ; In the gale ; The growing peril ; The apostle's faith ; The dignity of the Christian character ; St. Paul's confidence ; St. Paul's prompt action ; His character recorded ; The Gospel and the life of Greece and Rome ; St. Paul at Malta ; Sails for Italy ; Nearing Rome ; St. Paul's sufferings ; His burden ; His welcome ; Lessons of the journey summarized XII. Toil and suffering to the end: Rome : St. Paul's life of suffering and toil ; Influence of the combination ; St Paul in Rome ; Prompt action ; St. Paul's alacrity, and patience ; Busy years ; St. Paul and the soldiers, and Caesar's household ; The care of all the churches ; A busy life, and a cheerful worker ; The underlying sorrow ; Deliverance from bondance ; The time of freedom ; Suffering implied ; The last scene ; The faithless and the faithful ; Parting messages ; Freedom at last!.|