保羅的監獄書信the Prison Epistles

保羅所有書信的綜覽,其中以4封以弗所書、哥羅西書、腓利門書、腓立比書在監獄完成,稱為監獄書信。

 

 

Q:Why are these called the Prison Epistles ?

A: Written from Paul in prison 。 Every letter talks about His imprisonment + chains

; Ephesians – chapter 3: 1, 4:1, 6:20 “I, Paul, a prisoner for Christ Jesus on behalf of you” (Eph. 3:1)

; Colossians – chapter 1:24, 4: 3,10,18 “I, 2)Paul, write this greeting with my own hand. Remember my chains” (Col. 4:18)

; Philemon – verses 1, 10, 13, 23 I would have been glad to keep him with me, in order that he might serve me on your behalf during my imprisonment for the gospel, (Philemon 1:13)

; Philippians – chapter 1: 7,13,14,17 “it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ”. (Phil. 1:13)

 

Q:Where were they written? Ephesus ? Caesarea ? Rome ?

A:From : ROME Because –  Writes about –  ‘Caesar’s Household’ (Phil. 4:22)  ‘Imperial Guard’ (Phil. 1:13)

Church leaders confirm written in Rome Date : A.D 61 – 62

 

四封監獄書信的比較;