The Early Years – I: The Man of Tarsus
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson begins his series on the life of the Apostle Paul. Dr. Johnson provides background to his exposition, discussing the apostle's personality and appearance as well as his home of Tarsus.
The Early Years – II: The Man of Jerusalem
Acts 22:31, 26:5
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson continues his exposition on the early life of Paul. Dr. Johnson provides details about the apostle's theological education in the school of Gamaliel.
Stephen: The Paul Before Paul
Acts 6:1 - 7:60
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the account of Stephen. Dr. Johnson explains how the martyr's testimony served God's purpose in preparing Paul for his role in proclaiming the gospel.
The Conversion of Paul
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the coversion of Paul on the road to Damascus. Dr. Johnson discusses how the event served to provide the apostle with a fundamental understanding of God's election and process of salvation.
Paul, Ananias and Arabia
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses the ministry of the Antioch Christians to Paul after his conversion and the time he spent with the community.
The Emergence of the Life Purpose
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on the transformation of Paul as a minister of the Gospel after his Damascus conversion.
The Worker Awaiting the Work
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on the preparation and reaction of the churches for Paul's coming ministry.
Paul: Man of Vision, Man of Action
2 Corinthians 12:1-10
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on how Paul approached the different churches with his ministry. Dr. Johnson also comments on the apostle's "thorn in the flesh."
From Antioch to the World
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the earliest stage of Paul's ministry and describes the spiritual functioning of the early church.
Paul at Antioch: Biblical Evangelism
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson details the Apostle Paul's core beliefs in ministering the gospel message.