Chapter # 1 Paragraph # 1 Study # 1
Lincolnton, NC
January 18, 2004

Textual Notes: ASV Translation: Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior and Christ Jesus our hope Notes: The textual differences... The Progression of Paul's thoughts... Observations regarding Paul's expressions... What is Paul talking about? He is talking about his identity as an apostle as the author of the material to come. What is he saying about what he is talking about? He is saying that this identity is heavily vested in salvation and hope because it arises out of a direct "commandment" from the Roots of salvation and hope. Possible implications...