Though the Apostle Paul is not the most well-known name to children, it is important that they study and know about him for God used Paul to reveal a special message for us today. A Man Named Paul is a book written especially for young people, but it can be used by those of any age. The studies cover not only the life of Paul, but also the unique ministry that God called him to, and the special message that was entrusted to him, the revelation of the mystery. (41 pp.)

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Saul of Tarsus If you were asked to name the man in the Bible who is the most familiar to you, who would you name? Probably some would name Daniel, or David. Some may say Moses or Noah. These are familiar and real men of God that we can read about in the Scriptures. In these lessons we ...
  2. Chapter 2 Religion is Not Christianity Will you please read as much of the Scripture text given above as you can, before reading this chapter. For many of the men that we study about in the Bible, we have a record of their birth and childhood. For this man Paul, the first record we have of him is when he was ...
  3. Chapter 3 Conversion of Paul In this chapter of Acts, we find again that Paul was going around trying to get rid of all who were preaching that Jesus was the Christ, the Son of God. In verse 1, notice who was working with Paul to do these terrible deeds. It was the high priest. Verse 2 tells us, “And ...
  4. Chapter 4 The Lord Calls Paul I hope you will take time to read the Bible text given above. It will help you in your study of this lesson. In the days that Paul lived on this earth, the Bible, God’s Word, was not printed so everyone could read. At this time, God would speak out in a voice from heaven. This is ...
  5. Chapter 5 Paul and Ananias When Paul was traveling to Damascus and saw the great light and heard the voice of the Lord, there were others that were with him. In verse 7 we read about them, and see that they “stood speechless.” they heard a voice, but did not know it was the Lord speaking. They looked around for ...
  6. Chapter 6 Paul Delivered from Trials In previous lessons we have seen how Paul was changed from one who was against the Lord to one who loved the Lord and served the Lord. He knew that the Jesus that was crucified on the cross, had indeed died for him and for all who would believe. Paul not only accepted Jesus as ...
  7. Chapter 7 Salvation Sent to the Gentiles The Lord said that Paul was a chosen vessel to be used for the glory of the Lord. He also gave Paul a commission. That is, the Lord told Paul just what he was to do in the ministry. Paul was to go to the Jews, the Gentiles, and kings. In this lesson we will ...
  8. Chapter 8 Paul’s Faithful Witness The Lord had said that Paul would witness to the Jews, Gentiles and to kings. Paul was faithful to carry out any thing the Lord showed him to do. It took complete trust on Paul’s part to fulfill his ministry. We have seen how Paul ministered to the Jews, and then turned to the Gentiles in ...
  9. Chapter 9 Quiz on Paul In this lesson we will pause to review a little by having a quiz on some things we have studied thus far concerning A Man Named Paul. The answers will be found in the previous lessons and in Acts chapters 7-28. As you meditate and answer these questions from the Bible, write your answers on ...
  10. Chapter 10 Apostle to the Gentiles Scripture Reading: Acts 9:15; 13:46-48; 15:3,7; 18:6; 22:21; 26:20; 28:28; Romans 11:13; 15:16; Gal. 2:2,8; Eph. 3:1,6-8; 1 Tim. 2:7; 2 Tim. 1:11 Paul was the only person in the Bible who was given the title, “The Apostle to the Gentiles.” The Apostle Peter was sent to a Gentile at one time, but this was a special time that the Lord was dealing with Peter for a special work. ...
  11. Chapter 11 The Mystery Revealed to Paul Scripture reading: Ephesians 3:1-9 In previous lessons, we have studied a lot about Paul, as a man. We have also seen how he was saved; and we saw how the Lord gave him his commission to minister to Jew first, then to the Gentiles (Romans 1:16). If you haven’t read the Scripture text above, I hope you will ...
  12. Chapter 12 The Church, the Body of Christ Scripture Reading: Eph. 1:19-23; 5:23-32; Col. 1:16-19,24; 1 Tim. 3:15-16; Gal. 3:28; Col. 3:11; 1 Cor. 12:12-13 In our last lesson, we saw that the message that God gave to Paul was called a mystery. This means only that it was a secret until God chose to reveal it to mankind. He did this through Paul. The mystery was concerning the church today. ...
  13. Chapter 13 One Baptism Scripture Reading: Matt. 3:11; Luke 3:16; Mark 1:8; Luke 12:50; Matthew 20:22; Mark 1:4 We are now looking into the message that God told Paul to give us for today. In this lesson we are going to look at the subject of baptism. This is an important subject because some people think that water baptism is necessary before a person is saved. ...
  14. Chapter 14 Why was Jesus Baptized? Scripture Reading: From last lesson, plus John 1:26-33; Matt. 3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 3:21-22; Gal. 4:4; Rom. 6:3-4; Gal. 3:27 We are studying concerning the message that God gave to Paul for our life and worship today. The Lord gave many apostles and others to give the law and all the message He had for the nation of Israel. We can study about this ...
  15. Chapter 15 What About Ordinances? Scripture Reading: Colossians 2 When we study the Old Testament Law we find many ordinances and rituals that the people of Israel were to go through. Even the study of the Tabernacle and the Temple will show us many rituals that God had the people to do. The Priest had many ceremonies to perform. This was according to ...
  16. Chapter 16 Living for the Lord In the first three verses of this chapter, we see several things that are very important to all Christians. If we desire to live for the wonderful Lord who saved us, we should heed these verses. In the first place, we are told to seek things which are above. Or, we could say, we should ...
  17. Chapter 17 Thanks to God Scripture Reading: 1 Cor. 15:57; 2 Cor. 1:11; 2:14; 4:15; 8:16; 9:11,15; Eph. 5:20; Phil. 4:6; Col. 4:2; 1 Thess 3:9; 5:18; 1 Tim. 4:3 “Thanks be unto God for His unspeakable Gift.” (2 Corinthians 9:15) Throughout the writings of the apostle Paul, we find him talking about being thankful. In the above Scripture, Paul is talking about the Lord Jesus as the wonderful gift. He was thankful that ...
  18. Chapter 18 The Best Gift of All “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.” (1 Timothy 1:15) If I were to ask you why Jesus was born into this world, could you tell me? The apostle Paul knew. We can see this by the Scripture ...
  19. Chapter 19 Summary In previous lessons we have studied a lot about Paul. We have seen things concerning Paul as a man, and things that he taught. In review, we will list some of the things we have seen about him. 1.  We saw that Paul (who was also called Saul) was a religious person, before he was saved. He ...