What is an apostle? How can Paul claim to be an apostle?
How does Paul describe his own apostolicity? What can we derive from the language that Paul uses in 1:1?
How does Paul’s calling to the office of apostle compare or contrast with your own conversion story of how you came to know Christ?
Describe your understanding of Paul’s relationship with Timothy.
Why is it important to have someone that you are mentoring and discipling (like Paul had Timothy)?
Why is it important to have someone that you are looking to and learning from (like Timothy had Paul)?
Define the words “grace”, “mercy”, and “peace”. How does Paul understand them? Where does he understand them to originate from? Why is this important?