Take care of it on your own time. So Paul still remained a good while. He was well-educated in the way of the Master and fiery in his enthusiasm. 17 The crowd[c] then grabbed Sosthenes, the leader of the synagogue, and beat him right there in the courtroom.

On one side is the Saronic Gulf with its port of Cenchrea and on the other is the Corinthian Gulf with its port of Lechaeum. Acts 18 After Athens, Paul went to Corinth. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. Message expounds Philippians 3:1-7 explaining the problem of Legalism as defined by the New Testament. 21 As he left, however, he said, “I will come back later,[e] God willing.” Then he set sail from Ephesus. He stayed another year and a half, faithfully teaching the Word of God to the Corinthians.

2 That is where he discovered Aquila, a Jew born in Pontus, and his wife, Priscilla. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. He walked out and went to the home of Titius Justus, a God-fearing man who lived right next to the Jews' meeting place. Paul moved in with them, and they worked together at their common trade of tentmaking. “You’ve made your bed; now lie in it. John Piper May 30, 1997 217 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God Desiring God. "You've made your bed; now lie in it. Apollos was accurate in everything he taught about Jesus up to a point, but he only went as far as the baptism of John. Acts 18:8 "And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his house; and many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptized."

18 1 After Athens, Paul went to Corinth. Paul Meets Priscilla and Aquila in Corinth. They had just arrived from Italy, part of the general expulsion of Jews from Rome ordered by Claudius. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 27 Apollos had been thinking about going to Achaia, and the brothers and sisters in Ephesus encouraged him to go. They had just arrived from Italy, part of the general expulsion of Jews from Rome ordered by Claudius. MSG: Acts 18.

It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 21-22 From Ephesus he sailed to Caesarea. That is where he discovered Aquila, a Jew born in Pontus, and his wife, Priscilla.

The voice of Paul would have carried, so that those attending synagogue would have heard the message also. 18 Paul stayed a while longer in Corinth, but then it was time to take leave of his friends. Paul also was encouraged when Silas and Timothy rejoined him in Corinth (Acts 18:5). He testified to the Jews that Jesus was the Messiah. But no such luck. Saying his good-byes, he sailed for Syria, Priscilla and Aquila with him. No matter what happens, I'm with you and no one is going to be able to hurt you. 17 Now the street rabble turned on Sosthenes, the new meeting-place president, and beat him up in plain sight of the court. Gallio didn't raise a finger. Take care of it on your own time. That is where he discovered Aquila, a Jew born in Pontus, and his wife, Priscilla. 15 But since it is merely a question of words and names and your Jewish law, take care of it yourselves. He was well-educated in the way of the Master and fiery in his enthusiasm. Paul moved in with them, and they worked together at their common trade of tentmaking. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Corinth - After Athens, Paul went to Corinth. They had just arrived from Italy, part of the general expulsion of Jews from Rome ordered by Claudius. The city was a harbor and trade center. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. That is where he discovered Aquila, a Jew born in Pontus, and his wife, Priscilla. He could not have cared less. 4 Each Sabbath found Paul at the synagogue, trying to convince the Jews and Greeks alike. "Have it your way, then," he said. Acts 18 The Message Bible << Acts 17 | Acts 18 | Acts 19 >> Paul at Corinth. He was a Jew, born in Alexandria, Egypt, and a terrific speaker, eloquent and powerful in his preaching of the Scriptures. They had just arrived from Italy, part of the general expulsion of Jews from Rome ordered by Claudius. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account.
Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. That is where he discovered Aquila, a Jew born in Pontus, and his wife, Priscilla. Read verse in The Message Bible Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! Popular Stories. Chapter. What are the benefits of creating an account? Commentary on Acts 18:24-28 (Read Acts 18:24-28) Apollos taught in the gospel of Christ, as far as John's ministry would carry him, and no further. I can’t be bothered with this nonsense,” and he cleared them out of the courtroom. 21-22 From Ephesus he sailed to Caesarea. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over.

Gallio didn’t raise a finger.

12-13 But when Gallio was governor of Achaia province, the Jews got up a campaign against Paul, hauled him into court, and filed charges: “This man is seducing people into acts of worship that are illegal.”. Before boarding the ship in the harbor town of Cenchrea, he had his head shaved as part of a vow he had taken.

14-16 Just as Paul was about to defend himself, Gallio interrupted and said to the Jews, “If this was a matter of criminal conduct, I would gladly hear you out. He preached with power in the meeting place. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 18 1-4 After Athens, Paul went to Corinth. Don't have an account? Gallio didn’t raise a finger. 18 Then Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. Speak out! His entire family believed with him.

23 After spending a considerable time with the Antioch Christians, Paul set off again for Galatia and Phrygia, retracing his old tracks, one town after another, putting fresh heart into the disciples. Give now. 5-6 When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was able to give all his time to preaching and teaching, doing everything he could to persuade the Jews that Jesus was in fact God’s Messiah. 28 He refuted the Jews with powerful arguments in public debate. “Have it your way, then,” he said. Totally exasperated, Paul had finally had it with them and gave it up as a bad job.

13 They accused Paul of “persuading people to worship God in ways that are contrary to our law.”. They wrote to the believers in Achaia, asking them to welcome him. But every Sabbath he was at the meeting place, doing his best to convince both Jews and Greeks about Jesus. 7-8 He walked out and went to the home of Titius Justus, a God-fearing man who lived right next to the Jews’ meeting place. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings.
But Paul’s efforts with the Jews weren’t a total loss, for Crispus, the meeting-place president, put his trust in the Master.

He preached with power in the meeting place. 14 But just as Paul started to make his defense, Gallio turned to Paul’s accusers and said, “Listen, you Jews, if this were a case involving some wrongdoing or a serious crime, I would have a reason to accept your case. 12 But when Gallio became governor of Achaia, some Jews rose up together against Paul and brought him before the governor for judgment. REVIEW OF CORINTH MINISTRY (ACTS 18:1-17) 1. The Message; Acts 18 Acts 18. [a] 2 There he became acquainted with a Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, who had recently arrived from Italy with his wife, Priscilla. They wanted him to stay longer, but he said he couldn’t. His entire family believed with him.

He was particularly effective in public debate with the Jews as he brought out proof after convincing proof from the Scriptures that Jesus was in fact God’s Messiah.

They had left Italy when Claudius Caesar deported all Jews from Rome. But every Sabbath he was at the meeting place, doing his best to convince both Jews and Greeks about Jesus. ... A. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. You have no idea how many people I have on my side in this city.” That was all he needed to stick it out. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus.

But after saying good-bye, he promised, "I'll be back, God willing.".

Choose Bible version Book. Corinth is about fifty miles west of Athens, and, when Paul visited it, was the capital of the Roman province of Greece, which they called Achaia. He stayed another year and a half, faithfully teaching the Word of God to the Corinthians. From now on I'm spending my time with the other nations.". Many others in Corinth also heard Paul, became believers, and were baptized. After spending a considerable time with the Antioch Christians, Paul set off again for Galatia and Phrygia, retracing his old tracks, one town after another, putting fresh heart into the disciples. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. Speak out! From now on I’m spending my time with the other nations.”. They had just arrived from Italy, part of the general expulsion of Jews from Rome ordered by Claudius. Paul stayed a while longer in Corinth, but then it was time to take leave of his friends. The Supremacy of God in Missions. he sailed to Caesarea. They wanted him to stay longer, but he said he couldn’t. 18 Paul stayed a while longer in Corinth, but then it was time to take leave of his friends. Before boarding the ship in the harbor town of Cenchrea, he had his head shaved as part of a vow he had taken. Conference Message. He could not have cared less. Paul left the ship briefly to go to the meeting place and preach to the Jews. Totally exasperated, Paul had finally had it with them and gave it up as a bad job.