Acts 21: 39 – 40 and Acts 22: 11 – 21 Paul speaks to the crowd – part 2

Acts 21: 39 – 40 and Acts 22: 11 – 21 Paul speaks to the crowd – part 2 Paul answered, ‘I am a Jew, from Tarsus in Cilicia, a citizen of no ordinary city. Please let me speak to the people.’ After receiving the commander’s permission, Paul stood on the steps and motioned toContinue reading “Acts 21: 39 – 40 and Acts 22: 11 – 21 Paul speaks to the crowd – part 2”

Acts 21: 27 – 39 Paul arrested & Paul speaks to the crowd

Acts 21: 27 – 39 Paul arrested & Paul speaks to the crowd When the seven days were nearly over, some Jews from the province of Asia saw Paul at the temple. They stirred up the whole crowd and seized him, shouting, ‘Fellow Israelites, help us! This is the man who teaches everyone everywhere againstContinue reading “Acts 21: 27 – 39 Paul arrested & Paul speaks to the crowd”

Acts 21: 17 – 26 Paul’s arrival at Jerusalem

Acts 21: 17 – 26 Paul’s arrival at Jerusalem When we arrived at Jerusalem, the brothers and sisters received us warmly. The next day Paul and the rest of us went to see James, and all the elders were present. Paul greeted them and reported in detail what God had done among the Gentiles throughContinue reading “Acts 21: 17 – 26 Paul’s arrival at Jerusalem”

Acts 21: 1 – 16 On to Jerusalem

Acts 21: 1 – 16 On to Jerusalem After we had torn ourselves away from them, we put out to sea and sailed straight to Kos. The next day we went to Rhodes and from there to Patara. We found a ship crossing over to Phoenicia, went on board and set sail. After sighting CyprusContinue reading “Acts 21: 1 – 16 On to Jerusalem”

Acts 20: 13 – 38 Paul’s farewell to the Ephesian elders

Acts 20: 13 – 38 Paul’s farewell to the Ephesian elders We went on ahead to the ship and sailed for Assos, where we were going to take Paul aboard. He had made this arrangement because he was going there on foot. When he met us at Assos, we took him aboard and went onContinue reading “Acts 20: 13 – 38 Paul’s farewell to the Ephesian elders”

Acts 20: 1 – 12 Through Macedonia and Greece & Eutychus raised from the dead at Troas

Acts 20: 1 – 12 Through Macedonia and Greece & Eutychus raised from the dead at Troas When the uproar had ended, Paul sent for the disciples and, after encouraging them, said goodbye and set out for Macedonia. He travelled through that area, speaking many words of encouragement to the people, and finally arrived inContinue reading “Acts 20: 1 – 12 Through Macedonia and Greece & Eutychus raised from the dead at Troas”

Acts 19: 23 – 41 The riot in Ephesus

Acts 19: 23 – 41 The riot in Ephesus About that time there arose a great disturbance about the Way. A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in a lot of business for the craftsmen there. He called them together, along with the workers in related trades, and said: ‘You know,Continue reading “Acts 19: 23 – 41 The riot in Ephesus”

Acts 19: 11 – 22 Paul in Ephesus – part 2

Acts 19: 11 – 22 Paul in Ephesus – part 2 God did extraordinary miracles through Paul, so that even handkerchiefs and aprons that had touched him were taken to those who were ill, and their illnesses were cured and the evil spirits left them. Some Jews who went around driving out evil spirits triedContinue reading “Acts 19: 11 – 22 Paul in Ephesus – part 2”

Acts 19: 1 – 10 Paul in Ephesus – part 1

Acts 19: 1 – 10 Paul in Ephesus – part 1 While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples and asked them, ‘Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?’ They answered, ‘No, we have not even heard that there isContinue reading “Acts 19: 1 – 10 Paul in Ephesus – part 1”

Acts 18: Priscilla, Aquila and Apollos

Acts 18: Priscilla, Aquila and Apollos Paul stayed on in Corinth for some time. Then he left the brothers and sisters and sailed for Syria, accompanied by Priscilla and Aquila. Before he sailed, he had his hair cut off at Cenchreae because of a vow he had taken. They arrived at Ephesus, where Paul leftContinue reading “Acts 18: Priscilla, Aquila and Apollos”