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Paul’s third missionary journey

Great is Diana of the Ephesians!

Acts 19:21 – 20:2 Luke has just concluded the story of Sceva the Sorcerer and his seven sons.  In co-opting Paul’s authority by claiming to cast out demons by imitating Paul’s use of the name of Jesus Christ, they suddenly … Continue reading

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I know Jesus and Paul, but who do you think you are?

We began the story of Paul in Ephesus in the last post, and today we continue Luke’s narrative of that two-year period.  This passage (Acts 19:11-20) opens with the Jewish leadership in Ephesus already having hardened their heart, and Paul … Continue reading

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Paul in Ephesus — A Dozen Disciples

At the end of the previous post I stated, “Remember that the Book of Acts describes a period when the Kingdom program with its accordant miracles and conferring of the Holy Spirit by the laying on of hands is on … Continue reading

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Grace Believers

Goodness!  Nearly a year has passed since the last entry was posted!  It’s a good thing the Word of God is eternal and unwavering, not like we humans.  Like Christ, it waits patiently to be picked up again where we … Continue reading

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The Third Missionary Journey Begins

Acts 18:23-28 Paul has spent 18 months in Corinth, and in the previous post we followed his journey back to Palestine and to his “sending church” in Antioch, having left Priscilla and Aquila in Ephesus.  We pick up the story … Continue reading

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