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Paul also and Barnabas continued in Antioch, teaching and preaching
the word of the
Lord, with many others also.
36. And some
days after Paul said unto Barnabas, Let us go again and visit our
every city where we have preached the word of the Lord, and see how they
And Barnabas determined to take with them John, whose surname
38. But Paul
thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from
went not with them to the work.
a. The solution
15:39-41 And the contention was so sharp between them, that they
from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus;
Paul chose Silas, and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto
the grace of
41. And he
went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches.
Paul revisits Derbe and Lystra
a. Take Timothy as a helper
Then came he to Derbe and Lystra: and, behold, a certain disciple was
Timotheus, the son of a certain woman, which was a Jewess, and
his father was a Greek:
2. Which was
well reported of by the brethren that were at Lystra and Iconium.
3. Him would
Paul have to go forth with him; and took and circumcised him because
of the Jews
which were in those quarters: for they knew all that his father was a
4. And as
they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees for to keep,
ordained of the apostles and elders which were at Jerusalem.
5. And so
were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily.
4. Directed by
the Holy Ghost
Now when they had gone throughout Phrygia and the region of Galatia,
forbidden of the Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia,
7. After they
were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit
8. And they
passing by Mysia came down to Troas.
9. And a vision
appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and
saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us.
10. And after
he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into
assuredly gathering that the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel
loosing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and
the next day to
5. Events at Philippi
a. Lydia is converted
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of
which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she
the things which were spoken of Paul.
15. And when
she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye
have judged me
to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And
b. An unclean spirit is cast out of a
And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel
a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by
17. The same
followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of
the most high
God, which shew unto us the way of salvation.
18. And this
did she many days. But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the
command thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And he came
out the same
c. Paul and Silas are beaten
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into
charging the jailor to keep them safely:
having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison, and made
fast in the stocks.
d. Paul and Silas sing praise
And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God:
prisoners heard them.
suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the
and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were
e. Jailer is converted
And the keeper of the prison awaking out of his sleep, and seeing the
open, he drew out his sword, and would have killed himself, supposing
prisoners had been fled.
28. But Paul
cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here.
29. Then he
called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down
brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
31. And they
said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy
32. And they
spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.
33. And he
took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was
and all his, straightway.
On to Thessalonica
Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they
Thessalonica, where was a synagogue of the Jews:
2. And Paul, as
his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned
with them out of
3. Opening and
alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen again from
the dead; and
that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ.
4. And some of
them believed, and consorted with Paul and Silas; and of the devout
Greeks a great
multitude, and of the chief women not a few.
7. On to Berea
And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto
coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews.
11. These were
more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word
readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things
many of them believed; also of honourable women which were Greeks,
and of men, not
13. But when
the Jews of Thessalonica had knowledge that the word of God was
preached of Paul
at Berea, they came thither also, and stirred up the people.
8. Paul at
And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul to go as it were to
the sea: but
Silas and Timotheus abode there still.
15. And they
that conducted Paul brought him unto Athens: and receiving a
Silas and Timotheus for to come to him with all speed, they
16. Now while
Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he
saw the city
wholly given to idolatry.
a. Paul preaches and has some
Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of
perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.
23. For as I
passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this
To The Unknown God. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him
declare I unto
24. God that
made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven
dwelleth not in temples made with hands;
is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing
he giveth to
all life, and breath, and all things;
26. And hath
made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the
hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their
27. That they
should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him,
though he be
not far from every one of us:
28. For in
him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own
said, For we are also his offspring.
then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the
like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
30. And the
times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men
every where to
he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in
by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance
unto all men,
in that he hath raised him from the dead.
32. And when
they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others
said, We will
hear thee again of this matter.
33. So Paul
departed from among them.
certain men clave unto him, and believed: among the which was
Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them.
9. Paul goes to
After these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth;
a. Stays with Aquila
And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from
his wife Priscilla; (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to
Rome:) and came unto them.
because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by
occupation they were tentmakers.
b. Reunited with Silas and Timothy
And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was
pressed in the
spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus was Christ.
c. The Jews oppose Paul
And when they opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he shook his
said unto them, Your blood be upon your own heads; I am clean; from
will go unto the Gentiles.
d. The Lord encourages Paul
Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid,
but speak, and
hold not thy peace:
10. For I am
with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much
people in this
11. And he
continued there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among
10. Paul goes to
And he came to Ephesus, and left them there: but he himself entered
synagogue, and reasoned with the Jews.
20. When they
desired him to tarry longer time with them, he consented not;
11. Paul returns
But bade them farewell, saying, I must by all means keep this feast
that cometh in
Jerusalem: but I will return again unto you, if God will. And he sailed
22. And when
he had landed at Caesarea, and gone up, and saluted the church, he
went down to