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The Furtherance Of The Gospel - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - a result of being imprisoned and beaten in a Philippian jail (Acts 16:12-40). In fact he had often been imprisoned (II Corinthians 11:23) and had suffered severely in many other ways for “the furtherance of the gospel.” Indeed,...
Doctor Luke - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... author of the third Gospel and the book of Acts—is of special interest for several reasons. He was the only Gentile who wrote any of the books of the Bible. Furthermore, he was the only scientist among the writers. He is...
Ephesians 3:1: prisoner - Study Note
... was imprisoned in Rome “for the hope of Israel” (Acts 28:20); he had been a prisoner ever since he was taken captive in Jerusalem (Acts 21:33) at the request of the Jewish leaders. For at least two years, however, he was given a...
Acts 28:16: to dwell by himself - Study Note
... undoubtedly was allowed to visit him, as were many others (Acts 28:30). Luke is mentioned in Paul’s epistles to Philemon and to the Colossians, which were written during this period. Even though Nero was emperor at this time, he had not...
Luke 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
... himself by name, either in his gospel or in the book of Acts, it was universally recognized by the early church that he was the human author of both of these books. He is believed to have been the only Gentile writer of a book of the Bible,...
1 Timothy 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
... his second missionary journey when he again came to Lystra (Acts 16:1-3), the same city where he had once been stoned and left for dead (Acts 14:1,19). Timothy had been diligently trained in the Scriptures by his mother and grandmother (II...
1 Peter 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
... on Christ at the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost (Acts 2:4). Peter had been the spokesman and preacher on that great day and probably felt continuing interest and concern for these pilgrims as they returned to their homes. As the one to...
Philippians 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
... and the two years and more which he spent there (e.g., Acts 19:10) make no mention of any imprisonment at Ephesus. It seems more likely that Paul wrote Philippians during his house arrest at Rome (Acts 28:30). Note the references, for...
Ephesians 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
as the record goes, Paul spent almost three years in Ephesus (Acts 18:18-21; 19), longer than any other place after he started his missionary ministries. A strong church was established there, and Timothy was eventually sent there by Paul as its...
Acts 28:30: two whole years - Study Note
... two whole years. According to Roman law, it was necessary to wait about two years for the prosecution to come forward with their case. There is no indication that the Jews ever did this, certainly not within the two-year period, since Luke...
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