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2 nd Journey Paul’s 3 rd Missionary Journey Arrival in Ephesus “Disciples” (1) Holy Spirit at baptism? John’s baptism (3,4; John 1:6-9, 15-27, 3:22-30)

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2 2 nd Journey

3 Paul’s 3 rd Missionary Journey

4 Arrival in Ephesus “Disciples” (1) Holy Spirit at baptism? John’s baptism (3,4; John 1:6-9, 15-27, 3:22-30)

5 Arrival in Ephesus 12 Men were baptized into Christ (5) Paul placed his hands on them (6, 8:17)

6 Synagogue Preaching Spoke boldly for 3 months (8) Paul left and went to lecture hall of Tyrannus (“Tyrant”) for 2 years. (20:31)

7 This went on for two years, so that all the Jews and Greeks who lived in the province of Asia heard the word of the Lord. (10)

8 Ephesian Miracles Athens = Philosophy Ephesus = Magic Paul performed many miracles there Jews were well-known exorcists.

9 Ephesian Miracles In the name of Jesus, whom Paul preaches, I command you to come out! (13) 7 sons of Sceva, a Jewish Chief Priest (We know of no such real chief priest)

10 Ephesian Miracles Overpowered them and beat them up! Exorcism ≠ What Jesus/Paul did Message about demons? (Ephesians 6:10-20; 1 John 4:4)

11 Ephesian Miracles Response – Seized with fear and honored God (Acts 5:11-16)Response – Seized with fear and honored God (Acts 5:11-16)

12 Burning Scrolls “Believers” confessed to magic (18) Public burning

13 Burning Scrolls Silver Drachma = 1 day wages 50,000 Drachmas!

14 Burning Scrolls How Costas, our Greek guide, said he felt when he burned his icons – Free!

15 Travel Plans (21-22) Macedonia Achaia Jerusalem Rome

16 1 Corinthians A.D. 53 – Wrote 1 Corinthians from Ephesus Wrote at least 4 Corinthian letters Word from Chloe’s household (1:11) Paul’s 1 st letter to them (5:9)

17 1 Corinthians Their previous letter to Paul (7:1) The Corinthian gift for Judea (16:1-4) – Not in Acts! Wild beasts in Ephesus (1 Cor. 15:32) Christian living in a pagan culture

18 Artemis of the Ephesians Greek goddess of hunting, love of nature, & childbirth Roman Diana

19 Artemis of the Ephesians Syncretistic with Cybele, Asian goddess of fertility

20 Infertility

21 Artemis of the Ephesians Temple called Artemision 4 times larger than Parthenon! Largest building in Greek world

22 Artemis of the Ephesians One of 7 wonders of ancient world Made of marble Burned in A.D. 262 – Destroyed A.D. 401

23 Artemis of the Ephesians Riot started by Demetrius the silversmith 2 nd persecution by pagans – Money! We receive a good living…. (25)

24 Artemis of the Ephesians Seized Gaius and Aristarchus, Paul’s companions Rushed into the theater Paul wanted to go

25 Artemis of the Ephesians Theater held 24,000 “Officials” (Asiarchs) were rich, citizens

26 Artemis of the Ephesians City Clerk was under Proconsul but over the Magistrates 2 hours!

27 Yassar Arafat’s Burial

28 The gospel (is) powerful in spiritual terms, but harmless to the political requirements of Rome…. (Gaertner, Acts, p. 312)


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