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Paul

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  • Also called SAUL
    Acts 8:1; 9:1; 13:9

  • From the tribe of Benjamin,
    Romans 11:1; Philippians 3:5

  • Personal appearance of
    2 Corinthians 10:1,10; 11:6

  • Born in the city of Tarsus
    Acts 9:11; 21:39; 22:3

  • Educated at Jerusalem in the school of Gamaliel
    Acts 22:3; 26:4

  • A zealous Pharisee
    Acts 22:3; 23:6; 26:5; 2 Corinthians 11:22; Galatians 1:14; Philippians 3:5

  • A Roman citizen
    Acts 16:37; 22:25-28

  • Persecutes the Christians; present at, and gives consent to, The stoning of Stephen
    Acts 7:58; 8:1,3; 9:1; 22:4

  • Sent to Damascus with letters for the arrest and return to Jerusalem of Christians
    Acts 9:1,2

  • His vision and conversion
    Acts 9:3-22; 22:4-19; 26:9-15; 1 Corinthians 9:1; 15:8; Galatians 1:13; 1 Timothy 1:12,13

  • Is immersed
    Acts 9:18; 22:16

  • Called to be an apostle
    Acts 22:14-21; 26:16-18; Romans 1:1; 1 Corinthians 1:1; 9:1,2; 15:9; Galatians 1:1,15,16; Ephesians 1:1; Colossians 1:1; 1 Timothy 1:1; 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:1,11; Titus 1:1,3

  • Preaches in Damascus for the first time
    Acts 9:20,22

  • Is persecuted by the Jews
    Acts 9:23,24

  • Escapes by being let down from the wall in a basket; goes to Jerusalem
    Acts 9:25,26; Galatians 1:18,19

  • Received by the disciples in Jerusalem
    Acts 9:26-29

  • Goes to Caesarea
    Acts 9:30; 18:22

  • Sent to the Gentiles
    Acts 13:2,3,47,48; 22:17-21; Romans 11:13; 15:16; Galatians 1:15-24

  • Has Barnabas as his companion
    Acts 11:25,26

  • Teaches at Antioch (in Syria) for one year
    Acts 11:26

  • Conveys the contributions of the Christians in Antioch to the Christians in Jerusalem
    Acts 11:27-30

  • Returns with the apostle John to Antioch (of Syria)
    Acts 12:25

  • Visits Seleucia
    Acts 13:4

  • Visits much of the island of Cyprus
    Acts 13:4

  • Preaches at Salamis
    Acts 13:5

  • Preaches at Paphos
    Acts 13:6

  • Sergius Paulus, governor of the country, is a convert of
    Acts 13:7-12

  • Contends with Elymas (Bar-Jesus) the sorcerer
    Acts 13:6-12

  • Visits Perga in Pamphylia
    Acts 13:13

  • John (Mark), a companion of, departs for Jerusalem
    Acts 13:13

  • Visits Antioch (in Pisidia), and preaches in the synagogue
    Acts 13:14-41

  • His message received gladly by the Gentiles
    Acts 13:42,49

  • Persecuted and expelled
    Acts 13:50,51

  • Visits Iconium, and preaches to the Jews and non-Jews; is Persecuted; escapes to Lystra; goes to Derbe
    Acts 14:1-6

  • Heals an immobile man
    Acts 14:8-10

  • The people attempt to worship him
    Acts 14:11-18

  • Is persecuted by certain Jews from Antioch and Iconium, and is Stoned
    Acts 14:19; 2 Corinthians 11:25; 2 Timothy 3:11

  • Escapes to Derbe, where he preaches the gospel, and returns to Lystra, and to Iconium, and to Antioch, strengthens the souls of the disciples, exhorts them to continue in the faith, and helps to appoint elders
    Acts 14:19-23

  • Re-visits Pisidia, Pamphylia, Perga, Attalia, and Antioch, in Syria, where he lived
    Acts 14:24-28

  • Contends with the Judaizers against their circumcision "theology"
    Acts 15:1,2

  • Refers the question of circumcision to the apostles and elders at Jerusalem
    Acts 15:2,4

  • He declares to the apostles at Jerusalem the miracles and wonders God had performed among the Gentiles by them
    Acts 15:12

  • Returns to Antioch, accompanied by Barnabas, Judas, and Silas, with letters to the Gentiles
    Acts 15:22,25

  • Makes his second tour of the congregations
    Acts 15:36

  • Chooses Silas as his companion, and passes through Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the congregations
    Acts 15:36-41

  • Visits Lystra; circumcises Timothy
    Acts 16:1-5

  • Goes through Phrygia and Galatia; is forbidden by the Holy Spirit to preach in Asia; visits Mysia; attempts to go to Bithynia, but is restrained by the Spirit
    Acts 16:6,7

  • Goes to Troas, where he has a vision of a man saying, "Come over into Macedonia, and help us; "immediately proceeds to Macedonia
    Acts 16:8-10

  • Visits Samothracia and Neapolis; comes to Philippi, the chief city of Macedonia; visits a place of prayer at the side of the river; preaches the word; the merchant, Lydia, from Thyatira, is converted and immersed
    Acts 16:11-15

  • Reproves the soothsayer; causes the evil spirit to come out of the girl who practises divination
    Acts 16:16-18

  • Persecuted, beaten, and cast into prison with Silas; sings songs of praise in the prison; an earthquake shakes the prison; he preaches to the alarmed jailer, who believes, and is immersed along with his household
    Acts 16:19-34

  • Is released by the civil authorities on the grounds of his being a Roman citizen
    Acts 16:35-39; 2 Corinthians 6:5; 11:25; 1 Thessalonians 2:2

  • Is welcomed at the household of Lydia
    Acts 16:40

  • Visits Amphipolis, Apollonia, and Thessalonica; preaches in the synagogue
    Acts 17:1-4

  • Is persecuted
    Acts 17:5-9; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4

  • Escapes to Berea by night; preaches in the synagogue; many honorable women and several men believe
    Acts 17:10-12

  • Persecuted by the Jews who come from Thessalonica; is escorted by some of the brethren to Athens
    Acts 17:13-15

  • Debates on Mars' Hill (at the meeting of the Areopagus Council) with Greeks
    Acts 17:16-34

  • Visits Corinth; lives with Aquila and his wife, Priscilla (Prisca), who were tentmakers; joins in their trade
    Acts 18:1-3

  • Reasons in the synagogue every Sabbath; is rejected by the Jews; turns to the Gentiles; makes his home with Justus; continues there for eighteen months, teaching the word of God
    Acts 18:4-11

  • Persecuted by Jews, drawn before the deputy, charged with wicked lewdness; accusation dismissed; takes his leave after many days, and sails to Syria, accompanied by Aquila and Priscilla
    Acts 18:12-18

  • Visits Ephesus, where he leaves Aquila and Priscilla; enters into a synagogue, where he reasons with the Jews; starts on his return trip to Jerusalem; visits Caesarea; crosses over the country of Galatia and Phrygia, strengthening the disciples
    Acts 18:18-23

  • Returns to Ephesus; immerses in the name of the Lord Jesus, and lays his hands upon the disciples, who are baptized with the Holy Spirit; preaches in the synagogue; remains in Ephesus for two years; heals the sick people
    Acts 19:12

  • Rebukes the exorcists; casts an evil spirit out of a man, and many believe, bringing their evil books of sorcery to be burned
    Acts 19:13-20; 1 Corinthians 16:8,9

  • Sends Timothy and Erastus into Macedonia, but he himself remains in Asia for a period of time
    Acts 19:21,22

  • The spread of the gospel through his preaching interferes with the makers of idols; he is persecuted, and a great uproar of the city is created; the town clerk appeases the people; dismisses the accusation against Paul, and disperses the people
    Acts 19:23-41; 2 Corinthians 1:8; 2 Timothy 4:14

  • Proceeds to Macedonia after strengthening the congregations in that region; comes into Greece and lives for three months; returns through Macedonia, accompanied by Sopater, Aristarchus, Secundus, Gaius, Timothy, Tychicus, and Trophimus
    Acts 20:1-6

  • Visits Troas; preaches until daybreak; restores to life the young man (Eutychus) who fell from the window
    Acts 20:6-12

  • Visits Assos, Mitylene, Chios, Samos, Trogyllium, and Miletus, hastening to Jerusalem, to be there by Pentecost day
    Acts 20:13-16

  • Sends for the elders of the congregation of Ephesus; relates to them how he had preached in Asia and his temptations and afflictions, urging repentance toward God
    Acts 20:17-21

  • Declares he was going bound in spirit to Jerusalem; exhorts them to take heed to themselves and the flock over whom the Holy Spirit had made them overseers; kneels down, prays, and leaves
    Acts 20:22-38

  • Visits Coos, Rhodes, and Patara; boards a ship bound for Tyre
    Acts 21:1-3

  • Waits at Tyre for seven days; is brought on his way by the disciples to the outskirts of the city; kneels down and prays; boards the ship; comes to Ptolemais; greets the brethren, and stays for one day
    Acts 21:4-7

  • Departs for Caesarea; enters the house of Philip the evangelist; is admonished by the prophet Agabus not to go to Jerusalem; nevertheless, he proceeds to Jerusalem
    Acts 21:8-15

  • Is received by the brethren gladly; talks about the things that had been done among the Gentiles through his ministry
    Acts 21:17-25

  • Enters the temple courtyard; the people are stirred up against him by some Jews from Asia; an uproar is created; he is thrust out of the temple area; the commander of the Roman garrison intervenes and arrests him
    Acts 21:26-33

  • His defense
    Acts 21:33-40; 22:1-21

  • Is confined in the fortress
    Acts 22:24-30

  • Is brought before the Sanhedrin; his defense
    Acts 22:30; 23:1-5

  • Is returned to the fortress
    Acts 23:10

  • Is encouraged by a vision from God, promising him that he will give testimony in Rome
    Acts 23:11

  • Jewish leaders conspire against his life
    Acts 23:12-15

  • This plan is thwarted by his nephew
    Acts 23:16-22

  • Is escorted to Caesarea by a military guard
    Acts 23:23-33

  • Is confined in Herod's Judgment Hall in Caesarea
    Acts 23:35

  • His trial before Governor Felix
    Acts 24

  • Remains in custody for two years
    Acts 24:27

  • His trial before Governor Festus
    Acts 25:1-12

  • Appeals to be heard by Caesar
    Acts 25:10-12

  • His examination before Herod Agrippa II
    Acts 25:13-27; 26

  • Is taken to Rome in the custody of Julius, a centurion, and a detachment of soldiers; boards a ship, accompanied by other prisoners, and sails by way of the coasts of Asia; stops at Sidon, and at Myra
    Acts 27:1-5

  • Transferred to a ship of Alexandria; sails by way of Cnidus, Crete, Salamis, and the Fair Havens
    Acts 27:6-8

  • Predicts misfortune to the ship; his counsel not heeded, and the voyage resumes
    Acts 27:9-13

  • The ship encounters a storm; Paul encourages and comforts the officers and crew; the soldiers advise putting the prisoners to death; the centurion interferes, and all on board (consisting of two-hundred and seventy-six persons) survive
    Acts 27:14-44

  • The ship is wrecked, and all on board take refuge on the island of Melita (Malta)
    Acts 27:14-44

  • Kind treatment by the inhabitants of the island
    Acts 28:1,2

  • Is bitten by a viper and miraculously unharmed
    Acts 28:3-6

  • Heals the ruler's father and others
    Acts 28:7-10

  • Is delayed in Melita (Malta) for three months; proceeds on the voyage; delays at Syracuse; sails by Rhegium and Puteoli
    Acts 28:11-13

  • Meets some brethren who accompany him to Rome from Appii Forum; arrives at Rome; is delivered to the captain of the guard; is permitted to live by himself in custody of a soldier
    Acts 28:14-16

  • Summons the local Jewish leadership; states his position; is kindly received; expounds the gospel; testifies to the kingdom of heaven
    Acts 28:17-29

  • Lives in his own rented house for two years, preaching and teaching
    Acts 28:30,31

  • Supports himself
    Acts 18:3; 20:33-35

  • Sickness of, in Asia
    2 Corinthians 1:8-11

  • His resolute determination to go to Jerusalem despite repeated warnings
    Acts 20:22,23; 21:4,10-14

  • Caught up to the third heaven
    2 Corinthians 12:1-4

  • Has "a thorn in the flesh,"
    2 Corinthians 12:7-9; Galatians 4:13,14

  • His independence of character
    1 Thessalonians 2:9; 2 Thessalonians 3:8

  • Persecutions of
    1 Thessalonians 2:2; Hebrews 10:34

  • Persecutions endured by, see below

  • Zeal of

  • PERSECUTIONS ENDURED BY
    Acts 9:16,23-25,29; 16:19-25; 20:22-24; 21:13,27-33; 22:22-24; 23:10,12-15; Romans 8:35-37; 1 Corinthians 4:9,11-13; 2 Corinthians 1:8-10; 4:8-12; 6:4,5,8-10; 11:23-27,32,33; 12:10; Galatians 5:11; 6:17; Philippians 1:30; 2:17,18; Colossians 1:24; 1 Thessalonians 2:2,14,15; 3:4; 2 Timothy 1:12; 2:9,10; 3:11,12; 4:16,17

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Paul'. Nave's Topical Bible. http://.studylight.org/concordances/ntb/view.cgi?n=3766. 1896.

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