Acts 18:3-13 NIV

3 and because he was a tentmaker as they were, he stayed and worked with them.1

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4 Every Sabbath2 he reasoned in the synagogue,3 trying to persuade Jews and Greeks.

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5 When Silas4 and Timothy5 came from Macedonia,6 Paul devoted himself exclusively to preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.a7

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    • a 18:5 - Or "Messiah;" also in verse 28
      6 But when the Jews opposed Paul and became abusive,8 he shook out his clothes in protest9 and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads!10 I am clear of my responsibility.11 From now on I will go to the Gentiles."12

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      7 Then Paul left the synagogue and went next door to the house of Titius Justus, a worshiper of God.13

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      8 Crispus,14 the synagogue ruler,15 and his entire household16 believed in the Lord; and many of the Corinthians who heard him believed and were baptized.

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      9 One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision:17 "Do not be afraid;18 keep on speaking, do not be silent.

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      10 For I am with you,19 and no one is going to attack and harm you, because I have many people in this city."

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      11 So Paul stayed for a year and a half, teaching them the word of God.20

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      12 While Gallio was proconsul21 of Achaia,22 the Jews made a united attack on Paul and brought him into court.

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      13 "This man," they charged, "is persuading the people to worship God in ways contrary to the law."