Acts 19:1-10 NIV

Paul in Ephesus

1 While Apollos1 was at Corinth,2 Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus.3 There he found some disciples

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2 and asked them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit4 whena you believed?" They answered, "No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."

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3 So Paul asked, "Then what baptism did you receive?" "John's baptism," they replied.
4 Paul said, "John's baptism5 was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus."6

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5 On hearing this, they were baptized intob the name of the Lord Jesus.7

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6 When Paul placed his hands on them,8 the Holy Spirit came on them,9 and they spoke in tonguesc10 and prophesied.

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    • c 19:6 - Or "other languages"
      7 There were about twelve men in all.
      8 Paul entered the synagogue11 and spoke boldly there for three months, arguing persuasively about the kingdom of God.12

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      9 But some of them13 became obstinate; they refused to believe and publicly maligned the Way.14 So Paul left them. He took the disciples15 with him and had discussions daily in the lecture hall of Tyrannus.

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          10 This went on for two years,16 so that all the Jews and Greeks who lived in the province of Asia17 heard the word of the Lord.18

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