And it happened that while 1Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed 2through the inlanda country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples.
And he said to them, 3"Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" And they said, "No, 4we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."
And he said, 5"Into what then were you baptized?" They said, "Into 6John's baptism."
And Paul said, 7"John baptized with the baptism of repentance, telling the people 8to believe in the one who was to come after him, that is, Jesus."
On hearing this, 9they were baptized inb the name of the Lord Jesus.
And 10when Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and 11they began speaking in tongues and 12prophesying.
There were about twelve men in all.
And 13he entered the synagogue and for three months spoke boldly, reasoning and persuading them 14about the kingdom of God.
915But when some became stubborn and 16continued in unbelief, speaking evil of 17the Way before the congregation, he withdrew from them and took the disciples with him, reasoning daily in the hall of Tyrannus.c10
This continued for 18two years, so that 19all the residents of Asia heard the word of the Lord, both Jews and Greeks.