Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus to avoid spending time in the province of Asia, because he was in a hurry to reach Jerusalem, if possible, by the day of Pentecost.
Cross ReferencesActs 2:1
When the day of Pentecost came, the believers were all together in one place.
After the Holy Spirit prevented them from speaking the word in the province of Asia, they traveled through the region of Phrygia and Galatia.
When they reached Ephesus, Paul parted ways with Priscilla and Aquila. He himself went into the synagogue there and reasoned with the Jews.
But as he left, he said, "I will come back to you again if God is willing." And he set sail from Ephesus.
While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the interior and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples
After these things had happened, Paul purposed in spirit to go to Jerusalem after he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia. "After I have been there," he said, "I must see Rome as well."
Paul was accompanied by Sopater son of Pyrrhus from Berea, Aristarchus and Secundus from Thessalonica, Gaius from Derbe, Timothy, and Tychicus and Trophimus from Asia.
And after the Feast of Unleavened Bread, we sailed from Philippi, and five days later we rejoined them in Troas, where we stayed seven days.
When they came to him, he said, "You know how I lived the whole time I was with you, from the first day I arrived in the province of Asia.
And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am going to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there.
1 Corinthians 16:8
But I will stay in Ephesus until Pentecost,
Chapter Outline1. Paul goes to Macedonia, and thence to Troas.
7. He celebrates the Lord's supper, and preaches.
9. Eutychus having fallen down dead is raised to life.
13. Paul continues his travels;
17. and at Miletum he calls the elders together, tells them what shall befall to himself,
28. commits God's flock to them,
29. warns them of false teachers,
32. commends them to God,
36. prays with them, and departs.
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