Apollos Speaks Boldly in Ephesus
w Now a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man and mighty in the Scriptures, came to Ephesus.
This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being x fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught accurately the things of the Lord, y though he knew only the baptism of John.
So he began to speak boldly in the synagogue. When Aquila and Priscilla heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately.
And when he desired to cross to Achaia, the brethren wrote, exhorting the disciples to receive him; and when he arrived, z he greatly helped those who had believed through grace;
for he vigorously refuted the Jews publicly, a showing from the Scriptures that Jesus is the Christ.
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And it happened, while Apollos was at Corinth, that Paul, having passed through the upper regions, came to Ephesus. And finding some disciples
1 Corinthians 1:12
Now I say this, that each of you says, "I am of Paul," or "I am of Apollos," or "I am of Cephas," or "I am of Christ.
1 Corinthians 3:4
For when one says, "I am of Paul," and another, "I am of Apollos," are you not carnal?
1 Corinthians 16:12
Now concerning our brother Apollos, I strongly urged him to come to you with the brethren, but he was quite unwilling to come at this time; however, he will come when he has a convenient time.
Send Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their journey with haste, that they may lack nothing.
Not lagging in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord.
Matthew 3:1 - 11
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1 Corinthians 3:6
I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the increase.
But Saul increased all the more in strength, and confounded the Jews who dwelt in Damascus, proving that this Jesus is the Christ.
Explaining and demonstrating that the Christ had to suffer and rise again from the dead, and saying, "This Jesus whom I preach to you is the Christ.
When Silas and Timothy had come from Macedonia, Paul was compelled by the Spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ.