Plans for Travel

1 Corinthians 16

5 Now I will come to you e when I pass through Macedonia (for I am passing through Macedonia). 6 And it may be that I will remain, or even spend the winter with you, that you may f send me on my journey, wherever I go. 7 For I do not wish to see you now on the way; but I hope to stay a while with you, g if the Lord permits. 8 But I will tarry in Ephesus until h Pentecost. 9 For i a great and effective door has opened to me, and j there are many adversaries.

10 And k if Timothy comes, see that he may be with you without fear; for l he does the work of the Lord, as I also do. 11 m Therefore let no one despise him. But send him on his journey n in peace, that he may come to me; for I am waiting for him with the brethren.

  1. Cross References
    Acts 19:21
    When these things were accomplished, Paul purposed in the Spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying, "After I have been there, I must also see Rome.
    2 Corinthians 1:15
    And in this confidence I intended to come to you before, that you might have a second benefit -
    2 Corinthians 1:16
    To pass by way of you to Macedonia, to come again from Macedonia to you, and be helped by you on my way to Judea.
  2. Cross References
    Acts 15:3
    So, being sent on their way by the church, they passed through Phoenicia and Samaria, describing the conversion of the Gentiles; and they caused great joy to all the brethren.
    Romans 15:24
    Whenever I journey to Spain, I shall come to you. For I hope to see you on my journey, and to be helped on my way there by you, if first I may enjoy your company for a while.
    1 Corinthians 16:11
    Therefore let no one despise him. But send him on his journey in peace, that he may come to me; for I am waiting for him with the brethren.
  3. Cross References
    Acts 18:21
    But took leave of them, saying, "I must by all means keep this coming feast in Jerusalem; but I will return again to you, God willing." And he sailed from Ephesus.
    James 4:15
    Instead you ought to say, "If the Lord wills, we shall live and do this or that.
  4. Cross References
    Leviticus 23:15 - 22
    And you shall count for yourselves from the day after the Sabbath, from the day that you brought the sheaf of the wave offering: seven Sabbaths shall be completed.
  5. Cross References
    Acts 14:27
    Now when they had come and gathered the church together, they reported all that God had done with them, and that He had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
    2 Corinthians 2:12
    Furthermore, when I came to Troas to preach Christ's gospel, and a door was opened to me by the Lord.
    Colossians 4:3
    Meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains.
  6. Cross References
    Acts 19:9
    But when some were hardened and did not believe, but spoke evil of the Way before the multitude, he departed from them and withdrew the disciples, reasoning daily in the school of Tyrannus.
  7. Cross References
    Acts 19:22
    So he sent into Macedonia two of those who ministered to him, Timothy and Erastus, but he himself stayed in Asia for a time.
    2 Timothy 1:2
    To Timothy, a beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
  8. Cross References
    Philippians 2:20
    For I have no one like-minded, who will sincerely care for your state.
    1 Thessalonians 3:2
    And sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you and encourage you concerning your faith.
  9. Cross References
    1 Timothy 4:12
    Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
    Titus 2:15
    Speak these things, exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise you.
  10. Cross References
    Acts 15:33
    And after they had stayed there for a time, they were sent back with greetings from the brethren to the apostles.
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