Why was Paul forbidden by the Holy Spirit to preach in Asia?


Acts 16:6

NKJV - 6 Now when they had gone through Phrygia and the region of Galatia, they were forbidden by the Holy Spirit to preach the word in Asia.

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Mini Muparidzi Max

It looks to me that John the evangelist was entrusted with Asia. As we see in Revelation 1:4 John writes to the seven churches in Asia which he had established.

March 18 2019 Report

Mini Angela prince

Look at 1 Peter 1 - "Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,
To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,"
And look at Romans 15: 20 -
"And thus I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build on another man’s foundation;"
It is possible that Paul did not want to go where Peter had planted churches so there would be no one saying they were with him or with Peter as 1 Corinthians 1:12 and 3:4

June 17 2020 Report

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