Did St. Paul know St. Luke or any of the other apostels? Did St. Luke travel with St. Paul on any of his missionary journies?


Clarify Share Report Asked July 14 2014 Mini Charles Brown

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Mini Terry Galloway Christ follower, Bible lover, mission of sharing the gospel
In searching the New Testament, much of which was written by Paul, he mentions Luke being with him three times.Colossians 4:14, 2 Timothy 4:11 and Philemon 1:24. Paul was in prison for sharing the gospel and apparently Luke was too. You can read these chapters to get it in context.

I did not include the term "Saint" in their names because of the use of the word "saint" in the Scriptures. In the English Standard Version the word saint is used 82 times. Basically, everyone who is a Christ follower who obeys Jesus as Lord is transformed from being a sinner to being a saint. Revelation 14:12 Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.

July 15 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Mini Jill Metz
Before being renamed "Paul", he was known as Saul. Barnabas took him to meet the apostles who were living in Jerusalem after his conversion (Acts 9:26ff). In Acts 15, Paul returned to Jerusalem to settle the question of whether Gentile converts must first convert to Judaism and follow Jewish laws. At this time he would also have come into contact with the remaining apostles. Paul also recorded an incident in Galatians 2 where he had a face to face argument with Peter in Antioch on the same subject. 

The book of Acts, which is accepted by most scholars as being written by Luke, records the early history of the Christian church, including the conversion of Saul and his missionary journeys. In Acts 16:10, the narrative changes from third person to first person, indicating that the writer joined Paul and Barnabas in Troas and journeyed with them. 

It is very probable that Paul knew most or all of the apostles and that he was very good friends with Luke.

July 15 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Mini Bryan Myers Minister of the Body of Christ
Scripture is clear that Paul knew the other apostles and Luke. Paul appeared before the Jerusalem conference discussing the Gentile believers. In the Acts of the Apostles the reader can tell were Luke joins Paul by the use of the pronoun we.
Also Paul rebuked Peter for his hypocrisy in his dealings with the Gentile believers.

July 16 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

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