Every Sabbath(A) he reasoned in the synagogue,(B) trying to persuade Jews and Greeks.

When Silas(C) and Timothy(D) came from Macedonia,(E) Paul devoted himself exclusively to preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Messiah.(F) But when they opposed Paul and became abusive,(G) he shook out his clothes in protest(H) and said to them, “Your blood be on your own heads!(I) I am innocent of it.(J) From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”(K)

Then Paul left the synagogue and went next door to the house of Titius Justus, a worshiper of God.(L) Crispus,(M) the synagogue leader,(N) and his entire household(O) believed in the Lord; and many of the Corinthians who heard Paul believed and were baptized.

One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision:(P) “Do not be afraid;(Q) keep on speaking, do not be silent. 10 For I am with you,(R) and no one is going to attack and harm you, because I have many people in this city.” 11 So Paul stayed in Corinth for a year and a half, teaching them the word of God.(S)

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15 Even if you had ten thousand guardians in Christ, you do not have many fathers, for in Christ Jesus I became your father(A) through the gospel.(B)

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Paul’s Rights as an Apostle

Am I not free?(A) Am I not an apostle?(B) Have I not seen Jesus our Lord?(C) Are you not the result of my work in the Lord?(D)

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The Resurrection of Christ

15 Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel(A) I preached to you,(B) which you received and on which you have taken your stand.

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