THE CHILDREN'S BIBLE - complete online book

Selections From The Old And New Testaments in Simple English.

Home Main Menu Order Support About Search



Share page  


Previous Contents Next

PAUL WRITES TO HIS FRIENDS IN CORINTH 301
I solemnly charge you in the name of the Lord to have this letter read aloud to all the brothers. The love of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
PAUL'S WORK AT CORINTH
And Paul left the place and went to the home of Titius Justus, who worshipped God, whose house was next to the synagogue. Cris-pus, the president of the synagogue, and all his family, believed in the Lord; and many of the Corinthians when they heard Paul, be­lieved and were baptized. One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, "Do not be afraid, but speak and do not stop, for I am with you and no one shall harm you; I have many followers in this city." So Paul lived there a year and a half and taught them the word of God.
But when Gallio was governor of Greece, the Jews joined in an attack on Paul and brought him before the court on the charge that he led people to worship God contrary to the law. But just as Paul was about to speak, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it were something about wrong-doing or a serious crime, there would be some reason for my listening to you, O Jews; but if these are only questions about names and your own law, take care of them yourselves. I do not wish to be a judge of matters like these." And he drove them out of the court. Then all the people caught hold of Sosthenes, the presi­dent of the synagogue, and beat him in front of the court; but Gallio paid no attention to these things. Paul, after staying some time longer in Corinth, said good-by to the brothers and with Priscilla and Aquila, sailed for Syria.
PAUL WRITES TO HIS FRIENDS IN CORINTH
Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and brother Sosthenes to the church of God at Corinth.
I thank God continually for the blessing which he has given you through Jesus Christ. Through him you have been so richly and fully gifted with every kind of speech and knowledge that you have
Previous Contents Next