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The School of Tyrannus

After Paul returned to Ephesus he spent the next three months in the local synagogue, discussing the things pertaining to the Kingdom of God, and reasoning with and persuading those who listened (Acts 19:8). I find it astonishing that he was able to preach Christ so long in the synagogue before a movement began among the Jews to speak against the Gospel (Acts 19:9).[1] But, once this occurred, Paul separated himself from the synagogue, rather than continue there in debate. It was Paul’s way not to resist evil when it presented itself (cp. Matthew 5:39), but rather to leave and dig in elsewhere (cp. Genesis 26:16-33). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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