The Apostle, Paul, in the Book of Acts

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During this time period the apostle Paul began his travels preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. Paul having passed through the upper regions, came to Ephesus and upon making contact with some disciples he asked them if they had received the Holy Spirit since they believed. They answered him saying they did not know of the Holy Spirit. He also was concerned if they had been baptized in Jesus name, they answered no, but they had only received John’s baptism. Upon hearing this Paul explained to the people of Ephesus that John’s baptism was a baptism of repentance, but they should be baptized in the name of the one who came after John, Jesus Christ. Therefore when they heard this they were baptized in Jesus name, and after Paul laid his hands on them they were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in tongues and prophesy. Now God worked unusual miracles through Paul, so that even when handkerchiefs or aprons were brought from his body to the sick, the diseases left them and the evil spirits went out of them. Then some of the itinerant Jewish exorcists took it upon themselves to try to perform a exorcism in the name of Jesus by commanding that a evil spirit leave a man, in the name of Jesus who Paul preached, but it didn’t work because they had no relationship with Jesus. Therefore the…

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