Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then he entered the synagogue and spoke boldly over a period of three months, engaging in discussion and trying to persuade them about the things of the kingdom of God.
After they arrived and gathered the church together, they reported everything God had done with them
and that He had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
2 Corinthians 2:12
When I came to Troas
to preach the gospel of Christ, the Lord opened a door for me.
At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door
to us for the message, to speak the mystery of the Messiah, for which I am in prison,
“Write to the angel of the church in Philadelphia: “The Holy One, the True One, the One who has the key of David, who opens and no one will close, and closes and no one opens says:
1 Corinthians 15:32
If I fought wild animals in Ephesus
with only human hope, what good did that do me? If the dead are not raised, Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.
But when some became hardened and would not believe, slandering the Way in front of the crowd, he withdrew from them and met separately with the disciples, conducting discussions every day in the lecture hall of Tyrannus.
2 Corinthians 1:8
For we don’t want you to be unaware, brothers, of our affliction that took place in Asia:
we were completely overwhelmed—beyond our strength —so that we even despaired of life.
For I have often told you, and now say again with tears, that many live as enemies of the cross