Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his house; and many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptized.
1 Corinthians 1:14
I am thankful that I never baptized any of you except Crispus and Gaius,
Then they all seized Sosthenes, the leader of the synagogue, and beat him in front of the court. But Gallio paid no attention to it.
After the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the synagogue authorities sent to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have any appeal to make to the people, proceed."
Even as he spoke people came from the house of the leader of the synagogue and said, "Your daughter is dead. Why should you trouble the Master any further?"
He was a devout man, who feared God, as did all the members of his household. He was liberal in charities to the people, and always prayed to God.
One of our hearers was a woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple goods, from the town of Thyatira. She was a believer in God, and the Lord touched her heart, and led her to accept Paul's teaching.
When they heard this, they were stung to the heart, and they said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"
But when they believed Philip's message of the good news of the Kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, men and women alike accepted baptism.
Therefore go and make disciples of all the heathen, baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the holy Spirit,
And he said to them, "Go to the whole world and proclaim the good news to all the creation.
But how are they to call upon him if they have not believed in him? And how are they to believe him if they have never heard him? And how are they to hear unless someone preaches to them?
1 Corinthians 1:13
Christ has been divided up! But was it Paul who was crucified for you? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?
Some of them were convinced by what he said, but others would not believe.