Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.
and to our sister Apphia and our comrade Archippus--as well as to the Church in your house.
Paul--following his usual custom--betook himself to it, and for three successive Sabbaths reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
But, Sabbath after Sabbath, he preached in the synagogue and tried to win over both Jews and Greeks.
Afterwards he went into the synagogue. There for three months he continued to preach fearlessly, explaining in words which carried conviction the truths which concern the Kingdom of God.
Having, however, obtained the help which is from God, I have stood firm until now, and have solemnly exhorted rich and poor alike, saying nothing except what the Prophets and Moses predicted as soon to happen,
And now I stand here impeached because of my hope in the fulfilment of the promise made by God to our forefathers--
Was there not a necessity for the Christ thus to suffer, and then enter into His glory?"
and a youth of the name of Eutychus was sitting at the window. This lad, gradually sinking into deep sleep while Paul preached at unusual length, overcome at last by sleep, fell from the second floor and was taken up dead.
"My food," said Jesus, "is to be obedient to Him who sent me, and fully to accomplish His work.