For the first time in a LONG time, Paul left a city because he felt like it, not because he was being chased out (although we are left to wonder whether that meeting with the Areopagus Council wasn’t the catalyst to his decision to move on). Not many people in Athens were receptive to Paul’s gospel, though some wanted to hear from him again.
Luke is careful to mention two people by name who chose to join *The Way*: Dionysus the Areopagite (a member of the Areopagus Council) and a woman named Demaris. We don’t know anything about her other than her name. I wish we knew more.
Paul soon left Athens and headed 50 miles southwest to the thriving metropolis of Corinth. We spent the bulk of time today on the historical background and geographical significance of Corinth. #bucketlist
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Acts 17:29 – Acts 18:4 ~ Intro to Corinth
Paul moves on from Athens to his next target, the thriving city of Corinth.
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