A Collection of Theological Tracts Volume 2

A Collection of Theological Tracts Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1791 edition. Excerpt: ...saints in Judea. For Timothie is expressly mentioned by St. Luke among the Apostle's companie in that journey. Acts xx. 3. 4. 5. And as he was about to sail into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia. And there accompaTtied him into Asia, Sopater of Beroea... and Timothie, and of Asia, Tycbicus, and Trophimus. Timothie therefore was in Paul's companie, and went with him as far as Asia, in which Ephesus stood. And so sir, I suppose, all, above mentioned, accompanied Paul, but not into Syria I apprehend, that Timothie and Tycbicus staid in Asia. For we have not any intimations from St. Luke, or St. Paul, or any way, that these tw- were with the Apostle at Jerusalem. Every one is here able to recollect, that when Paul went into Macedonia i the year 56. about the time of Pentecost, he left-Timothie at Ephesus. 1 Tim. i. 3. But for some reasons, which may be well supposed to have been good and sufficient, 'he came from thence to Paul in Macedonia. For he is joyned with Paul in the salutation, at the beginning of the second epistle to the Corinthians. And, as has been just seen, he attended Paul, when he lest Macedonia, to proceed to Jerusalem. But no man can doubt, that Paul would be willing to replace Timothie at Ephejus, where his presence was of great importance, if an opportunity should offer. Such an opportunity there now was. And, very probably, it was embraced. And Paul parted with him at Miletus, where he had sent for the Elders of the church of Ephsus to meet him. ' Tilltmnt (0 Vol. i.p. 324. Ttllemont says: It (/) is not said, what became of Timothie, during the two years that St. Paul was prisoner in Judea. I think, I may presume to say, he was all that time at Ephesus, and parts adjacent in...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236647734
  • 9781236647733