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Why was Paul annoyed with the loud slave girl in Acts 16?

In Acts 16, why was Paul annoyed with the slave girl who had a spirit of divination and kept shouting "These men are servants of the Most High God, who proclaim to you the way of salvation."? Is there ...
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How can this contradiction in Acts be explained? [migrated]

These two chapters of Acts tell the story of Paul's meeting with Jesus on the road to Emmaus but appear to be inconsistent: And the men which journeyed with him stood speechless, hearing a voice, ...
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acts 16 Earthquake

Are there any other documents in church history or Roman history that indicate whether the earthquake experienced by Paul and the other prisoners in acts 16 was experienced elsewhere or just at the ...
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Is it hypocritical for Paul to circumcise Timothy in Act 16:3?

Acts 16:1-3 (NASB) 1 Paul came also to Derbe and to Lystra. And a disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek, 2 and he was well ...
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How much did Paul's travels cost?

The Apostle Paul famously made an extensive series of missionary journeys around the eastern Mediterranean (in various company, and stopping off in some places for months or years, also getting ...