Acts 18 - IVP New Testament Commentaries
The Third Missionary Journey
The third missionary journey displays Paul at the height of his apostolic powers, fulfilling his calling as a guarantor of the church's gospel and its mission. Through Paul God proclaims a powerful gospel and performs extraordinary miracles, the signs of an apostle. Paul embraces an equally significant apostolic mark: suffering. How shall we apply to ourselves the encouragement and challenge of the example of the divinely empowered, yet obediently suffering, apostle?