People Of Faith ‘Priscilla And Aquila’

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Both Priscilla and Aquila, were loyal friend’s of The apostle Paul, and possibly converted by Paul during his ministry in Corinth. {Acts 18 verse 1 to 3}. When Paul left Corinth, they accompanied him and remained at Ephesus after he returned to Syria {Acts 18 verse 18}.

Priscilla and Aquila used their home for a place where Christians could come together.

Priscilla and Aquila were tent-makers when they met Paul and allowed him to stay with them.makers living in Corinth. Their gesture of hospitality turned out to be an apprenticeship. They displayed to Paul great enthusiasm, and they assisted Paul in His ministry.

By following Paul to Ephesus, they were able to stay after Paul left, and kept ministering together. They were never mentioned separately in Scripture. They met Apollos and were able to witness to him.

Priscilla and Aquila’ strengths were used in ministry in the early church.

They were an outstanding husband couple.

Supported themselves in ministry as tent-makers.

Close friends of Paul.

Explained the Gospel message to Apollo.

We can learn from, their example:

Couples can have an effective ministry together.

They used their home to expand the Kingdom.

They were teachable, and able to pass the knowledge they were taught to others.

Scripture verse to remember about Priscilla and Aquila;

Romans 16 verse 3 and 4:  V3″Give my greetings to Prisca and Aquila, my co-workers in Christ Jesus, V4 who risked their own necks for my life. Not pnly do I thank them, but so do all the Gentile churches”.

Priscilla and Aquila are mentioned in the following scriptures: Acts 18; Romans 16 verse 3 to 5; 1 Corinthians 16 verse 19; 2 Timothy 4 verse 19;

Enjoy reading about the encouragement Priscilla and Aquila were to the early church, and how they are still inspiring people today.

God Bless.

O F J.

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