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Question Paul’s third journey found him both revisiting cities from previous journeys, and expanding his ministry once again.  Culminating in Jerusalem, this journey leads up to his departure to Rome as a prisoner.  Here the student will also see the larger picture of Paul in the New Testament as portrayed by Luke in both his gospel and the Acts:  Paul’s life parallels, in a literary fashion, the life of Christ. Prepare to share your insights, and respond to others, regarding Paul’s Third Missionary Journey.  Be sure to look into the Book of Acts and provide text references for your insights.  Your insights and questions from McRay would also be appropriate. Ensure the following points are addressed. The beginning of the Third Journey has Paul “strengthening the disciples.”  What might that mean?  How does he accomplish this in the narrative that follows? Why is the Apollos story important in the narrative? Paul spends a long time in Ephesus.  What are the significant events?  How do these events move the story forward of Paul’s ministry? More names of Paul’s colleagues are being mentioned during this journey.  Who are they?  Are there other references to these individuals in Scripture? Paul re-connects with the Ephesians, calling the elders to meet with him.  Why was the Ephesian church so important?  What does this tell you about Paul’s relationship with them? Was Paul right in ignoring the warning not to go to Jerusalem? Support your work with scholarly academic resources, textbooks, or other sources provided.  Quoting or paraphrasing from any source in discussion posts requires APA format by including an in-text citation and listing the reference at the end of the post.