So if Demetrius and his fellow craftsmen have a complaint against anyone, the courts are open and proconsuls are available. Let them bring charges against one another there.
Cross ReferencesActs 13:7
an attendant of the proconsul, Sergius Paulus. The proconsul, a man of intelligence, summoned Barnabas and Saul because he wanted to hear the word of God.
But Elymas the sorcerer (for that is what his name means) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul from the faith.
When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, for he was astonished at the teaching about the Lord.
It began with a silversmith named Demetrius, who had brought much business to the craftsmen making silver shrines of Artemis.
But if you are seeking anything beyond this, it must be settled in a legal assembly.
Chapter Outline1. The Holy Spirit is given by Paul's hands.
8. The Jews blaspheme his doctrine, which is confirmed by miracles.
13. The Jewish exorcists,
16. are beaten by a man who had an evil spirit.
19. Conjuring books are burnt.
21. Demetrius, for love of gain, raises an uproar against Paul;
35. which is appeased by the town clerk.
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1 Corinthians 6:1
the law is open.
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