Acts 19:1–6

Paul in Ephesus

19 While Apollosa was at Corinth,b Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus.c There he found some disciples and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spiritd whena you believed?”

They answered, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.”

So Paul asked, “Then what baptism did you receive?”

“John’s baptism,” they replied.

Paul said, “John’s baptisme was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus.”f On hearing this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.g When Paul placed his hands on them,h the Holy Spirit came on them,i and they spoke in tonguesb j and prophesied.

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