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7 And when we had finished our voyage from Tyre, we came to Ptolemais, greeted the brethren, and stayed with them one day. 8 On the next day we who were Paul’s companions departed and came to Caesarea, and entered the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the seven, and stayed with him. 9 Now this man had four virgin daughters who prophesied.  

 

In verses 7-14, Agabus offered another warning to Paul about going to Jerusalem.  

21:7 

And when we had finished our voyage from Tyre, we came to Ptolemais, greeted the brethren, and stayed with them one day. 

Paul’s team arrived in Tyre, 20 miles south of Ptolemais, and stayed with believers there for one day. Ptolemais was on the southern Phoenician coast near what is called Haifa today.  

21:8 

On the next day we who were Paul’s companions departed and came to Caesarea,  

Paul’s companions arrived in Caesarea 40 miles further to the south, a coastal city and seaport of Israel on the Mediterranean Sea.  

and entered the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the seven, and stayed with him. 

The group stayed with Philip the evangelist (Acts 6:1-6; 8:1-40).  

21:9 

Now this man had four virgin daughters who prophesied. 

Philip had four unmarried daughters who had the gift of prophecy.  

PRINCIPLE: 

The gift of prophecy is not limited to men.  

APPLICATION: 

The gift of prophecy is not limited to men according to our passage and 1 Corinthians 11:5. Acts also indicates Anna was a prophetess (Acts 2:36-38).  

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