Romans 16:3-5

Romans 16:3-5 — Greet Priscilla and Aquila my helpers in Christ Jesus:

Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.

Likewise greet the church that is in their house. Salute my well-beloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.

Priscilla and Aquila — Acts 18:1-2, 18, 24-26; 1 Corinthians 16:19; 2 Timothy 4:19

The Gentiles were thankful to Priscilla and Aquila for their service to Paul because they, and Paul, knew how valuable his ministry was to them.

Epaenetus — the first person Paul led to Christ

For the first two centuries, all churches were in homes.

laid down their own necks — perhaps by hiding Paul in Ephesus (Acts 19:23, 31; 20:1)

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