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Priscilla and Aquila: A Model of
a Missionary Marriage

1. Priscilla and Aquila were Hospitable to Christians (Acts 18:3 Romans 16:5a; 1 Corinthians 16:19)

 

2. Priscilla and Aquila Worked for the Advancement of the Gospel (Acts 18:24-28; cf. Romans 16:3)

 

 3. Priscilla and Aquila Risked Their Lives for Paul (Romans 16:3-4)

 

4. Priscilla and Aquila are Named in Paul’s Final Inspired Letter (2 Timothy 4:19)

 

Source: Hiebert, D. Edmond. Personalities around Paul. Chicago: Moody Press, 1973.

Note: In the Book of Acts, Luke refers to Aquila's wife as “Priscilla” while in Paul's epistles, he identifies her as “Prisca.” Four of the six times, “Priscilla” or “Prisca” is mentioned before Aquila.