When I came to you, brothers . . . (1 Corinthians 2:1)
The ancient city of Corinth was one of the major commercial centers of the ancient world. It was perfectly situated near the narrowest part of the Isthmus, a strip of limestone four miles (6.5 km) wide connecting mainland Greece with the southern peninsula (Peloponnesus). Paul’s arrival to Corinth on his second missionary journey is recorded in Acts 18. If Paul traveled to Corinth by ship, he would have landed at Cenchreae (pictured here), the eastern port of Corinth on the Saronic Gulf.