Each of the cities Paul visited was saturated with idols and all the vestiges of polytheism. Corinth was renowned for her allegiance to Poseidon, the god of the sea (= Roman god Neptune), and also Aphrodite, the goddess of eroticism. Describe these two gods, how they were worshipped, and what challenges they created for Paul as he presented the gospel in Corinth.
Paul whose initial name was Saul became a strong and dedicated apostle who traversed around the globe to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. Despite initially working for the roman empire, on his way to Damascus to persecutes the Christians. During his time as an apostle calling for salvation and the belief on Christ Jesus, Paul adventured into cities that were known for idolatry and polytheism. As such their belief was so rooted in the gods for instance the in Corinth, Poseidon, the god of sea., Roman had god Neptune and also Aphrodite, the god of eroticism. This proven his ministry almost difficult to accomplish. This essay will focus on describing at length these two gods with due indulgence to how they were worshiped and the contributing challenges they created to Paul in administering the ministry of Jesus Christ.