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Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Lesson 8

We started our biblical journey with Paul on his second missionary trip seven weeks ago. Although we’ve covered some ground with him, we still have further to go. We read last week that Paul and Silas had found themselves in an incredibly difficult situation. They had been arrested, bound and shackled, and placed in a…

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Lesson 7

“About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.” Acts 16:25 Paul and Silas had been dragged before the magistrates as many as twelve hours earlier. Their wounds would have made sleep difficult along with being chained, bound, and shackled. To make the passing time more…

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Lesson 6

“When the owners of the slave girl realized that their hope of making money was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace to face the authorities. They brought them before the magistrates and said, “These men are Jews, and are throwing our city into an uproar by advocating customs unlawful for…

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Additional Information #2

Good Morning! I gathered some additional information about the places that Paul and his companions have visited as well as information about Apollo, the Pythia, and soothsaying. Blessings, Mimi Samothrace: Ancient History Encyclopedia Samothrace: Greek Travel Samothrace: Wikipedia Neapolis: Wikipedia Neapolis: Bible Atlas Kavala: Wikipedia Philippi: Bible Places Philippi: Unesco Philippi: Wikipedia Apollo: Wikipedia Apollo:…

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Lesson 4

“From Troas we put out to sea and sailed straight for Samothrace, and the next day on to Neapolis. From there we traveled to Philippi, a Roman colony and the leading city of that district of Macedonia. And we stayed there several days.” Acts 16:11,12 The Via Egnatia was the best westward land route from Philippi…