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Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Lesson 9

Today, we travel with Paul and his companions about one hundred miles from Philippi to Thessalonica with a couple of pit stops in between. They most likely took this trip in three stages. Amphipolis and Apollonia broke the trip from Philippi to Thessalonica into roughly three equal distance journeys and would have taken approximately three…

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 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…

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Lesson 1

We studied the first missionary journey of Paul earlier this year. These posts highlighted the passages of Acts 13:1-15:35. This study on Paul’s second missionary journey will resume where we left off at Acts 15:36 and continue through Acts 18:23. As companions, Paul and Barnabas had journeyed together sharing the message of Christ with those…