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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 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 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 3

“Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia. When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them to. So they passed by…