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Prominent Women in the Book of Acts
And the word of the Lord was being spread through the whole region. But the Jews incited the devout women of prominence and the leading men of the city, and instigated a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their district. 1,453 more words
Drusilla, daughter of Herod Agrippa, younger sister of Bernice, claimed to be a Jewess. She may have been named for Emperor Caligula’s sister. Her great-grandfather, Herod the Great, was the monster who murdered all the Jewish baby boys in an effort to destroy the newborn Jesus, our promised Messiah. 573 more words
This morning in Bible class we were discussing the imprisonment of Paul at Caesarea Maritima.
I started to think of my visit to Caesarea Maritima. This picture is taken from the ruins of the hearing room where Paul would have defended himself before being sent to Rome. 326 more words