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A-Z: Lydia

We know very little about Lydia. We meet her in Acts 16, when Paul is in Philippi. He and his retinue wanted to meet with others to pray. 97 more words

Joy in Prison

To be accused unjustly of doing something you are innocent of is a painful experience.  Imagine living your life trying to do what is right only to be labeled as guilty and criminal.  435 more words

Devotionals

1 Thessalonians 2:1-4 NIV "Sharing God w/o God Is Not Caring"

What did I learn about God?
- Sharing the gospel cannot be done without the help of God, even “in the face of strong opposition” (v2) 159 more words

Journal

Village feature - Philippi, Corentyne

In the quiet farming community of Philippi on the Corentyne, Bertely Matheson, 70, was relaxing in a hammock in her yard when The World Beyond Georgetown dropped in. 1,692 more words

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Prayer against wicked deeds

Psalm 141:5: Let the righteous smite me in kindness and reprove me; it is oil upon the head; Do not let my head refuse it, For still my prayer is against their wicked deeds. 1,166 more words

God

A Cry In The Dark

I am often drawn to the story of Paul and Silas in a Philippian jail cell found in Acts 16. It’s a remarkable story. Paul and Silas were on their way to a place of prayer when they were unjustly arrested, beaten, shackled and imprisoned. 500 more words

Devotionals

Acts 16-18 – “Let us go back”

After the Jerusalem council Paul and Barnabas returned to Antioch.  There Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us go back and visit the brothers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing.” (Acts 15:36).  379 more words