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Lydia's Baptism at Philippi

We leave momentarily for Turkey. Yesterday we visited Philippi, where Lydia and her household were the first converts. Luke writes in Acts 16:

11 Therefore, sailing from Troas, we ran a straight course to Samothrace, and the next day came to Neapolis, 12 and from there to Philippi, which is the foremost city of that part of Macedonia, a colony.

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Bible History And Geography

Itinerary Map

Here is the basic

itinerary Sept.4-15, 2015: 1-2.Athens, 3.Thessalonica with excursions to Philippi and Kavala, 4. Thessalonica- Veria (Berea)-Kalambaka, 6.Kalambaka-Meteora-Athens, 7.Athens-Piraeus (Embarkation)-Mykonos, 8.Kusadasi, Turkey-Excursion to Ephesus-Patmos, Greece, 9.Cruising: Heraklion on Crete -Santorini, 10.Piraeus (Disembarkation) – Corinth-Athens, 11.Athens. 9 more words

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Philippians 2:25-30 (Devotional Thought)

I have thought it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus my brother and fellow worker and fellow soldier, and your messenger and minister to my need, for he has been longing for you all and has been distressed because you heard that he was ill.

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The Ides of March and Moral dilemma

Well happy Ides of March! It was on this day, the Ides (or 15th) of March that Julius Caesar was assassinated in the Forum. The day has lived in infamy, as they say, ever since, fascinating scholars, historians and moralists. 780 more words

History

The Ides of March and Moral dilemma

Well happy Ides of March! It was on this day, the Ides (or 15th) of March that Julius Caesar was assassinated in the Forum. The day has lived in infamy, as they say, ever since, fascinating scholars, historians and moralists. 780 more words

History

::New Testament Overview: Paul's Missionary Journeys, Acts 16, and Jesus Calms the Storm:03.08.15::

The Next Generation Children’s Ministry Adventurers (4-yr-olds-2nd grade) and Trailblazers (3rd-6th grade) classes are doing an Overview of the New Testament January-May.  Our theme verse is “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.”  Romans 15:4… 768 more words

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Where did Paul and Silas Appear Before the Magistrates at Philippi?

Did Paul and Silas really appear before the “magistrates” at the bema in Philippi—as is commonly thought (see quote at end of post)?  Probably not—see the following. 344 more words

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