'Greece' Tagged Posts

'Greece' Tagged Posts

LIFE’S LOOSE ENDS

Alexander the Great conquered Persia, but broke down and wept because his troops were too tired to push on to India. Hugo Grotius, the father of international law, said at the end of his life:  “I have accomplished nothing worthwhile in my life.” John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States, wrote in his diary:  “My life has been spent in vain and idle…

THOSE NOBLE BEREANS!

We rejoin the apostle Paul today on his second missionary journey.  Leaving behind the devout Lydia and the converted jailer in Philippi, Paul heads south from Macedonia toward Greece. There are two main stops along the way – Thessalonica and Berea. We run into an interesting statement about the folks at Berea:  “Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the…