'Lydia' Tagged Posts

'Lydia' Tagged Posts

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 Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if…