In the last two messages, we’ve explored the founding of the church in the ancient Greek city of Thessalonica. And now finally, the moment we’ve all been waiting for! We’re actually starting into the book of 1 Thessalonians itself. And I anticipate picking up the pace in the remaining messages. But for this message we’re […]
We’ll be studying Acts 17:4-9 to end this section of Acts 17 where we’ve see the founding of the church in Thessalonica. Let’s read the entirety of that section – Acts 17:1-9 and then get into the details. Acts 17:1–9 AV 1873 1 Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to […]
Let’s move on to verse 3 to see what else Paul was doing while he visited this synagogue in Thessalonica for three sabbath days. Acts 17:3 AV 18733 opening and alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ. Opening […]
Well, the mention of a Jewish synagogue can portend only one thing. And that is that Paul is going into that synagogue and telling these folks about Jesus – their Messiah! Acts 17:2 AV 18732 and Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the […]
We begin in verse 1 where we see God advancing his gospel using messengers. Acts 17:1 AV 18731 Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where was a synagogue of the Jews: A Brief Overview of Luke-Acts Now, we’re just jumping right into the book of Acts in the […]
So far then, we have the ancient city of Philippi in our minds in terms of where Paul and Silas have been up to this point. But now in Acts 17:1 we’re introduced in passing to these two cities named Amphipolis and Apollonia. And of course ultimately Paul and Silas are on their way to […]
In Acts 17:1-3 we see that God is advancing the gospel through his messengers and message.