Posts Tagged ‘Simon the magician’

Acts 8:9-25 Give Me Some of That!

We are continuing on with Philip in Samaria. Reading my bible helps, they tell me that this Philip wasn’t the apostle Philip like I had said the last time. I’m no great bible scholar or historian so I will take their word for it.

Today we meet another “character” in Samaria that Philip ran across. It is “The Great Simon” who was a magician. He spent many years fooling the people with his magic. He had them convinced that what he did came from God. He himself knew the truth but he wasn’t about to share it with his audience. Read more »