Posts Tagged ‘Paul’s second missionary journey’

Acts 16:1-5 Timothy Circumcised

Timothy’s choice to obey opened the way

We just finished reading the struggle Paul and Barnabas took up concerning circumcision for the Gentiles and now we are on that issue again. Today there is a different result though for a different reason.

Paul and Silas were working their way backwards from Paul and Barnabas’ first missionary journey. They were revisiting the cities where they had planted churches. Lystra was one of the memorable cities as their citizens were the ones who stoned Paul and left him for dead. I don’t know that I would be all that excited to go back to such a place, but Paul is not the least bit deterred. He plans to visit the churches no matter where they are or what the personal dangers. Read more »