I'm sure you remember the story of Paul and Silas in the Bible how they were kept in prison and the prison was destroyed by their prayers. We are going to be taking a look at what happened that day, where the prison is located now and some photos of how the prison looks like now. If you read your Bible, in the Book of Acts chapter 16, you will find the story about how Paul and Silas were jailed for preaching the gospel. One day while they were in prison, they prayed to God. After praying, they also sang to God.
Today, the sad news of a very young girl of 17 years hit the internet. She was found dead on the street of Albert Luthuli, Philippi. She was just a teenager. According to what we've gathered this morning, the young teenage girl was just raped and murdered in the early hours of Saturday. Here are some of her pictures and details. In this article, we will show you some of her pictures and facts. Let's start with Photos: cts and details: here name is Amahle Quku She from south Africa. Amahle Quku was a 17-year
Lions first appeared around 6,500–6,000 years ago as indicated by a front leg bone found in Philippi. Bone fragments of the modern lion were excavated in Hungary and in Ukraine's Black Sea region, which is estimated at around 5,500 to 3,000 years old. They now exist in southern Europe, Africa, and parts of Asia... Today, however, they are confined mainly to the game reserves of Africa.
The most comforting thing about the Word of God is the message of hope that it has for those who put the trust in Him. The gospel accounts, as well as the epistles of the apostles, have all be inspired by the Holy Spirit to give strength and encouragement to those believers in Christ who may be wondering what their fate after death and in their present sufferings would be.
Apostle Paul admonished the brethren in Philippi to rejoice in the Lord always. First, because they are children of God and secondly because their sins are forgiven. Paul deliberately used the word "rejoice" more than once because he know some believer who tend to act holier than God may query why a Christian needs to laugh or rejoice always. Some think that a Christian should not have time for leisure or time for relaxation,tl they think that getting involved in a social activity is carnal or worldly. Prayer
Apostle Paul, during his missionary journeys, received the guidance of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit kept Paul and this companions from preaching the word in the province of Asia, and from entering Bithynia, when they came to the border of Mysia When they went to Troas, Paul had a vision of a man of Macedonia pleading with him to come over and help them in Macedonia. Apostle Paul and his companions heeded this call and the Lord gave them an open door of ministry in Philippi, a leading city of Macedonia. If
First Reading Acts 16:22–34 The crowd in Philippi joined in the attack on Paul and Silas, and the magistrates had them stripped and ordered them to be beaten with rods. After inflicting many blows on them, they threw them into prison and instructed the jailer to guard them securely. When he received these instructions, he put them in the innermost cell and secured their feet to a stake. About midnight, while Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God as the prisoners listened, there was sudden
A popular man of God told a story of how he would have died as a youth of a severe injury that almost led to the amputation of his two legs, because his parents did not have the means to take him to the hospital. One of the neighbors sympathetically came to the aid of the family, took him to the hospital and paid the bills unconditionally.
The city of Philippi, which was located 10 miles inland from Neapolis, was named for Philip II of Macedon (the father of Alexander the Great). It was a Roman colony (Acts 16:2). Philippi became a Roman colony in 31 B.C., so it carried the right of freedom (it was self-governing and independent of the provincial government), the right of exemption from tax, and the right of holding land in full ownership. In Acts 16:21, Paul and those with him are accused before the city magistrates as troublemakers who “teach
hous´hold ( ὁι ἐκ τῆς Καίσαρος οἰκίας , hoi ek tḗs Kaı́saros oikı́as , "they that are of Caesar's household," Philippians 4:22 ): These words occur in the epistle which Paul wrote from Rome near the end of his first imprisonment there, probably in the end of 61 ad, to the church in Philippi. They give us most interesting information in regard to the progress made in the propagation of the gospel in Rome. It is necessary to ask, in the first place, What is meant by the
It is possible to maintain your joy even while dealing with criticisms and irritating distractions. The dictionary definition of detraction is “the uttering of material (as false or slanderous charges) that is likely to damage the reputation of another.” A detractor wants to undermine and destroy the good name and credibility of another. Great statesmen, such as President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War, often have been the targets of contentious political opponents and stinging detractions
Once a Christian knows about being Spirit-filled and walking by the Spirit, it is still fair for him or her to ask, “But how can I know if the Holy Spirit is really at work in my life?” Ephesians 5:19 answers this question by declaring one of the unmistakable evidences of the Spirit’s full operation in our lives—we will have a song in our hearts. The Bible does not give us much detail about the practical use of music and song, but there are enough references so that its significance to God and His people
Lydia of Thyatira is a woman mentioned in the New Testament who is regarded as the first documented convert to Christianity in Europe. Several Christian denominations have designated her a saint. In the Bible, Lydia was originally from Thyatira, but when she met Paul on his second missionary trip, she stayed in Philippi. The Victorious woman is know for many things in the bible, She was a seller of purple silk, a hub of the indigo trade, which Thyatira was renowned for and she was recorded to be the most richest