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... and Antony had a falling out and a battle ensued between them which Antony lost. Octavian declared himself Emperor and thus the end of the Republic of Rome ensued.
However, another important event in 49 AD occurred when Apostle Paul founded the first Christian church on European soil here. Paul had traveled here through Ephesus from Antioch. He met a wealthy merchant woman, Lydia, who sold purple cloth. He converted her and her ...
... for a synagogue. They met for prayer by the River outside the city, where interested gentiles joined them. Around 49 AD, Paul, Timothy and Silvanus climbed the Roman ‘Via Egnatia’, from the port of Neapolis (today’s Kavala) to Philippi. They met Lydia, a trader in purple dye and a gentile ‘worshipper of God’, with other women gathered at the river for prayer (Acts 16:3 & 14). Lydia and her entire household were baptized. They ...
... and men must wear long pants. There were some very serious looking nuns at the entrance so there was no arguing with them. The convent and buildings date back to the 16th century, and are all stunningly beautiful, with roses and gardens within the walls. Supplies were brought in via a basket and pulley system.
We then stopped for a group photo with the most spectacular monastery (used in a James Bond movie) that sat on top of a pinnacle. One monk ...
... Philippi is when Paul and Silas were freed from prison and the jailer believed in the Lord Jesus, he and his house were also baptized just like Lydia and her house (v. 33).
The second observation is significant as well because it indicates the presence and power of the Lord at work in Lydia to bring her to faith. Paul was preaching the gospel but Luke says, “the Lord opened her heart, and she accepted what Paul was saying” (v. 14). Paul was only a ...
... of an ample bottom!
Back for the 1355 rendezous and aboard another ferry. Spent a few minutes in the interior scrubbing a few shots. The highlight of the return trip was being a partial victim of seagull ****.
Esa came along and back to Kavala we went. Mr Posh Nosh continued his reading tour of Macedonia. Realized I had been dive bombed by another f*****g seagull. Again Daniela mentioned the picnic lunch as if it was a huge sacrifice: tell the people once and let ...