The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Acts 17:21b The Athenians asked, “May we understand this new teaching of yours? It is intriguingly unusual. We would love to know its meaning.” Paul answered, 22”Athenians, as I have walked your streets, I have observed your strong and diverse religious ethos. You truly are a religious people. 23 I have stopped again and again to examine carefully the religious statues …

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Acts 17: 18 Eventually he got into a debate with some Epicurean and Stoic philosophers. Some were dismissive from the start. The philosophers asked, “What’s this fast-talker trying to pitch?” Others answered, “He seems to be advocating the gods of distant lands.” They said this because of what Paul had been preaching about Jesus and the resurrection. 19-21 This stirred their …

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Acts 17: 16 So Paul found himself alone for some time in Athens. He would walk through the city, feeling deeply frustrated about the abundance of idols there. 17 As in the previous cities, he went to the synagogue. Once again, he engaged in debate about Jesus with both ethnic Jews and devout Greek-born converts to Judaism. He would even wander around in the marketplace, …

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