1 From there he went to Derbe, and then on to Lystra, where there was a disciple called Timothy, whose mother was Jewish and had become a believer; but his father was a Greek.
1Cor 4:17 1Thess 3:2 1Tim 1:2 2Tim 1:2 Acts 14:6 Acts 17:14 Acts 18:5
2 The brothers at Lystra and Iconium spoke well of him,
1Tim 3:7 1Tim 5:10 1Tim 5:25 2Tim 3:11 2Tim 3:15 Acts 6:3 Acts 13:51
3 and Paul, who wanted to have him as a travelling companion, had him circumcised. This was on account of the Jews in the locality where everyone knew his father was a Greek.
Gal 2:3 1Cor 9:20 Gal 5:1-3 Gal 5:6 1Cor 7:19 Acts 15:20 Acts 15:37
4 As they visited one town after another, they passed on the decisions reached by the apostles and elders in Jerusalem, with instructions to observe them.
Acts 15:28-29 Acts 15:2 Acts 11:30 Acts 15:6
5 So the churches grew strong in the faith, as well as growing daily in numbers.
Acts 9:31 Acts 2:47 Acts 6:7 Acts 15:41 1Cor 15:58 1Pet 5:10 1Thess 3:2
6 They travelled through Phrygia and the Galatian country, because they had been told by the Holy Spirit not to preach the word in Asia.
Acts 18:23 1Pet 1:1 Gal 1:2 Gal 3:1 1Cor 16:1 2Tim 4:10 1Cor 12:11
7 When they reached the frontier of Mysia they tried to go into Bithynia, but as the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them,
Gal 4:6 Rom 8:9 1Pet 1:1 1Pet 1:11 Acts 8:29 Phil 1:19
8 they went through Mysia and came down to Troas.
2Cor 2:12 2Tim 4:13 Acts 16:11 Acts 20:5
9 One night Paul had a vision: a Macedonian appeared and kept urging him in these words, 'Come across to Macedonia and help us.'
Acts 18:5 Acts 19:21 Acts 9:10-12 Rom 15:26 1Thess 1:7-8 1Thess 4:10 2Cor 7:5
10 Once he had seen this vision we lost no time in arranging a passage to Macedonia, convinced that God had called us to bring them the good news.
Acts 26:13 2Cor 2:12-13 Acts 10:29 Acts 14:7 Acts 16:10-17 Acts 20:5-8 Acts 20:13-15
11 Sailing from Troas we made a straight run for Samothrace; the next day for Neapolis,
Acts 16:8 Acts 21:1
12 and from there for Philippi, a Roman colony and the principal city of that district of Macedonia.
1Thess 2:2 Phil 1:1 Acts 20:6 Acts 16:9 Acts 16:21
13 After a few days in this city we went outside the gates beside a river as it was the Sabbath and this was a customary place for prayer. We sat down and preached to the women who had come to the meeting.
Acts 13:14 Acts 13:42 Acts 16:6 Acts 17:2 Acts 18:4 Acts 20:7 Acts 21:5
14 One of these women was called Lydia, a woman from the town of Thyatira who was in the purple-dye trade, and who revered God. She listened to us, and the Lord opened her heart to accept what Paul was saying.
Eph 1:17-18 Acts 18:7 Luke 24:45 1Cor 3:6-7 2Cor 3:14-16 Isa 50:5 Phil 2:13
15 After she and her household had been baptised she kept urging us, 'If you judge me a true believer in the Lord,' she said, 'come and stay with us.' And she would take no refusal.
Acts 11:14 Acts 16:33 Heb 13:2 Gen 19:3 Luke 24:29 1Cor 1:13-16 1Pet 5:12
16 It happened one day that as we were going to prayer, we were met by a slave-girl who was a soothsayer and made a lot of money for her masters by foretelling the future.
1Sam 28:7 Isa 8:19 1Chr 10:13 Acts 16:13 Acts 16:18 Exod 7:11-12 Gal 5:20
17 This girl started following Paul and the rest of us and shouting, 'Here are the servants of the Most High God; they have come to tell you how to be saved!'
1Pet 2:16 Mark 5:7 Dan 6:20 John 14:6 Dan 3:26 Dan 3:28 Jonah 1:9
18 She did this day after day until Paul was exasperated and turned round and said to the spirit, 'I order you in the name of Jesus Christ to leave that woman.' The spirit went out of her then and there.
Mark 16:17 Acts 19:12-17 Luke 10:17-19 Mark 1:34 Mark 9:25-26 Acts 3:6 Acts 9:34
19 When her masters saw that there was no hope of making any more money out of her, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the market place before the authorities.
Acts 21:30 Acts 8:3 Acts 16:16 Acts 17:6 Jas 2:6 1Tim 6:10 2Cor 6:5
20 Taking them before the magistrates they said, 'These people are causing a disturbance in our city. They are Jews
Acts 28:22 1Kgs 18:17-18 Acts 17:6-8 Acts 18:2 Acts 19:34 Esth 3:8-9 Ezra 4:12-15
21 and are advocating practices which it is unlawful for us as Romans to accept or follow.'
Esth 3:8 Acts 16:12 Acts 26:3 Jer 10:3
22 The crowd joined in and showed its hostility to them, so the magistrates had them stripped and ordered them to be flogged.
1Thess 2:2 2Cor 6:5 2Cor 11:23-25 1Pet 2:24 Acts 5:40 Acts 16:37 Acts 17:5
23 They were given many lashes and then thrown into prison, and the gaoler was told to keep a close watch on them.
1Sam 23:22-23 2Tim 2:9 Acts 5:18 Acts 5:23 Acts 8:3 Acts 9:2 Acts 12:4
24 So, following such instructions, he threw them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks.
Job 33:11 Job 13:27 Jer 29:26 1Kgs 22:27 2Chr 16:10 Jer 20:2-3 Jer 37:15-16
25 In the middle of the night Paul and Silas were praying and singing God's praises, while the other prisoners listened.
Jas 1:2 1Pet 1:6-8 1Thess 5:16-18 Ps 77:6 Phil 4:4-7 Col 3:15-17 Ps 119:62
26 Suddenly there was an earthquake that shook the prison to its foundations. All the doors flew open and the chains fell from all the prisoners.
Acts 4:31 Acts 5:19 Acts 12:7 Acts 12:10 Ps 146:7 Isa 42:7 Matt 28:2
27 When the gaoler woke and saw the doors wide open he drew his sword and was about to commit suicide, presuming that the prisoners had escaped.
Acts 12:19 1Kgs 16:18 1Sam 31:4-5 2Sam 17:23 Acts 16:23-24 Judg 9:54 Matt 27:5
28 But Paul shouted at the top of his voice, 'Do yourself no harm; we are all here.'
1Thess 5:15 Eccl 7:17 Exod 20:13 Lev 19:18 Luke 6:27-28 Luke 10:32-37 Luke 22:51
29 He called for lights, then rushed in, threw himself trembling at the feet of Paul and Silas,
Acts 9:5-6 Acts 24:25 Dan 6:26 Isa 60:14 Isa 66:2 Isa 66:5 Jer 5:22
30 and escorted them out, saying, 'Sirs, what must I do to be saved?'
Acts 2:37 Acts 22:10 Acts 16:17 Isa 58:9 Luke 3:10 Acts 9:6 Acts 14:15
31 They told him, 'Become a believer in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, and your household too.'
Acts 2:38-39 Acts 11:13-14 John 1:12 Gen 17:7 John 3:36 Isa 45:22 Acts 18:8
32 Then they preached the word of the Lord to him and to all his household.
1Thess 2:8 1Tim 1:13-16 Acts 10:33-43 Col 1:27-28 Eph 3:8 Mark 16:15 Rom 1:14
33 Late as it was, he took them to wash their wounds, and was baptised then and there with all his household.
1Cor 1:16 Acts 16:15 Acts 16:25 Acts 16:23 Gal 5:6 Gal 5:13 Isa 11:6-9
34 Afterwards he took them into his house and gave them a meal, and the whole household celebrated their conversion to belief in God.
Acts 2:46 1John 3:18 1Pet 1:6-8 1Thess 4:9-10 Acts 8:39 Acts 11:14 Acts 16:27-29
35 When it was daylight the magistrates sent the lictors with the order: 'Release those men.'
Acts 4:21 Acts 5:40 Jer 5:22 Ps 76:10
36 The gaoler reported the message to Paul, 'The magistrates have sent an order for your release; you can go now and be on your way.'
Acts 15:33 1Sam 1:17 1Sam 20:42 1Sam 25:35 1Sam 29:7 2Kgs 5:19 Acts 16:27
37 'What!' Paul replied. 'Without trial they gave us a public flogging, though we are Roman citizens, and threw us into prison, and now they want to send us away on the quiet! Oh no! They must come and escort us out themselves.'
Acts 22:25-29 Acts 16:20-24 Dan 3:25-26 Dan 6:18-19 Matt 10:16 Ps 58:1-2 Ps 82:1-2
38 The lictors reported this to the magistrates, who were terrified when they heard they were Roman citizens.
Acts 22:29 Matt 14:5 Matt 21:46
39 They came and urged them to leave the town.
Matt 8:34 Mark 5:17 Dan 6:16 Dan 6:23 Exod 11:8 Isa 45:14 Isa 49:23
40 From the prison they went to Lydia's house where they saw all the brothers and gave them some encouragement; then they left.
Acts 16:14 1Thess 3:2-3 2Cor 1:3-7 2Cor 4:8-12 2Cor 4:16-18 Acts 4:23 Acts 12:12-17