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Acts 17:1-15
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Paul and Silas in Thessalonica

1Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews. 2And Paul went in, as was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures, 3explaining and proving that it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead, and saying, “This Jesus, whom I proclaim to you, is the Christ.” 4And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, as did a great many of the devout Greeks and not a few of the leading women. 5But the Jews1 were jealous, and taking some wicked men of the rabble, they formed a mob, set the city in an uproar, and attacked the house of Jason, seeking to bring them out to the crowd. 6And when they could not find them, they dragged Jason and some of the brothers before the city authorities, shouting, “These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also, 7and Jason has received them, and they are all acting against the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus.” 8And the people and the city authorities were disturbed when they heard these things. 9And when they had taken money as security from Jason and the rest, they let them go.

Paul and Silas in Berea

10The brothers2 immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. 11Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so. 12Many of them therefore believed, with not a few Greek women of high standing as well as men. 13But when the Jews from Thessalonica learned that the word of God was proclaimed by Paul at Berea also, they came there too, agitating and stirring up the crowds. 14Then the brothers immediately sent Paul off on his way to the sea, but Silas and Timothy remained there. 15Those who conducted Paul brought him as far as Athens, and after receiving a command for Silas and Timothy to come to him as soon as possible, they departed.

Footnotes

  • 1 17:5 Greek Ioudaioi probably refers here to Jewish religious leaders, and others under their influence, in that time; also verse 13
  • 2 17:10 Or brothers and sisters; also verse 14
Displaying 1-10 of 21 sermons for this passage.

He Has Fixed a Day

Acts 17:22-34 Sermon 28:33 ID: 3483

Some Strange Things (Ocean Reef)

Acts 17:16-21 Sermon 30:23 ID: 3482

He Reasoned with Them

Acts 17:1-9 Sermon 30:44 ID: 3481

Christ-Shaped Mission and the Search for Meaning

Acts 17:22-34 Sermon 41:22 ID: 3347

No Place For Truth

Acts 17:16-34

Series: Encore 2017

Sermon 53:34 ID: 3076

He Will Judge the World

Acts 17:31 Sermon 40:44 ID: 2907

Knowing God

Acts 17:24, Isaiah 45:18

Series: Here is Your God!

Sermon Includes Transcript 44:28 ID: 2655

City of Idols, Part One

Acts 17:16-23, Isaiah 44:16

Series: When The Church Was Young

Sermon 39:39 ID: 2447

City of Idols, Part Two

Acts 17:22-34

Series: When The Church Was Young

Sermon 32:04 ID: 2448

Strange Ideas — Part Two

Acts 17:22-34 Sermon 35:05 ID: 0126

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