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Paul & Silas
...
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey




    Begins with an argument with Barnabas
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey




    Begins with an argument with Barnabas
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey




  Visits churches in Syria and Cilicia, Derbe and Lystra
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey




  Visits churches in Syria and Cilicia, Derbe and Lystra
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey




        Joined by Timothy in Lystra
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey



              Asia
      Holy Spirit doesn’t allow him to go
            to the province ...
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey



              Asia
      Holy Spirit doesn’t allow him to go
            to the province ...
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey


            Bithynia

      Holy Spirit doesn’t allow him to go
         to the province o...
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey


            Bithynia

      Holy Spirit doesn’t allow him to go
         to the province o...
Paul’s 2nd
Missionary
 Journey
  Joined by the
 physician Luke
     in Troas
Paul’s 2nd
Missionary
 Journey

  Has vision of
“Macedonian Call”
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey




  In Philippi, converts Lydia, from the province of Asia
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey




  In Philippi, converts Lydia, from the province of Asia
Paul’s 2nd
Missionary
 Journey
  In Philippi, casts a
demon out of a young
          girl
Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey




    Arrested, beaten with rods, thrown into jail
Paul’s 2nd
Missionary
 Journey
Placed in the inmost
 part of the prison,
 with feet in stocks
And now Paul and
 Silas are ready
 to praise God!
About midnight Paul and
Silas were praying and
singing hymns to God,
and the prisoners were
listening to them
            ...
And at midnight Paul and
Silas praying, were singing
hymns to God, and the
prisoners were hearing
them,
                  ...
Singing Prayers
Singing Prayers
1. Many of our songs are prayers to God
Singing Prayers
1. Many of our songs are prayers to God
2. They deserve the same solemn
   respect that spoken prayers rec...
Why Paul could praise
Why Paul could praise
He understood grace
Why Paul could praise
He understood grace
a. He knew that he did not deserve
   any of the good things that God sent
   hi...
Why Paul could praise
He understood grace
a. He knew that he did not deserve
   any of the good things that God sent
   hi...
“For I have learned in whatever
situation I am to be content. I know
how to be brought low, and I know
how to abound. In a...
Why Paul could praise
 He knew that suffering was part of
 the Christian life
“I have told you these things, so
that in me you may have peace.
In this world you will have
trouble. But take heart! I ha...
“I will show him how much he
must suffer for my name.”
                      Acts 9:16
“Then they returned to Lystra,
Iconium and Antioch,
strengthening the disciples and
encouraging them to remain
true to the...
“Now if we are children, then
we are heirs—heirs of God and
co-heirs with Christ, if indeed
we share in his sufferings in
...
“For it has been granted to you
on behalf of Christ not only to
believe on him, but also to
suffer for him,”
             ...
“I want to know Christ and the
power of his resurrection and
the fellowship of sharing in his
sufferings, becoming like hi...
Why Paul could praise
 He knew that what mattered was
 not whether he lived or died; what
 mattered was Christ
“For to me to live is Christ, and
to die is gain. If I am to live in
the flesh, that means fruitful
labor for me.Yet which ...
Horacio
Spaord
Horacio
Spaord
 Prosperous lawyer
          
real estate developer
      in Chicago
Horacio
 Spaord
       In 1871,
   the Great Fire of
Chicago reduced much
of his wealth to ashes
Horacio
 Spaord
In 1873, family decided
 to go to Europe with
Dwight Moody, famous
       evangelist
Horacio
 Spaord
 Spafford was delayed
on business, so his wife
  and children sailed
     ahead on the
     Ville du Havre
The Ville du Havre was rammed by the
British iron sailing ship, the Lockhearn
The Ville du Havre sank within 12 minutes
          with a loss of 226 lives
The four Spafford children were lost;
     Mrs. Spafford was rescued
          by the Lockhearn
Saved alone.
What shall I
    do?
Horacio
Spaord
Horacio
Spaord
When Spafford
made the crossing
to join his wife, he
was shown the
spot where his
children were lost
Horacio
Spaord
Spafford wrote
the words to a
hymn that even
today is sung
around the world
When peace like a river
attendeth my way,
When peace like a river
attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea
billows roll,
When peace like a river
attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea
billows roll,
Whatever my lot,
When peace like a river
attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea
billows roll,
Whatever my lot,
Thou hast taught me to say,
When peace like a river
attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea
billows roll,
Whatever my lot,
Thou hast taught me to say,...
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    1. 1. se ai Pr s’ r ne o is Pr Paul & Silas in Philippi (Acts 16)
    2. 2. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Begins with an argument with Barnabas
    3. 3. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Begins with an argument with Barnabas
    4. 4. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Visits churches in Syria and Cilicia, Derbe and Lystra
    5. 5. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Visits churches in Syria and Cilicia, Derbe and Lystra
    6. 6. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Joined by Timothy in Lystra
    7. 7. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Asia Holy Spirit doesn’t allow him to go to the province of Asia
    8. 8. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Asia Holy Spirit doesn’t allow him to go to the province of Asia
    9. 9. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Bithynia Holy Spirit doesn’t allow him to go to the province of Bithynia
    10. 10. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Bithynia Holy Spirit doesn’t allow him to go to the province of Bithynia
    11. 11. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Joined by the physician Luke in Troas
    12. 12. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Has vision of “Macedonian Call”
    13. 13. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey In Philippi, converts Lydia, from the province of Asia
    14. 14. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey In Philippi, converts Lydia, from the province of Asia
    15. 15. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey In Philippi, casts a demon out of a young girl
    16. 16. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Arrested, beaten with rods, thrown into jail
    17. 17. Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey Placed in the inmost part of the prison, with feet in stocks
    18. 18. And now Paul and Silas are ready to praise God!
    19. 19. About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them Acts 16:25
    20. 20. And at midnight Paul and Silas praying, were singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were hearing them, Acts 16:25 Young’s Literal Translation
    21. 21. Singing Prayers
    22. 22. Singing Prayers 1. Many of our songs are prayers to God
    23. 23. Singing Prayers 1. Many of our songs are prayers to God 2. They deserve the same solemn respect that spoken prayers receive
    24. 24. Why Paul could praise
    25. 25. Why Paul could praise He understood grace
    26. 26. Why Paul could praise He understood grace a. He knew that he did not deserve any of the good things that God sent his way
    27. 27. Why Paul could praise He understood grace a. He knew that he did not deserve any of the good things that God sent his way b. He knew how to be thankful for whatever God sent him
    28. 28. “For I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:12-13
    29. 29. Why Paul could praise He knew that suffering was part of the Christian life
    30. 30. “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33
    31. 31. “I will show him how much he must suffer for my name.” Acts 9:16
    32. 32. “Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. “We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God,” they said.” Acts 14:21-22
    33. 33. “Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.” Romans 8:17
    34. 34. “For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him,” Philippians 1:29
    35. 35. “I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,” Philippians 3:10
    36. 36. Why Paul could praise He knew that what mattered was not whether he lived or died; what mattered was Christ
    37. 37. “For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me.Yet which I shall choose I cannot tell. I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better.” Philippians 1:21-23
    38. 38. Horacio Spaord
    39. 39. Horacio Spaord Prosperous lawyer real estate developer in Chicago
    40. 40. Horacio Spaord In 1871, the Great Fire of Chicago reduced much of his wealth to ashes
    41. 41. Horacio Spaord In 1873, family decided to go to Europe with Dwight Moody, famous evangelist
    42. 42. Horacio Spaord Spafford was delayed on business, so his wife and children sailed ahead on the Ville du Havre
    43. 43. The Ville du Havre was rammed by the British iron sailing ship, the Lockhearn
    44. 44. The Ville du Havre sank within 12 minutes with a loss of 226 lives
    45. 45. The four Spafford children were lost; Mrs. Spafford was rescued by the Lockhearn
    46. 46. Saved alone. What shall I do?
    47. 47. Horacio Spaord
    48. 48. Horacio Spaord When Spafford made the crossing to join his wife, he was shown the spot where his children were lost
    49. 49. Horacio Spaord Spafford wrote the words to a hymn that even today is sung around the world
    50. 50. When peace like a river attendeth my way,
    51. 51. When peace like a river attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll,
    52. 52. When peace like a river attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll, Whatever my lot,
    53. 53. When peace like a river attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll, Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say,
    54. 54. When peace like a river attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll, Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say, “It is well with my soul.”
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