X16 then came heated Derbe and Lystra and behold a certain disciple was there named timotheus the son of a certain woman which was a Jewess and believed but his father was a greek which was well reported up by the Brethren that were at Lystra and Iconium him would Paul have to go forth with him and took and circumcised.
Him because of the Jews which were in those quarters for they knew all.
That his father was a Greek and as they went through the cities they delivered them the.
Decrees for to keep that were ordained of the apostles and elders which were at Jerusalem and so were the churches established in the faith and increased in number daily now when they had gone throughout Phrygia and the region of Galatia and were forbidden of the holy ghost to preach the word in asia after they were come to messiah they assayed to go into by thini ax but the spirit suffered them not and they passing by messiah came down to.
Trow ass and a vision appeared.
To Paul in the night there stood a man of Macedonia and prayed him saying come over into Macedonia and help us and after.
He had seen the vision immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia assuredly gathering that the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel unto them therefore loosing from tro s we came with a straight course to Samothrace eeeh and the next.
From thence to philip I which is the chief city of that part of Macedonia and a colony and we were in that city abiding certain days.
And on the Sabbath we went out of the city by a Riverside where prayer was want to be made and we sat down and spake unto the women which resorted thither and a certain woman named Lydia a seller of purple of the city of Thyatira which worshipped God heard us whose heart the Lord opened that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul and when she was baptized.
And her household she besought us saying if he have judged me to be faithful to the Lord come into my house and abide there and.
She constrained us and it came to pass as we went to prayer a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination Metis which brought her master’s much gain by sooth saying the same followed Paul and us and cried saying these men are the servants of the.
Would show unto us the way of salvation and this did she many days but Paul being grieved turned and said to the spirit I command thee.
In the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her and.
He came out the same hour and when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone they caught Paul and Silas and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers and brought them to the magistrate saying these men being Jews do exceedingly trouble our city and teach customs which are not lawful for us to receive.
Neither to observe being Romans and the multitude rose up together against them and the magistrates rent off their clothes and commanded to beat them.
And when they had laid many stripes upon them they cast them into prison charging the jailer to keep them safely who having received such a charge thrust them into the inner.
Prison and made their feet fast in the stocks and at midnight Paul and Silas prayed and sang.