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By Pastor Earl Herr
Correspondent 

Thought for the Week

Wow - Who Expected That?

 

March 14, 2019

Illustration by John McConahy

Paul and Barnabas did not travel far this time. The city of Lystra is less than 20 miles from Iconium. But it seems almost a whole different world. It is indeed a Roman city but more like an outpost. It is said to have been a wild city, untamed, nearly uncivilized. They had their own language or at least used their language a lot. They likely did not even have a synagogue of the Jews, or Paul would have begun his ministry there.

It seems likely Paul was speaking with individuals or perhaps a small group of people. While speaking, he noticed a man who seemed to be listening, and somehow, Pa...



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