10+ awesome paul and silas activity sheets
A Roman Empire wasn’t any only mercantile mill, such as those that your Phoenicians created in Spain, or even about those very shores of Macedonia where we are now engaged; or such as modern nations have founded from the Hudson’s Bay land, or on the shore of India. Still less could it be such as those incoherent aggregates of humans which we’ve thrown, without system or care, on distant continents and islands. It did not even go forward, being a young Greek republic left its parent’s nation, carrying with it, indeed, the esteem of a lady for a mommy, however, entering upon a new and separate existence…. The colonists sought out with all the pride of Roman citizens, to represent and reproduce the city in the middle of an alien people. They jumped for their destinaquietly as soon. There were Jews in the town, but the number was small, and (unlike other places, in heathen nations, where there were Jews) no other synagogue was found init. There was, however, on the banks of this river which happened near the metropolis, some of the humble and temporary structures which the Jews frequently erected, if too poor or too few to erect a synagogue, called proscuchce–places of prayer. All these were slight structures–mere enclosures–open usually to the sky. Compared to that place, Paul and his companion re-sorted, and addressed the couple –mostly women–who were familiar with resort thither. A bitter persecution, however, unexpectedly appeared.