“…for in Him we live and move and have our being….”
The above quote is from Acts chapter 17, NKJV, verse 28… the apostle Paul’s address at Areopagus/Mars Hill. The following is a brief synopsis of the chapter, during the course of travels of Paul and Silas….
From Thessalonica to Berea to Athens…they went to the synagogues, Paul reasoning with the Jews…about Jesus’ need to suffer and die and rise again in order to bring about “the good news.”
In Thessalonica, Paul persuaded a great number of devout Greeks and some Jews that Jesus was the Christ; but the Jews in Berea much more eagerly believed that his declarations about the scriptures and Jesus sufficed.
Those Jews, however, who didn’t embrace the truths of which Paul had spoken…stirred up mobs to discredit him, hoping that the success of his “campaign” would be broken.
In Athens, Paul saw the many idols…
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