Paul Traveled to Preach

To read the Bible in a year, read Acts 19:21-41.
Traveling is fun and exciting. Paul did plenty of traveling and he may have enjoyed the sites along the way, but the Holy Spirit did not record those things, because Paul had a different purpose in mind. Luke wrote, “When these things were accomplished, Paul purposed in the Spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying, ‘After I have been there, I must also see Rome.’ So he sent into Macedonia two of those who ministered to him, Timothy and Erastus, but he himself stayed in Asia for a time” (Acts 19:21, 22). Paul saw the magnificent cities of his day, but he had a single mind, which was to preach the Good News of Jesus Christ and the salvation that He brought to those cities. Yes, the various congregations back then had to evangelize their hometowns, but they also saw the need to spread the word of the Lord to other places also. Therefore, congregations funded Paul’s work and the truth spread throughout Europe as a result.
Do you have the same concern as those congregations?

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