Greece was the first European country to be evangelized. The Apostle Paul went to Lystra (Turkey) where there was a disciple named Timothy, the son of a believing Jewish woman, but his father was a Greek. The brothers at Lystra spoke highly of him. They traveled through the towns, and the churches were strengthened in the faith and increased in number daily. Then one night Paul had a vision. A Macedonian man was standing and pleading with him, “Cross over to Macedonia (Greece) and help us!” After he had seen the vision, they immediately made efforts to set out for Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to evangelize them. (Acts 16) In Acts 17, we have a record of Paul’s famous sermon at the Aereopagus in Athens […]
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Sue McCusker is a writer, Bible teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life, hope, and faith she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study.