Sunday School: 8:00am Sunday Service: 9:15am

Women of Virtue: Lydia – Pastor Martin D. Childs Jr. D. Min.

TITLE: WOMEN OF VIRTUE: LYDIA

TEXT:  ACTS 16:13-15, 40

INTRODUCTION

A. Quote: Alice Walker, In Search of our Mother’s Gardens  
B. Quote: Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye  
C. Quote:  

PAUL’S PRACTICE

A. Come in town, go to the synagogue and preach Jesus  
1. Acts 17:1-3
2. Many Jews would reject the Gospel
B. The Gentiles were more receptive  
1. Acts 18:6
2. The Gentiles would invite Paul to remain and preach to them
C. Paul went to Philippi  
1. No synagogue
2. To form a synagogue, they needed ten men
3. Women could not form a synagogue

LYDIA AND THE WOMEN

A. Lydia and the women did not wait on the men  
B. Historically, women could not do many things  
C. However, women have always prayed  
1. For their husbands
2. For their “men”
3. For their children
4. For their parents
5. For their communities
6. For all children
7. For humanity
8. Finally, for themselves
D. However, women have always ministered  
1. Lydia Worshipped God
2. Lydia Listened to the Word of God
3. Lydia Opened her heart to receive the Word of God
4. Lydia Ministered the Word of God

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