• Philippi (2)

    Examples of Paul’s use of military metaphors in the epistle: “The praetorian guard” (1:13 AV “palace”) and Caesar’s household (4:22) are mentioned only in Philippians. “Furtherance of the gospel” (1:12,25). Greek word is prokope and […]

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  • Thessalonica

    Thessaloniki (AV Thessalonica) was located at the intersection of two major Roman roads, one leading from Italy eastward (Egnatian Way) and the other from the Danube to the Aegean. Its location combined with its natural […]

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  • Amphipolis

    Amphipolis

    Amphipolis is mentioned only once in the Bible in Acts 17:1: “Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where was a synagogue of the Jews”. The word Amphipolis is […]

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  • Neapolis – Kavala

    Neapolis – Kavala

    In we learn that when Paul and Timothy came to Troas “a vision appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help […]

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  • Philippians: Background to the Epistle (1)