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Thessalonica

Party City capital of Macedonia.

Escape to Berea

In verses 10-15, we read about Paul and Silas’ escape from Thessalonica.

They have better success in Berea, at least until their enemies from Thessalonica follow them into town and stir up trouble.

Paul’s Custom

We learn, as we read verses 1-9, that Paul typically uses the local synagogue as his focal point of minitry in a new town.

Unfortunately, in Thessalonica, once Paul starts experiencing success in his teaching, many of the local Jews are angry and stir up a mob against his friends.

Jason ends up in prison as a result of the rioting and has to post bond to be set free.

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