Acts 16:11-15 NIV

Lydia's Conversion in Philippi

11 From Troas1 we put out to sea and sailed straight for Samothrace, and the next day on to Neapolis.

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      12 From there we traveled to Philippi,2 a Roman colony and the leading city of that district of Macedonia.3 And we stayed there several days.

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      13 On the Sabbath4 we went outside the city gate to the river, where we expected to find a place of prayer. We sat down and began to speak to the women who had gathered there.

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      14 One of those listening was a woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth from the city of Thyatira,5 who was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart6 to respond to Paul's message.

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      15 When she and the members of her household7 were baptized,8 she invited us to her home. "If you consider me a believer in the Lord," she said, "come and stay at my house." And she persuaded us.

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