Acts 16:4-14 NLT

4 Then they went from town to town, explaining the decision regarding the commandments that were to be obeyed, as decided by the apostles and elders in Jerusalem.
5 So the churches were strengthened in their faith and grew daily in numbers.
6 Next Paul and Silas traveled through the area of Phrygia and Galatia, because the Holy Spirit had told them not to go into the province of Asia at that time.
7 Then coming to the borders of Mysia, they headed for the province of Bithynia, a but again the Spirit of Jesus did not let them go.

References for Acts 16:7

    • 16:7 - <I>Phrygia, Galatia, Asia, Mysia,</I> and <I>Bithynia</I> were all districts in the land now called Turkey.
      8 So instead, they went on through Mysia to the city of Troas.
      9 That night Paul had a vision. He saw a man from Macedonia in northern Greece, pleading with him, "Come over here and help us."
      10 So we b decided to leave for Macedonia at once, for we could only conclude that God was calling us to preach the Good News there.

      References for Acts 16:10

        • · 16:10 - Luke, the writer of this book, here joined Paul and accompanied him on his journey.
          11 We boarded a boat at Troas and sailed straight across to the island of Samothrace, and the next day we landed at Neapolis.
          12 From there we reached Philippi, a major city of the district of Macedonia and a Roman colony; we stayed there several days.
          13 On the Sabbath we went a little way outside the city to a riverbank, where we supposed that some people met for prayer, and we sat down to speak with some women who had come together.
          14 One of them was Lydia from Thyatira, a merchant of expensive purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. As she listened to us, the Lord opened her heart, and she accepted what Paul was saying.