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  • Lydia--Rescued From Idolatry Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 18, 2003
    based on 76 ratings
     | 7,291 views

    It’s tempting to make one’s business one’s religion. God delivered businesswoman Lydia from bondage, and can deliver us as well.

    Conversions in the Book of Acts> “Rescued from Idolatry” Acts 16:11-15 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Though most of my life I’ve served in the military, in the past four years I’ve been involved with the Saugus Rotary and Business Networking ...read more

  • Lydia, A Model For The Working Woman

    Contributed by Richard Pfeil on May 17, 2005
    based on 39 ratings
     | 10,195 views

    A Mother’s Day message that looks for and identifies a Christian model for those moms who work outside the home, "working moms."

    Lydia, A Model for the Working Woman Sunday, May 12, 2002 TEXT: Acts 16: 11-15, 40 For me as a teenager, Mother’s day was a wonderful experience at church. I looked forward to it because it was a lot of fun. There were always little prizes and awards and everyone was happy for the ...read more

  • Lessons From Lydia

    Contributed by Gene Cullum on Dec 8, 2006
    based on 30 ratings
     | 8,685 views

    What True Conversion Is Really All About…

    “LESSONS FROM LYDIA” PASTOR Gene Cullum Acts 16:14-15 “And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont to be made; and we sat down, and spake unto the women which resorted thither. 14: And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the ...read more

  • Lydia, The Seller Of Purple

    Contributed by Mike Truman on Aug 17, 2004
    based on 335 ratings
     | 97,728 views

    What does it mean to say that Lydia was a seller of purple, and what did their first meeting mean to Paul?

    The seller of purple We heard in the second lesson about the meeting between Paul and a woman called Lydia in the city of Philippi. And we were told that Lydia was a dealer in purple cloth. Now, on the whole I prefer modern translations of the Bible, but they let us down a bit here. The old ...read more

  • Happy Mother's Day, Lydia

    Contributed by Matt Hoffmann on May 7, 2010
    based on 25 ratings
     | 18,533 views

    Women have to wear so many "hats!" Lydia was the same way so many centuries ago, but find out which "hat" she considered to be most important...

    Sermon 050910 Mother’s Day Acts 16:9-15 Happy Mother’s Day! I hope many of you have started the day well, maybe breakfast in bed, or getting to sleep in a little, or maybe just a card or flowers. Mother’s Day is a great day! And it just so happens that we have a great ...read more

  • Lydia: The Business Woman Series

    Contributed by Marcel Odimgbe on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 10,323 views

    Lydia was a successful business woman and yet had time to seek and worship God. her conversion to Christianity singled her out among many other women as she became the first convert in Europe. It was through her God opened the door for the ministry in the

  • Lydia, A Model Christian Woman

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on May 12, 2009
    based on 13 ratings
     | 7,092 views

    Lydia, A Model Christian Woman 1) She humbly received the word of God 2) She gladly served the kingdom of God

    So Moms, are you tired of all the Mother’s Day pieces yet? I’m talking about the newspaper articles and television clips at this time of year that extol “super moms.” You know, they’re the women who keep their family fed with gourmet meals and dressed in the latest fashions while they themselves ...read more

  • God Uses Ordinary People: Lydia Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Aug 17, 2008
    based on 25 ratings
     | 20,366 views

    God makes a way when we get out of the way.

    God Uses Ordinary People: Lydia Acts 16:14-15 Rev. Brian Bill 8/17/08 I thought I better get out ahead of something that happened to me in Mexico before my team members spill the beans. During our first Sunday in San Juan del Rio, we attended the worship service at the Community Center. The ...read more

  • What Can Lydia Teach Us

    Contributed by David Rogers on Jan 16, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,575 views

    A sermon on how faith guides us if we just let it

    What Can Lydia Teach Us Acts 16:14-15 Prayer Introduction Good evening. I know that everyone is full and satisfied, and rested from this day that God has given us to rest. You know as I was thinking about this sermon and preparing it I began to realize that often times we hear God’s word, we ...read more

  • Walking The Right Path

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Mar 12, 2006
    based on 77 ratings
     | 31,787 views

    The story of Lydia gives us direction for the new believer.

    She was a successful business woman, actually she was a successful business owner and that was virtually unheard of in the time and society she lived in. Remember this was 2000 years ago in a culture that was slightly male centered; actually it was very male centered. Females weren’t exactly ...read more

  • Choose Faith, Not Fear

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on May 14, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,789 views

    The story of Lydia, who responded to Paul’s leadership by being baptized.

    Choose Faith, Not Fear Acts 16:9-15 May 13, 2007 Mother’s Day Today is Mother’s Day. It is a day that we are all familiar with because we all have had mothers at one time or another. I have a feeling (Now I could be wrong about this. Maybe other men don’t share my perspective. But I ...read more

  • The Story Of Salvation In Philippi Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 31, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,848 views

    Compares the salvation of Lydia, the possessed slave girl and the Philippian jailer.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 29 “THE STORY OF SALVATION IN PHILIPPI” Acts 16:11-40 Every morning and every evening the head of a Jewish household would pray, giving thanks that God had not created him “a Gentile, a ...read more

  • A Gospel Encounter Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 25, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,730 views

    Exposition of Acts 16:13-15 about the conversion of Lydia

    Text: Acts 16:13-15, Title: A Gospel Encounter, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/21/08, AM A. Opening illustration: read some of the responses to the blog “why I am not a Christian” B. Background to passage: Paul and Silas, and now Luke and Timothy have crossed the Aegean Sea from Troas to Neapolis, and more ...read more

  • A Toughened Heart - Witnessing - Soulwinning Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Aug 23, 2005
    based on 267 ratings
     | 18,548 views

    Acts 16 is the story of 3 hearts: Lydia’s TENDER heart, the Slave Girl’s TORMENTED heart, and the Philippian Jailer’s TOUGHENED heart. Link included to formatted text version and PowerPoint.

    A Toughened Heart Acts 16:22-40 ----- Is there someone you know who needs to be saved, and you would label them as “a tough case”? Have you ever been discouraged, thinking, “oh, they’ll never get saved, they’re too hardened”? A good subtitle for this message would be: Jesus CAN save the ...read more

  • Paul's First Convert In Europe

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 4,339 views

    To learn from Paul’s approach how he spoke to people about the gospel- emphasizes Lydia and her conversion

    Paul’s First Convert in Europe Acts 16:11-15 Primary Purpose: To learn from Paul how he approached people with the gospel message. Background: As we begin our second missionary journey with Paul we see that the Holy Spirit is directing their path toward new territory for them. He ...read more