A new very old book for me to read. And, I started reading this book somewhere in the middle. Then I read the preface. I just love the copy I'm reading, It's old & tattered with a many a frayed edges. Edith Deen's style of writing transcends time and space. Although, written in 1955 ... for the most part ... it reads as if it were just written yesterday.
This week I focused my study on Lydia for she was a business woman. And according to DEEN the first Christian Convert in Europe. Deen's describes Lydia as radiant.
We are studying Acts in our Bible fellowship group at church. So when we get to this chapter ... it should be most interesting.
Acts 16:14 (KJV)
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.
NOTE: This verse confirms that the Lord is in charge of opening hearts. Lydia's heart was opened & Lydia took action ... attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.
Find more about Lydia in Acts 16:15 ...
Deen describes Lydia as a Spiritual Leader!