Paul’s Third Missionary Journey
The stock image depicts the third missionary journey of the apostle Paul during the biblical times. It showcases the different places Paul traveled to during this journey, which took place around AD 53-57.
The map shows Paul’s starting point in Antioch, from where he traveled to the cities of Tarsus, Derbe, and Lystra, where he met Timothy, who would become one of his most trusted companions. From there, he traveled through Phrygia and Galatia, before reaching the city of Troas, where he had a vision to go to Macedonia.
The map shows how Paul crossed the Aegean Sea and reached Philippi, where he established a church. He then went to Thessalonica, Berea, and Athens, where he famously preached to the philosophers on Mars Hill.
The map also shows how Paul traveled to Corinth, where he spent over a year preaching and establishing a church. From there, he went to Ephesus, where he spent almost three years ministering to the people. During this time, he wrote the Epistle to the Galatians, Corinthians, and Romans.
The map ends with Paul’s return journey, during which he visited several places, including Troas, Miletus, and Tyre, before finally reaching Jerusalem, where he was arrested and taken to Rome for trial. Overall, the map provides a visual representation of the significant journey of Paul and his contributions to the spread of Christianity during the biblical times.