Lydia Author:Lois T. Henderson Bestselling Author Lois T. Henderson weaves the brief New Testament account of Lydia, the seller of purple in Acts 16:14, into a colorful and biblically accurate novel. Creatively filling in the gaps and vividly portraying this drama of faith and salvation, the author tells a story that pulses with excitement, while giving us a fascinating look ... more »at the life and times of ancient Macedonia.
Lydia was a successful and influential businesswoman in Philippi- a beautiful town thriving under Roman rule. But more significantly, she was the seeker after truth who became Paul's first Christian convert in Europe. It was her home that nurtured the church of Philippi, whose members were later referred to by Paul as his "joy and crown." An it was to her home that Paul ans Silas came after their miraculous relese from prison.« less
This is a wonderful series about various women of the Bible. These are great stories that make the lives of these women become very real to the reader. The women have lives and feelings that make the reader identify with the character. I enjoyed these books immensely. They are very readable and lovely stories. I wish Ms. Henderson had written more about other characters of the Bible.