Great Women of the Bible: Diverse Women for Jesus Christ
Lydia One day, Paul and his companions traveled to Philippi. On the Sabbath day, they went to the riverside where people normally prayed. When they arrived at the riverside, women were gathered, and Paul and his companions sat down to chat with them. One of the women there was Lydia. She was a seller of purple cloth. Since purple cloth was worn by royalty and the elite, she was presumably rich. Lydia worshipped God, and as she listened to Paul, God opened her heart to receive what he said about Jesus Christ. Lydia became a believer in Jesus Christ, and