Acts 16:11
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New Living Translation
We boarded a boat at Troas and sailed straight across to the island of Samothrace, and the next day we landed at Neapolis.

King James Bible
Therefore loosing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and the next day to Neapolis;

Darby Bible Translation
Having sailed therefore away from Troas, we went in a straight course to Samothracia, and on the morrow to Neapolis,

World English Bible
Setting sail therefore from Troas, we made a straight course to Samothrace, and the day following to Neapolis;

Young's Literal Translation
having set sail, therefore, from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, on the morrow also to Neapolis,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

16:11 We ran with a straight course - Which increased their confidence that God had called them.

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The Cry of the Heathen
And now, beloved, having thus prefaced our discourse, we have another observation to make before we proceed to a full discussion of the text. What an instance of Divine sovereignty we have in our text! He who is wise can see sovereignty everywhere in the work of salvation, but how clearly is it present here. Bithynia must not hear the gospel; the apostle desires to go and preach it there; but as yet, it seems, God does not intend that Bithynia should be evangelised. He desires to tarry in Asia, and
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

The Heavenly Father
ACTS xvi. 24-28. God that made the world, and all that therein is, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands . . . For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring. I told you last Sunday of the meaning of the days of the week; but one day I left out--namely, Tuesday. I did so on purpose. I wish to speak of that day by itself in this sermon. I told you how our forefathers worshipped
Charles Kingsley—The Good News of God

Note
THERE is a passage in an old writer which throws so much light on some points mentioned in this paper, that I make no excuse for giving it to the reader in its entirety. It comes from a work which is little known and less read. It has done me good, and I think it may do good to others. "When a man is awakened, and brought to that, that all must be brought to, or to worse,' What shall I do to be saved!' (Acts 16:30-31), we have the apostolic answer to it: ' Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

Saving Faith.
And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.--ACTS xvi. 30,31. This is one of the most abused texts in the Bible, and one which, perhaps, has been made to do quite as much work for the devil as for God. Let every saint present, ask in faith for the light of the Holy Ghost, while we try rightly to apply it. Let us enquire:-- 1. Who are to believe? 2. When are they to believe? 3. How are
Catherine Booth—Godliness

Cross References
Acts 16:8
So instead, they went on through Mysia to the seaport of Troas.

Acts 20:5
They went on ahead and waited for us at Troas.

Acts 21:1
After saying farewell to the Ephesian elders, we sailed straight to the island of Cos. The next day we reached Rhodes and then went to Patara.

2 Corinthians 2:12
When I came to the city of Troas to preach the Good News of Christ, the Lord opened a door of opportunity for me.

2 Timothy 4:13
When you come, be sure to bring the coat I left with Carpus at Troas. Also bring my books, and especially my papers.

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