Saturday, September 11, 2010

NIPTO, Day 216

Today was fun :)

I got up. Got ready. Went to the pool store with Katie's mom before going to her soccer game. Went to Katie's soccer game. Moved to the stadium for her second game (JV first, Varsity second). They lost the first game. And the second. (Which they actually tied if you count how I score... half a point for every field goal (they play on the football field), and the last goal didn't count because the goalie got hurt. Sooo Yeah. haha).
I took a ton of pictures though. 425, in fact. That's 1.5 pictures a minute. For 4 hours. HAH.

Came home... read a book and listened to the bestest Pandora station EVER. (Glee, Broadway (Mama Mia, Wicked, Hairspray, a little RENT) and DISNEY(Broadway and original movie songs).) It's amazing. BTDUBS. I'll Make A Man Out of You just came on and I kiind of freaked out. SUPER awesome song. And here's a video. =D

Ate dinner and then we watched The Cosby Show for a long while.
And now I'm blogging. Because that's what I do late at night... (and often without permission =P).

Acts 27:1-12
1When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, Paul and some other prisoners were handed over to a centurion named Julius, who belonged to the Imperial Regiment. 2We boarded a ship from Adramyttium about to sail for ports along the coast of the province of Asia, and we put out to sea. Aristarchus, a Macedonian from Thessalonica, was with us.

We. We we we. Luke, who wrote Acts, was with Paul the whole time! It's pretty crazy. First hand stuff here. But it was decided that they should go to Italy. They were handed over to Julius and got on the ship. And a few people were with them. The end. 
You thought this was going to be short, didn't you?! Surprise, surprise. It isn't going to be short. But it's not going to be long either. Just medium.

 3The next day we landed at Sidon; and Julius, in kindness to Paul, allowed him to go to his friends so they might provide for his needs. 4From there we put out to sea again and passed to the lee of Cyprus because the winds were against us. 5When we had sailed across the open sea off the coast of Cilicia and Pamphylia, we landed at Myra in Lycia. 6There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship sailing for Italy and put us on board. 7We made slow headway for many days and had difficulty arriving off Cnidus. When the wind did not allow us to hold our course, we sailed to the lee of Crete, opposite Salmone. 8We moved along the coast with difficulty and came to a place called Fair Havens, near the town of Lasea.
Man. They had some crazy sailing conditions! 
They landed at Sidon and since Julius was a kind guy, he let Paul go for a bit and let his friends take care of him for a little bit. 
Then they went back out to sea. And it was really windy. And they couldn't really go anywhere. But they kept on keeping on. 

 9Much time had been lost, and sailing had already become dangerous because by now it was after the Fast. So Paul warned them, 10"Men, I can see that our voyage is going to be disastrous and bring great loss to ship and cargo, and to our own lives also." 11But the centurion, instead of listening to what Paul said, followed the advice of the pilot and of the owner of the ship. 12Since the harbor was unsuitable to winter in, the majority decided that we should sail on, hoping to reach Phoenix and winter there. This was a harbor in Crete, facing both southwest and northwest.

They lost a lot of time because of sailing around. It got dangerous. And they didn't listen to Paul. And tomorrow... they will reap their consequences. ;)


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