Would that the gospel would make such an impact on society today, where Christians too serious the call to repent of sinful practices to the point where businesses were affected. Here people took seriously the call to live out their new faith.
And you see and hear that not only in Ephesus but in almost all of Asia this Paul has persuaded and turned away a great many people, saying that gods made with hands are not gods. And there is danger not only that this trade of ours may come into disrepute but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis may be counted as nothing, and that she may even be deposed from her magnificence, she whom all Asia and the world worship.” (Acts 19:26-27 ESV)
McCheyne’s Bible Reading Plan: Jg 15, Acts 19, Jer 28, Mk 14