Acts 14: 21 – 28 The return to Antioch in Syria

Acts 14: 21 – 28 The return to Antioch in Syria [The next day Paul and Barnabas left for Derbe} They preached the gospel in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. ‘WeContinue reading “Acts 14: 21 – 28 The return to Antioch in Syria”

Acts 14: 1 – 7 In Iconium

Acts 14: 1 – 7 In Iconium At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue. There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Greeks believed. But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the other Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers. So Paul andContinue reading “Acts 14: 1 – 7 In Iconium”

Acts 11: 19 – 30 The church in Antioch

Acts 11: 19 – 30 The church in Antioch Now those who had been scattered by the persecution that broke out when Stephen was killed travelled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, spreading the word only among Jews. Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speakContinue reading “Acts 11: 19 – 30 The church in Antioch”

Acts 11: 1 – 18 Peter explains his actions

Acts 11: 1 – 18 Peter explains his actions The apostles and the believers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticised him and said, ‘You went into the house of uncircumcised men and ate with them.’ Starting fromContinue reading “Acts 11: 1 – 18 Peter explains his actions”