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Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and
Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and
had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
2. As they
ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate
Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
3. And when
they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent
1. Sail to Cyprus - Preach the Gospel
So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia;
thence they sailed to Cyprus.
5. And when
they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the
of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister.
* Paulís companions ( above
scriptures) Barnabus and John
2. An Encounter With a False Prophet
And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a
sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:
was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who
Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God.
Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them,
turn away the deputy from the faith.
Saul, (who also is called Paul,) filled with the Holy Ghost, set his eyes
said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil,
enemy of all
righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the
now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thee, and thou shalt be blind,
the sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a
and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.
the deputy, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the
3. John quits and returns home
Now when Paul and his company loosed from Paphos, they came to
Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to Jerusalem.
Paul preaches at Antioch in Pisidia
But when they departed from Perga, they came to Antioch in Pisidia,
into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and sat down.
Paul stood up, and beckoning with his hand said, Men of Israel, and ye
God, give audience. (see verses 17-52 )
Gentiles believe and are glad
The Jews bring about persecution against Paul and Barnabus and have them
expelled. They shake off the dust of their feet as a
testimony against them.
5. Events at Iconium
And it came to pass in Iconium, that they went both together into the
the Jews, and so spake, that a great multitude both of the Jews and
also of the
2. But the
unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles, and made their minds evil
against the brethren.
time therefore abode they speaking boldly in the Lord, which gave
unto the word of his grace, and granted signs and wonders to be done by
4. But the
multitude of the city was divided: and part held with the Jews, and part
5. And when
there was an assault made both of the Gentiles, and also of the Jews
rulers, to use them despitefully, and to stone them,
6. On to Lystra
They were ware of it, and fled unto Lystra and Derbe, cities of
and unto the region that lieth round about:
there they preached the gospel.
of Vs. 8-19 (at Lystra)
Crippled man is healed
Paul has to convince the people that he and Barnabas were not gods
Paul is stoned
7. On to Derbe
Howbeit, as the disciples stood round about him, he rose up, and came
city: and the next day he departed with Barnabas to Derbe.
14:21-28 And when they had preached the gospel to that city, and had
returned again to Lystra, and to Iconium, and Antioch,
Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in
that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.
when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with
they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.
after they had passed throughout Pisidia, they came to Pamphylia.
when they had preached the word in Perga, they went down into Attalia:
thence sailed to Antioch, from whence they had been recommended to the
grace of God
for the work which they fulfilled.
when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they
all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith
there they abode long time with the disciples.
Confirmed the disciples, that they had led to the Lord
Ordained Elders in the churches that had been established
Preached at Perga
Sailed back to Antioch, from where their journey began
Assembled with the church there and gave testimony concerning all that God
this first missionary journey.