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Paul's First Missionary Journey - Part 1

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Lesson

Acts 13 - 14

The people in the church in Antioch, Syria were led by the Spirit to send out Paul and Barnabas to preach the gospel to the gentiles. Cyprus was their first stop and then they went on to Asia Minor. The Lord empowered them to perform miracles when they faced opposition. People responded to the gospel by becoming disciples of Jesus.

Outline

I. THE COMMISSION OF PAUL AND BARNABAS 13:1-3

A. Characteristics of the Church

1. Teaching

2. Serving

3. Fasting

4. Praying

5. Fellowshipping

B. Appointment by the Holy Spirit 1-2

C. Dedication by the Church 3

II. MINISTRY ON CYPRUS 13:4-12

A. At Salamis 4-5

B. In Paphos 6-12

1. Confrontation with Elymas, 6-11

2. Invitation to the proconsul 6-7, 34.

3. Opposition by the magician, 8

4. Authentication by Paul, 9-11

5. Conversion of the proconsul, 12

III. MINISTRY IN ASIA MINOR 13:13-14:28

A. Ministry in Pisidian Antioch 13:13-52They apparently came to shore at Perga, which was 12 miles inland, but had access to the sea through a river channel.

1. Return of John Mark, 13

2. Arrival at Antioch, 14a

3. Preaching in Antioch, 14b-41

a. The coming of the Messiah, 17-25

b. The gospel of salvation, 26-31

c. The support of Scripture, 31-39, Psalm 2:7, Isaiah 55:3. Psalm 16:10

d. The application, 38-41

4. Response to the ministry, 42-52