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I Get Knocked Down

June 24, 2011 Leave a comment

In verses 20-22, Paul and Barnabas “get knocked down, but they get up again; nothing gonna keep” them down!

Stoned

June 23, 2011 Leave a comment

The crowd quickly turns against Paul and Barnabas, and they attack Paul with stones.

The abuse is so severe, they leave him for dead.

In fact, this event makes it into Paul’s famous list of trials in 2 Corinthians 11.

Cut It Out!

June 22, 2011 Leave a comment

In verse 14-18, Paul and Barnabas beg the crowd to stop treating them like gods.

Mistaken Identity

June 21, 2011 Leave a comment

In verses 7-13, we see the residents of Lystra react to a miraculous healing by calling Barnabas and Paul gods.

We Disagree, So We’ll Kill You

June 20, 2011 Leave a comment

In verses 1-6, we read that the Jews who disagreed with Paul and Barnabas plotted to stone them.

Once Paul and Barnabas learned about the plot, they immediately fled to another town.

Outline of Acts 14

June 19, 2011 Leave a comment

1a) Paul and Barnabas win over the crowd in Iconium
1b) Enemies attack them
2a & b) Repeat step 1 in Lystra
3) They preach the Good News in several cities, both old and new

Outreach & Persecution

June 17, 2011 Leave a comment

We read, in verses 49-51, that Paul and Barnabas are successful in their outreach.

When some people disagree with their message, they stir up persecution to drive them out of town.

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