Personal Reflection Of The Birth Of Christians

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The Birth Of Christians

Brianna van Hoepen
Index:
Antioch, The City…………………………………………………………...Pg.3
The Founding of the Church……………………………………………...Pg.4
Evangelizing of the Church……………………………………………….Pg.5
The Teaching of Paul and Barnabas…………………………………….Pg.6
The Church of Mercy……………………………………………………....Pg.7
Concerned With the Truth…………………………………………….…..Pg.8
The Later Church………………………………………………………..…Pg.9
My Personal Reflection…………………………………………………..Pg.10

Antioch, the City:
Antioch, was at the time of this, the Capital of Syria, it was a bustling, lively city by the Orontes river. It was a beautiful city situated at the water. And in the Roman empire only Rome and Alexandria were langer.It was a cosmopolitan and a very immoral city. The city
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They sent out people to to evangelize to those around them, spread the word and bring people to the wonderful truth of God and his love and mercy. Since they felt and experienced the glory of God’s forgiveness, they wanted to give that love and joy to the people surrounding them.

The Teachings of Paul and Barnabas
After the church in Jerusalem heard about the happenings in the church of Antioch they sent forth Barnabas. Barnabas was a man full of the Holy Ghost and full of faith. Barnabas went to Tarsus to get Paul. Paul and Barnabas came to the church in Antioch to preach to the people, and help instruct them in their way of worship. Together they stayed for a full year, and taught much. Their job was to strengthen, renew, and create, by the grace of God, new faith. The disciples in Antioch were the first to be called disciples. Their teaching was faced with trials, one by the name of Agabus, who prophesied a great famine through the
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The elders of the church, by way of Paul and Barnabas, sent the relief to them. The church of Antioch was a place of mercy also in theri desire to spread the word. Before Paul’s first missionary The church got together to fast and pray. The HOly Ghost told them “Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.” After this they fasted prayed and sent them away. Later, in chapter 14, they sailed to Antioch and gathered together in the church. With them together they told them all that had happened, how God had opened the hearts of the gentiles to the love of

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