Roads and journeys are important throughout Luke and the Acts of the Apostles. In Damascus, however, the governor under King Aretas, the Nabataean ruler, may not have honored any writ coming from Jerusalem, because he was presently at war with Herod Antipas, the ruler of Galilee. Accompanied by a few others he travels to the city of Damascus. When Tabitha, or Dorcas in Greek (“gazelle”), is raised from the dead one is reminded of Jesus’ raising of Jairus’s daughter (Luke 8:49-56). province of Cilicia, Tarsus was a major Roman Acts portrayal of Agrippa is negative, influenced by the memory of his action against the Way. Acts 21:16-25 - Some of the disciples from Caesarea accompanied us and they brought us to the house (in Jerusalem) of Mnason, a native of Cyprus and one of the earliest disciples, with whom we were going to stay. Here he resides with Simon the tanner, an occupation despised by many pious Jews. – Vlad Breana, A 10-a Conferință a Bisericilor Penticostale din Canada, sesiunea III, IV, Premierul Israelului, Benjamin Netanyahu, vine în România, Situația actuală din SIRIA – mai 2018 – E important pentru oamenii din toată lumea să continue să se roage pentru ceea ce se întâmplă în Siria, Te ține Facebook-ul de la rugăciune? Copyright 2001 (c) by Neil S. Wilson & Linda K. There, he was tried and executed after several years. Later, Paul relates that he  met Peter (Cephas) and James the Lord’s brother ( Galatians 1:18-20) and the Cypriot Joseph Barnabas emerges out of the shadows to show his worth as a true “son of encouragement” (see Acts 43:6). Antioch in Syria in 43AD Acts 9:3. and educated in Rome, where he became friends with the future emperors Gaius and Claudius. He was accepted by them and preached, but it became dangerous there also when the Jews from Greece tried to kill him. Now that Peter is on the Holy Land’s geographic fringes, the stage is set for the next major transition in the spread of the gospel. Peter’s second healing, at Joppa, certainly involves a disciple. The Letter to the Jewish believers in Antioch, The General Letters: James, Jude, Peter & John, The Letter of James to the Jewish believers, The Letter of Jude to the Jewish believers, The 1st Letter of Peter to the Jewish believers, The 2nd Letter of Peter to the Jewish believers, 19. The Israelites journey from Egypt to Mt Sinai, 26. Death of Caligula; accession of CLAUDIUS. in Paul In this he resembles the centurion who built the synagogue in Capernaum (Luke 7:1-10). Psalmii 85:7, Click ‘LIKE’ ca să ne urmăriţi postările pe Facebook. The Journeys of Isaac, Jacob & Joseph, Jacob cheats Esau and flees to Mesopotamia, 25. (from The Tyndale Handbook of Bible Charts & Maps. A - ANTIOCH of Pisidia First Journey C - CORINTH area Second Journey E - EPHESUS area Third Journey R - ROME Fourth Journey Paul’s Early Travels Acts 9-12 To Damascus to persecute Christians (Conversion) Acts 9 Stays in DamascusActs 9 Arabia Gal. Cornelius, a Roman centurion of the Italian cohort stationed at Caesarea, will receive the Holy Spirit and be baptized. 26:32 Then said Agrippa unto Festus, This man might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed unto Caesar. So Saul takes a long walk. Lydda, the ancient Lod, was a large town or city located on the road linking Jerusalem  with Joppa about 10 miles (16 km) inland from Joppa. Jan 24, 2016 - Articole din map of Paul’s journey from Jerusalem to Damascus scrise de rodi From the reading of the text in Acts 9:26-28 one would get the impression that Saul went directly from his escape at Damascus to Jerusalem. Correspondingly, where did Paul's missionary journeys begin? 1st Missionary Journey A. PAUL PREACHES IN DAMASCUS (SYRIA) 1. Part of Peter’s motive in traveling seems to have been to encourage the disciples living on the edge of Judea. Although Christians have come to speak of Paul’s conversion, the story told by Acts, and the allusion to it in Paul’s letters, suggest another possibility. Paul's Journey to Ephesus, Philippi & Corinth, The Ephesians are filled with the Holy Spirit, Paul meets violent opposition in Jerusalem, 13. When Paul finally arrives in Damascus, a Christian Jew, Ananias, seeks him out. Saul's Early Life; Saul persecutes the believers; The beginning of Saul's ministry; Saul & Barnabas in Antioch & Jerusalem. Now it is associated with King Herod (Acts 12:1-5), who executes James, son of Zebedee, and also takes action against Peter. He inherited his uncle Philip’s tetrarchy in A.D. 38, adding Antipas’s Galilee and Perea two years later. His call near Damascus is understood to include a direct charge to preach God’s Son among the Gentiles (Galatians 1:16). Three hours by car. Invasion of Britain by Aulus Plautius. The Caesarea in question is the Caesarea Maritima (distinguishing it from other cities named after the emperor such as Caesarea Philippi). where he teaches for a year, Click here to start following Now, Damascus is almost 140 miles distant from Jerusalem. Peter continues Christ’s healing ministry here in two further healings (Acts 9:32-43). The tragic demise of a figure of royal power (Acts 12:20-23) contrasts powerfully with the escape from prison of the fisherman he sought to destroy and the inexorable progress of the message he wished to quash. The Book of Acts says that Paul was on his way from Jerusalem to Syrian Damascus with a mandate issued by the High Priest to seek out and arrest followers of Jesus, with the intention of returning them to Jerusalem as prisoners for questioning and possible execution. Soon Paul and Barnabas will sail across that sea to bring the good news to Cyprus and Asia Minor. (via) Paul’s call to the ministry of the Way is intertwined with Peters efforts to reach out to the Gentiles in the formative years of the Church. While they were there, some men had come from Judea – probably directly from the church in Jerusalem – and were preaching that the churches must continue to follow the law of Moses to be saved. English Standard Version School of Philosophy, Saul persecutes the Christians Later, at Antioch, Paul will challenge Peter over his decision to no longer eat with Gentiles, again treating them as unclean (Galatians 2:11-14). Cornelius’ visitation from an angel is followed by a trance-induced vision, in which Peter sees a sheet containing all varieties of creatures. Through this vision, Peter comes to see that God is now over/riding the traditional clean/unclean distinction. (4 ore 27 minute), Israel și Biserica la finalul istoriei – part. Instead, I went away into Arabia, and later I returned to the city of Damascus. Acts has a most dramatic account of his untimely death, in which the crowds acclaim him as a god, and he develops a fatal illness. The vision of Jesus that changed Paul from a Pharisaic Jew to a Christian Jew happened, says Luke's Acts of the Apostles, on the road to Damascus. (Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois). Interviu cu Andrew Craig Brunson: …mă plimbam prin cameră ore în șir, doar rugându-mă, strigând către Dumnezeu….. La un moment dat, am fost nevoit să nu mă mai concentrez asupra speranței, ci asupra supunerii. The story of the healing of Aeneas in Lydda echoes Jesus’ healing of a paralytic at Luke 5:18-26. Having prepared the ground for Paul’s future work, Luke now returns to the leader of the Jerusalem apostles, Simon Peter. Paul (Saul) is born in c.5AD Directed by Mario Azzopardi. The Romano-Jewish world of the New Testament, 22. The Bible is an historical document, and part of assessing the value of any historical narrative is the study of Chronology. The Philosopher, the Lover & the Mourner, Introduction to the Old Testament Prophets, Amos denounces social injustice in Israel, Hosea laments the unfaithfulness of Israel, Micah decries social injustice in Israel and Judah, 39. Journey to Rome (Acts 27:1 to 28:16). After going away to Arabia, Paul returned again to Damascus. ( See a short video of this ancient city that still exists today here.) 2, Transmisiune In Direct/Live A 10-a Conferință a Bisericilor Penticostale din Canada, sesiunea II, Reacția unui ministru israelian în scandalul mutării ambasadei României la Ierusalim, Transmisiune In Direct/Live A 10-a Conferință a Bisericilor Penticostale din Canada, sesiunea 1. Somewhat reluctantly, but in accordance with the divine will, Peter opens a door for the Gentiles; Paul and Barnabas will use this opportunity to great effect, and on a far wider canvas. The Jewish World of the Old Testament, Sources of the History of Israel and Judah. Hence, on returning to Jerusalem later (See Acts 11:1-18), he is prepared to justify the action taken at Caesarea. Interviu cu Ron Dermer, ambasadorul Israelului în SUA, Aurel Gheorghe – Israel și Biserica la finalul istoriei – p. 1. Although Acts views the Jews of Damascus as the rime movers against him, Paul sees the real threat as “the governor under King Aretas” (2 Corinthians 11:32). By the Rev. I did not go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before I was, but I went into Arabia. Paul's Journey to Cyprus, Pamphylia & Galatia, Paul & Barnabas return to Antioch in Syria, Paul & Barnabas attend the Council of Jerusalem, Paul & Barnabas take the decision to Antioch, 10. Below is an excerpt (from pp 462-465) of the narrative mostly from Acts of Paul’s ministry before he made his first missionary journey (which will follow in a future post). Also, some areas of doctrine are based on chronological assertions, as we shall see in the case of Gal. Paul's Arrest in Jerusalem & Journey to Rome. 25:12 Then Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered, Hast thou appealed unto Caesar? The World of the New Testament Journeys, English Translations of the New Testament, Jesus teaches how to receive the Holy Spirit, Jesus is changed on the slopes of Mount Hermon, Jesus heralds the end of the sacrificial system, The believers are filled with the Holy Spirit, Stephen is killed & the believers are scattered, 9. The power of the Holy Spirit - for everyone? in Tarsus in the Roman Given the significance of journeying, it is not surprising that the earliest followers of Jesus were known as people who belonged to the Way (Acts 9:2). In Cornelius’s house, Peter’s preaching prompts divine activity, as the Holy Spirit descends even upon the “unclean” Gentiles. The „place of hearing”, where this all happened,  is located near Herod’ palace. I appeal unto Caesar. Barnabas, good Barnabas, stood up for him and told the Christians that Paul really was changed. And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven: as. “Arabia” refers to the area to the south, the kingdom of Nabataea. Under cover of night he is forced down from the city’s wall in a basket (Acts 9:25), and makes his way back to Jerusalem. Paul's Letters to Galatia & Thessalonica, The risen Lord Jesus appears to his followers, Christ's Victory Parade & the New Covenant, 15. It is on  the road from Jerusalem to Emmaus that Cleopas and his companion encounter the risen Lord (Luke 24:13-35). No journey was ever taken, on which so much interest is concentrated, as this of Apostle Paul from Jerusalem to Damascus. Herod Agrippa I was the grandson of Herod the Great, born in 10 B.C. The king in question is Aretas IV, king of the Nabataeas from 9 B.C. Etichete:Acts of the Apostles, Ananias restores Paul's vision, Apostles, Bab Kisan gate, Caesarea Maritima, Conversion of Paul, conversion of Saul of Tarsus, Damascus, Gentile, Jerusalem, Jesus, Joppa, King Herod, Lydda, map of Paul's journey from Jerusalem to Damascus, Paul goes to Arabia, Paul the Apostle, Peter, Road to Damascus. The road from Jerusalem to Damascus owes its fame to an event occurring along it about the year A.D. 34. As he is to learn, this applies not simply to animals and food, but to the distinction between Jews and Gentiles. It is difficult to guess what was the appearance of Saul's company on that memorable occasion. Cel puţin şapte credincioşi creştini copţi au fost ucişi vineri în Egipt, Brazilia îşi va muta ambasada din Israel de la Tel Aviv, la Ierusalim. As he drew near to Damascus, the dramatic event occurred. Its name probably reflects a local joke, for it was not straight but slightly crooked. PAUL'S ARRIVAL AND CHRISTIAN WELCOME IN JERUSALEM . Acts 8:40 hints that both Lydda and Joppa were evangelized by Philip on his way from Azots to Caesarea. Cornelius is described as “a devout man who feared God with all his household” (Acts 10:2). Paul later describes him as “a devout man according to the law and well spoken of by all the Jews living” in Damascus (Acts 22:12). His conversion to Christianity and baptism as Paul changed the history of the world. (Galatians 1:17) There is no basis for using this to claim a contradiction with Acts. New Living Translation Nor did I go up to Jerusalem to consult with those who were apostles before I was. nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me, but I went away into Arabia, and returned again to Damascus. Ezekiel warns of the conquest of Jerusalem, Ezekiel's vision of idolatry in the Temple, Ezekiel speaks through prophesies and parables, Further prophecies & the fall of Jerusalem, Hope for the future - New life for Israel, 45. 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Saul is taken to Jerusalem as a boy and is taught by Gamaliel - a Pharisee: Saul persecutes the Christians in Jerusalem & supervises the stoning of Stephen. Ministrul Meleşcanu: În maximul o lună vom avea concluziile privind oportunitatea mutării ambasadei din Israel, Aurel Gheorghe – Semnele vremurilor – mai 2018, actualizare, Este si pentru noi, azi, botezul cu Duhul Sfant? Faced with heaven’s approval of pious Cornelius and his family, Peter cannot refuse them baptism. It is the site of one of the most important cities in the Roman World, the Roman capital of the province of Judea at the time of Jesus, and a Crusader fortress along the road from Acre to Jerusalem. With Emmanuelle Vaugier, John Rhys-Davies, Kris Holden-Ried, Kyle Schmid. We neither know how he traveled, nor who his associates were, nor where he rested on his way, nor what road he followed from the Judean to the Syrian capital of Damascus. 2nd missionary journey (Acts 15:36 to 18:22). He ruled as King of Judea between 41 and 44 A.D. Paul most likely followed the major thoroughfare through the Jordan valley, before turning to the northeast from Galilee toward Damascus, the snow capped Mt. Jonah goes to Nineveh & Nahum condemns it, Jonah is thrown overboard to appease the gods, 42. Damascus references a. Its capital was the famous rock city of Petra. On the road to Damascus Jesus appears in a vision to Saul who is blinded, and directs him to continue his journey to Damascus where he is healed and baptised. In this period Paul was known as Saul. How to get right with God: By water or the Spirit? First, he met a Fellow-Christian and future companion, Barnabas. Malachi & Joel await the Day of the LORD, 48. Acts gives us the most famous account of Paul’s “Damascus Road experience.”    The great persecutor, “still breathing threats and  murder against the disciples of the Lord” (Acts 9:1), is on his way to the city, claiming the high priest’s authority to arrest any disciples of Jesus he should find there. Archaeological evidence attests a “Second Italian Cohort” in the area later in the century, though none has been found for Cornelius’s time. Ananias restores Paul’s sight, and brings him by baptism into the messianic community. Aeneas’s healing leads to conversions among the (Jewish) population of  Lydda and “the Sharon,” the coastal plain located between the sea and the central hill country. Yet as important as continuing Jesus’ healing of those “on the margins” is the fact that Peter is also moving to the geographic margins. Viorel Iuga – Să trăim precum Mântuitorul şi, la finalul vieţii, vom fi înălţaţi acolo unde ne aşteaptă El. Ruins have survived of a fine artificial harbor, a Roman theater and an aqueduct. in Jerusalem & supervises Damascus is located in an oasis in southern Syria, approximately 135 miles (217 km) northeast of Jerusalem. But life-changing experiences also happen on roads out of Jerusalem. Paul declines to spell out his reason for heading to Arabia/Nabataea and he seems to have made enemies there. Paul's Journey to Cyprus, Pamphylia & Galatia . Few Bible stories are as thrilling as Paul's road to Damascus conversion. Transmisiune in Direct/Live – LIVE – Nicky Cruz, Gary Wilkerson Seara de Evanghelizare la Arenele romane Bucuresti. Paul himself speaks of this period in Acts 22 and 26, as well as Galatians 1:13-17. Bab Kisan Gate where Paul escapes persecution. The road from Jerusalem to Damascus owes its fame to an event occurring along it about the year A.D. 34. His third missionary journey lasted from 53 to 57 A.D. and is found in Acts chapters 18:23-21:14. In Acts 9, Luke records the period between Paul’s conversion and his first missionary journey. Luke frequently speaks of Roman officials who are favorable toward the Christian  message. First Century Israel Map - Large Map of Israel in the First Century - Click around on the Cities. Beyond them is the great sea, the Mediterranean. It is not surprising that the Church there suspected a plot to infiltrate their ranks. Lazar Gog – Cum pacatuim impotriva Duhului, Conferința „Rugăciune pentru Israel” 2018 (Ediția XI), Transmisiune în direct/LIVE – Nicky Cruz și Gary Wilkerson – București – 17 mai 2018, Ziua Mondială de Evanghelizare – „Global Outreach Day” – 26 mai 2018, PROTEST Iulie 7 pentru Mihai si Maria la Madrid, Cluj, Bucuresti, Iasi, Bacau, Piatra Neamt, A 27-a Conferință a Bisericilor Penticostale Române din Austria – la St. Pölten, 26-27 mai 2018 – Invitați: Gabi Zăgrean și Virgil Neagu, Gabi Izsak – Inaltarea la cer a Domnului Isus. In Acts 15, after Paul and Barnabas had returned from their first journey, they stayed in Antioch for some time, sharing what God had done during their missionary journey. The one exception to the right-angled layout was the colonnaded “Street called Straight,” which crossed the city from east to west. He believes, like Jeremiah and Isaiah before him, that he has been prepared for this new role since before his birth (Galatiians 1:15); see also Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5). 25:14 And when they had been there many days, Festus declared Paul’s cause unto the king, saying, There is a certain man left in bonds by Felix: 25:15 About whom, when I was at Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews informed me, desiring to have judgment against him. He decided to make a trip to Damascus, and before he left, he went to the High Priest in Jerusalem and got a letter of authority which would allow him to arrest any members of the Way that he found once he arrived in Damascus. Paul's Letters to Ephesus, Colossae & Philippi, 17. Saul receives written permission from the High Priest to search in Damascus' synagogues for those who believe Jesus is the Messiah. On our arrival at Jerusalem the brothers gave us a very warm welcome. 1:17). A new nation? Starting from Jerusalem, the fourth journey ends in Rome. Paul's Journey to Damascus. He returned to Damascus the same year (Gal. Damascus is about 140 miles northeast of Jerusalem; it must have been a long journey on the dusty roads of the first century. The locations of the two miraculous events,  Lydda and Joppa, are away from Jerusalem on a coastal plain. From the Kingdom of Israel to the Exile, 5. Jeremiah warns of the destruction of Jerusalem, Jeremiah says idolatry will bring Judah's fall, Jeremiah prophesies the destruction of Jerusalem, Miscellaneous flashbacks to earlier times, Gedeliah is murdered & Jeremiah goes to Egypt, 43. On the road connecting Jerusalem with Gaza, Philip encounters the Ethiopian eunuch (Acts 8:26-40). Some time after returning to Damascus, he is forced to flee for his life. I did not stop to discuss this with any human being, nor did I go up to Jerusalem to see those who were already apostles before me, but I went off to Arabia at once and later went straight back from there to Damascus. The stories of Barnabas and Saul will be inextricably linked in the chapters to follow. Indeed, Luke has him seal this by accepting their hospitality for several days. In that it was so life changing, shaking the very foundations of his Pharisaic worldview, it is appropriately called a conversion. Of course, Paul did not have these modern conveyances. The first step toward the Gentiles will be to one who is already on the fringes of the synagogue. He is another of the unsung heroes of the early Church, who disappears from Luke’s story as quickly as he entered it. Marea Britanie: Număr record de copii, inclusiv cu vârste de până la patru ani, care caută ajutor pentru „probleme de gen”, Perspectivele apocaliptice ale liderilor iranieni și implicațiile lor pentru lume, ISRAEL – Statul evreu la 70 de ani de existenta, Originile problemelor din Orientul Mijlociu, Situația actuală a IRANULUI, acordul nuclear si relatia cu Israelul – mai 2018, Confruntări între Israel și Iran pe Înălțimile Golanului. A After Paul’s Conversion. On the other hand, Herod Antipas was not ruler of Judea; the high priest was ruler there, under Rome, so cooperation wouldn’t be out of the question. Picture Study Bible - StudyBible with Pictures and Maps. Zephaniah & Habakkuk foretell Judah's fall, Zephaniah warns of the punishment of Judah, Habakkuk asks why the cruel Babylonians succeed, 44. Hermon to the north. 2. This website uses cookies to monitor usage (see Privacy Statement in drop-down box under 'Contact Us'). Some have argued that Saul must have been riding a horse, reasoning that since the road from Jerusalem to Damascus covered over 135 miles (220 kilometers), he would have wanted to ride a horse to get to Damascus faster. 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Formerly Strato’s tower, it had magnificently been rebuilt by Herod the Great. Although Aeneas is not a Jewish  name, he fact that Peter’s dealings with him are uncontroversial (unlike those with Cornelius) suggests he is a Jew, probably a Christian Jew. 3rd missionary journey (Acts 18:23 to 21:17). 1:18). Haggai & Zechariah encourage re-building, Haggai urges the exiles to re-build the Temple, Prophesies about the coming of the Messiah, 47. Dr. PHILIP SCHAFF and Miss M. E. ROGERS Gardens and Rivers of Damascus. Acts does not state how the Christian  message reached Damascus, though that might be due to missionaries scattered following Stephen’s martyrdom (Acts 8:1). The Journey continues from Sinai to Moab, The Israelites defeat King Sihon and King Og, The Israelites defeat the kings of Midian, Canaan is divided among the twelve tribes, 28. De ce este Ierusalimul capitala indivizibilă a Israelului? DAMASCUS. It seems that the visit to Jerusalem which Paul references in Galatians is the one mentioned in Acts 9:26, although the text of Acts omits any allusion to the intervening period which Paul specifies in Galatians. Acts 9:20-25 – “Immediately he preached the Christ in the synagogues, that He is the Son of God. Judea and Samaria given to Herod Agrippa I. It is a long journey northward from Jerusalem to Damascus, and it will take him a week or longer to get there. to 40 A.D. Damascus remained firmly under Roman control  until Tiberius’s death in March 37 A.D. Paul’s reference suggests the city then came under Nabataean control, thus giving an approximate date for his escape. Illustrated Bible History - Illustrations, photos, and images of the ancient world of the Bible. Caesarea Maritima („by the Sea”) is located on the shore in the center of Israel,  in the middle between Haifa and Tel-Aviv. Paul (Saul) is born in c.5AD in Tarsus in the Roman province of Cilicia. 70 de ani de la infiintarea statului Israel. Matt Chandler in Romania – O zi pentru o Europa Crestina, Gary Wilkerson si Nicky Cruz in Romania la Arenele Romane, 17 si 18 mai 2018. We do know from Galatians, however, that after his call he spent some time in Arabia before returning to Damascus (Galatians 1:17). Paul spends three years in Arabia/Damascus before going up to Jerusalem. Rome gave the Sanhedrin authority to control Jewish affairs, which included dealing with this “new faith.” Although Paul is remembered as the great apostle to the Gentiles, Acts shows how his work is already anticipated in Peter’s ministry. 1st missionary journey (Acts 13:4 to 15:35). Israel becomes a kingdom under Saul and David, Jonathan demolishes the Philistine pillar at Geba, Saul is killed by the Philistines at Mt Gilboa, The Ark of the Covenant is brought to Jerusalem, David's victories over Israel's neighbours, Absalom's flight & his rebellion against David, 31. By submitting himself completely to Jesus, Paul was able to spread the gospel throughout the known world. When events in the Bible line up with known dates confirmed outside the Bible, is suggests a high level of reliability in the biblical text. Was Jesus an outspoken rabbi or was he God? So Saul returns to Jerusalem a changed man. Today we can travel that distance in about 30 minutes by air. Here Paul will reside with a fellow Jew named Judas. Eventually, ending up in Syrian Antioch, he partnered … Later I returned to Damascus. 1. 1:21 In Antioch for a year Acts 11:26 To Judea/Jerusalem … Back in Jerusalem, hostility directed toward the Church continues. For this he incurred the hatred of the Jews and had to flee from the city. 25:23 And on the morrow, when Agrippa was come, and Bernice, with great pomp, and was entered into the place of hearing, with the chief captains, and principal men of the city, at Festus’ commandment Paul was brought forth. 1:17 Leaves Damascus Acts 9:25 Jerusalem Acts 9:26 Caesarea and Tarsus Acts 9:30, Gal. 8. John's Letters to the believers in Asia Minor, 20. The World of the Old Testament Journeys, 23.The Journeys of Adam, Enoch, Noah & Abraham, Cain is sent on a journey to the east of Eden, 24. Having returned to Damascus, he stayed there for a time, preaching in the synagogues that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. city renowned for it's 25:13 And after certain days king Agrippa and Bernice came unto Caesarea to salute Festus. 25:11 For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. Tarsus was a major Roman city renowned for it's School of Philosophy . John's Revelation to the 7 Churches of Asia, John's Letter to the 7 Churches of Asia Minor, The messages to the believers on the coastal plain, The messages to the believers living inland, 21. Primirea reprezentanților Cultelor Evanghelice din România și a rectorilor Institutelor Teologice Evanghelice, Billy Graham at the National Cathedral September 14, 2001 Foto BGEA, Within Sight of the City to Which They Went The Pilgrim’s Progress c1907 (Photo credit: Wikipedia), http://www.clocklink.com/clocks/world001-blue.swf, map of Paul's journey from Jerusalem to Damascus, Arată-ne, Doamne, bunătatea Ta şi dă-ne mântuirea Ta! Fleeing an assassination plot in that city, he headed to Jerusalem, where two events of great importance for his future life occurred. Apart from describing his synagogue preaching in Damascus, Acts is silent about what happened next. This included two periods of imprisonment of two years (Acts 24:27 and 28:30), several of Paul's long speeches of defence which shed light on his autobiography, an excellent detailed description of contemporary seafaring and diligent letter-writing. Paul's journey took him from Jerusalem to Caesarea and to Rome. Philippians3:10, by rodi Or eternal life in God's kingdom? Paul's Journey to Damascus. But Acts 9:4 simply state that Saul "fell to the ground," not that he fell off a … As a Roman citizen he requested to be heard by the Emperor , and so he sailed to Rome from Caesarea harbor. How to get right with God: Sacrifice or Faith? Another assassination plot sent him fleeing to Caesarea, then back to Tarsus. No doubt they discussed the great issue of the day—how the Christians were to relate to non-Jews, as well as the Temple, the law, the sacrifices, and the feasts. The Golden Age of Israel under King Solomon, Solomon builds a palace and furnishes the Temple, The Ark of the Covenant is installed in the Temple, Solomon builds a network of chariot cities, 32. Flee from the city of Damascus was so life changing, shaking the very foundations his. Inherited his uncle Philip ’ s first missionary journey A. Paul PREACHES in Damascus, he came near Damascus about. 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