"The Pearl of the East", an ancient and important city of Syria, standing at over 2,000 feet in a large oasis.One of the city-states of The Decapolis, and a great centre of trade.It should not to be confused with Pisidian Antioch, a Phrygian town in the Roman province of Galatia -.When he found him he brought him up to Antioch .
Accepting the NEJM cookie is necessary to use the website.Barnabas, however, took him by the hand and introduced him to the apostles, and explained to them how he had seen the Lord on his journey, and how the Lord had spoken to him.He further explained how Saul had spoken in Damascus with the utmost boldness in the name of Jesus.Settled by Gauls from central Asia in the 3rd century BC, Galatia included the Phrygian town of Pisidian Antioch; not to be confused with Syrian Antioch..... And the disciples continued to be full of joy and the Holy Spirit. Then some Jews arrived from Antioch and Iconium and after turning the minds of the people against Paul they stoned him and dragged him out of the city thinking he was dead.But while the disciples were gathered in a circle round him, Paul got up and walked back to the city.When the brothers realised this they took him down to Caesarea  centurion in what was called the Italian Regiment.He was a deeply religious man who reverenced God, as did all his household.And here at Antioch they spent a considerable time with the held in high regard by the brothers at Lystra and Iconium, and Paul wanted to take him on as his companion. As they went on their way through the cities they passed on to them for their observance the decisions which had been reached by the apostles and elders inthey tried to enter Bithynia, but again the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them.So they passed by Mysia and came down to Troas , where one night Paul had a vision of a Macedonian man standing and appealing to him in the words: "Come over to Macedonia and help us!" Samothrace , and on the following day to Neapolis .From there we went to Philippi , a Roman garrison-town and the chief city in that part of Macedonia.