Acts 14:1Now it happened in Iconium that they went together to the synagogue of the Jews, and so spoke that a great multitude both of the Jews and of the Greeks believed.
Acts 14:2But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brethren.
Acts 14:3Therefore they stayed there a long time, speaking boldly in the Lord, who was bearing witness to the word of His grace, granting signs and wonders to be done by their hands.
Acts 14:4But the multitude of the city was divided: part sided with the Jews, and part with the apostles.
Acts 14:5And when a violent attempt was made by both the Gentiles and Jews, with their rulers, to abuse and stone them,
Acts 14:6they became aware of it and fled to Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and to the surrounding region.
Acts 14:7And they were preaching the gospel there.
Acts 14:8And in Lystra a certain man without strength in his feet was sitting, a cripple from his mother’s womb, who had never walked.
Acts 14:9This man heard Paul speaking. Paul, observing him intently and seeing that he had faith to be healed,
Acts 14:10said with a loud voice, “Stand up straight on your feet!” And he leaped and walked.
Acts 14:19Then Jews from Antioch and Iconium came there; and having persuaded the multitudes, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be dead.
1) No Reserve
Acts 14:20However, when the disciples gathered around him, he rose up and went into the city. And the next day he departed with Barnabas to Derbe.
Acts 9:20Immediately he preached the Christ in the synagogues, that He is the Son of God.
2) No Retreat
Acts 14:21And when they had preached the gospel to that city and made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch,
Acts 14:22strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying, “We must through many tribulations enter the kingdom of God.”
2Timothy 2:3You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
Romans 1:1Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God
3) No Regret
Acts 14:23Now when they had come and gathered the church together, they reported all that God had done with them, and that He had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
Acts 14:27Now when they had come and gathered the church together, they reported all that God had done with them, and that He had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
Philippians 1:12But I want you to know, brethren, that the things which happened to me have actually turned out for the furtherance of the gospel,
2Timothy 4:6For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure is at hand.
2Timothy 4:7I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
Acts 1:1The former account I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,