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Antioch Awakening
Morning Worship
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  • Dickson
    7575 OK-199, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Sunday 11:00 AM
Antioch: Gentile city
300 miles north of Jerusalem in Syria

3rd largest city in Roman empire

Known for business, commerce, culture, sophistication and immorality

Key factors of Antioch's awakening

Nameless evangelists preaching the word

Preaching the Lord Jesus

New emphasis on the Gentiles

The hand of the Lord was with them

We can know a lot of religious stuff without Him

We cannot turn people to the Lord without His Hand

Great numbers believed and turned to Christ

First church made up of Jews and Gentiles

Word came to Jerusalem

Barnabas chosen to go to Antioch

Son of encouragement

Warm acceptance of Saul

Barnabas went and witnessed the grace of God

Not self [nameless]

Not man made rules

Not religious performance

He was glad!!!
Barnabas seeks Saul

Saul in Tarsus for 12 years

Saul returned with Barnabas and labored with him at Antioch for one year


Followers of Christ were first called Christians at Antioch

The party of Christ

Jesus-ites

Belonging to Christ

People who habitually named the name of Christ

Not Gentiles/not Jews

A new race

No matter the name, Jesus makes us worthy to be identified with Him

Is there evidence of Christ in your life?