Preparing for the Mission Field

1 In the local church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius the Cyrenian, Manaen, a close friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

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      2 As they were ministering toa the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work that I have called them to."

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        • a 13:2 - Or were worshiping
          3 Then, after they had fasted, prayed, and laid hands on them,b they sent them off.

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            • b 13:3 - See note at Ac 6:6

              The Mission to Cyprus

              4 Being sent out by the Holy Spirit, they came down to Seleucia, and from there they sailed to Cyprus.

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