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Acts 11:17-26

NIV 17 So if God gave them the same gift as he gave us, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I to think that I could oppose God?" NIV 17 So if God gave them the same gift as he gave us, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I to think that I could oppose God?" NIV 18 When they heard this, they had no further objections and praised God, saying, "So then, God has granted even the Gentiles repentance unto life." NIV 18 When they heard this, they had no further objections and praised God, saying, "So then, God has granted even the Gentiles repentance unto life." NIV 19 Now those who had been scattered by the persecution in connection with Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, telling the message only to Jews. NIV 19 Now those who had been scattered by the persecution in connection with Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, telling the message only to Jews. NIV 20 Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also, telling them the good news about the Lord Jesus. NIV 20 Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also, telling them the good news about the Lord Jesus. NIV 21 The Lord's hand was with them, and a great number of people believed and turned to the Lord. NIV 21 The Lord's hand was with them, and a great number of people believed and turned to the Lord. NIV 22 News of this reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. NIV 22 News of this reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. NIV 23 When he arrived and saw the evidence of the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts. NIV 23 When he arrived and saw the evidence of the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts. NIV 24 He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord. NIV 24 He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord. NIV 25 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul, NIV 25 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul, NIV 26 and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. NIV 26 and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.