Author: Ron Graham

Book of Acts

Acts 14:19-28
—Verse by verse

This page is a verse by verse study of Acts 14:19-28. These verses describe how Paul was stoned by opponents in Lystra..

Acts 14

Paul stoned by opponents in Lystra

Verses 19-20

¶ "A group of Jews from Antioch and Iconium came to Lystra and won over the crowds. Then they stoned Paul, and dragged him out of the city, supposing he was dead. But as the disciples stood around him, he rose up, and entered into the city. On the next day he left with Barnabas for Derbe" (Acts 14:19-20).

Verses 21-22

¶ "When Paul and Barnabas had preached the gospel to Derbe, and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch. They confirmed the souls of the disciples, urging them to continue in the faith. They taught that through much tribulation we must enter into the Kingdom of God" (Acts 14:21-22).

Verse 23

¶ "Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for the disciples in every church. With prayer and fasting Paul and Barnabas committed these congregations to the Lord, on whom they had believed" (Acts 14:23).

Verses 24-26

¶ "Paul and Barnabas next passed through Pisidia, and came to Pamphylia. When they had spoken the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia. From there they sailed to Antioch, whence they had been committed to the grace of God for the work which they had completed" (Acts 14:24-26).


Verses 27-28

¶ "When Paul and Barnabas arrived in Antioch, they gathered the church together. They reported all that God had done with them, and how he had opened a door of faith to the Gentile nations. Paul and Barnabas stayed for a long time with the disciples in Antioch" (Acts 14:27-28).

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