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Why did Paul and Barnabas go on the First Missionary Journey?. To Change People. To convert people To inform them about the true and Living God To shew them the way that leads to Everlasting salvation. Acts 14:8-18 Illustration.

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Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

Why did Paul and Barnabasgo on the First Missionary Journey?


To change people

To Change People

  • To convert people

  • To inform them about the true and Living God

  • To shew them the way that leads to

  • Everlasting salvation.


Acts 14 8 18 illustration

Acts 14:8-18 Illustration

  • 8 And there sat a certain man at Lystra, impotent in his feet,(without strength,NKJV) being a cripple from his mother's womb, who never had walked:

  • 9 The same heard Paul speak: who(Paul) stedfastly beholding him, and perceiving that he had faith to be healed,

  • 10 Said with a loud voice, Stand upright on thy feet. And he leaped and walked.


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

  • 11 And when the people saw what Paul had done,(attributed it to Paul—but it was God) they lifted up their voices, saying in the speech of Lycaonia, The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men.(wrong

  • Conclusion)

  • 12 And they called Barnabas, Jupiter(Zeus); and Paul, Mercurius(Hermes) , because he was the chief speaker.


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

  • 13 Then the priest of Jupiter(Zeus), which was before their city,(temple was just

  • Outside the city)

  • brought oxen (bulls)and garlands(wreaths) unto the gates, and would have done sacrifice with the people.

  • 14 Which when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of, they rent(tore) their clothes, and ran in among the people, crying out,


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

  • 15 And saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities (useless things)unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:

  • 16 Who in times past suffered all nations to walk in their own ways.


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

  • 17 Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.(Look to the

  • True and Living God!) Purpose of this Journey!

  • 18 And with these sayings scarce restrained they the people, that they had not done sacrifice unto them.(giving sacrifices to

  • men and not to God)


Salvation to let people know

Salvation! To let people know

  • What Saves?


Thus to convert people to

Thus,To Convert People to

  • Jesus

  • Christ


Let us notice what the bible says about salvation

Let us notice what the Bible saysabout salvation.


Divine human side

God

God’s grace

Christ

Blood of Christ

Spirit revealed word (gospel)

Faith

Repentance

Confession

Baptism

Obedience

Work

Hope

Faithfulness

Divine & Human Side


Saved by god

Saved by God

I Tim. 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope

Titus 1:3 But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour

I Tim. 2:3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour

Jude 25 To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, ,both now and ever. Amen


Saved by christ

Saved by Christ

Lk. 2:11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

Jno.4:42; And said unto the woman, Now we believe,not because of thy saying;for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

Eph.5:23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church:and he is the saviour of the body.

Phil.3:20 For our conversation is in heaven;from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ

Heb. 5:8,9


Saved by the blood of christ

Saved by the blood of Christ.

Matt.26:28 For this is my blood of the new testament,which is shed for many for the remission of sins.

I Pet. 1:18,19 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; but with the precious blood of Christ, as a lamb without blemish and without spot


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

Col. 1:13,14 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness ,and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins

I John 1:7But if we walk in the light ,as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.


Saved by grace

Saved by Grace

Eph. 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves:it is the gift of God, v9 Not of works, lest any man should boast

Titus 2:11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men

Rom.3:24 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus

Rom.6:14 For sin shall not have dominion over you :for ye are not under the law, but under grace.


Saved by faith

Saved by faith

Heb.11:6

Eph.2:8

Rom.5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 15:9 And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

Acts 26:18 “to open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light ,and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me

Gal.5:6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.

James 2:19-20 Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well:the devils also believe,and tremble. But wilt thou know, O vain man,that faith without works is dead?


Saved by hope

Saved by hope

Titus 1:2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

Rom. 8:24 For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope:for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?

Eph.2:12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

I John 3:3 And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.


Saved by love

Saved by Love

Jno.3:16;

Rom. 8:35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation,or distress,or persecution,or famine,or nakedness, or peril, or sword?...Nay

Titus 3:4 But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared

I John 5:3For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous


Saved by mercy

Saved by Mercy

Titus 3:5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration,and renewing of the Holy Ghost..

Eph. 2:4-5 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved)


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

I Pet. 1:3 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy, hath begotten us again unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead..

I Pet. 2:10 which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.


Saved by the gospel the gospel saves

Saved by the Gospel..the Gospel Saves

Rom. 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”

I Cor. 4:15For though ye have 10,000 instructors in Christ, ye have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel

2Thess.2:14 Whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ


Saved by the word of god

Saved by the Word of God

James 1:21Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

Luke 8:1And it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every city and village, preaching and shewing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God: and the 12 were with him.


Faith saves

Faith Saves

Heb.11:6

Eph.2:8

Rom.5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 15:9 And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

Acts 26:18 “to open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light ,and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me

Gal.5:6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.

James 2:19-20 Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well:the devils also believe,and tremble. But wilt thou know, O vain man,that faith without works is dead?


Repentance saves

Repentance Saves

Acts 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Lk. 13:3 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

  • Acts 17:30,31 And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent; because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.

  • Acts 3:19 Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out,when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord


Confession saves

Confession Saves

Rom. 10:9-10 that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

Matt.10:32,33 Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.

Acts 8:37 And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.”


Baptism saves

Baptism saves

Mark 16:15,16

Acts 2:38

I Pet. 3:21 the like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ;

Acts 22:16 And now why tarriest thou? Arise, and be baptized,and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.


Saved by works

Saved by works

James 2:17,24 Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead,being alone…24 Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.

Phil.2:12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling 13 for it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

John 6:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.

Rev. 2:26 to the church in Thyatira

And he that overcometh,and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:.


Saved by the blood of christ1

Saved by the blood of Christ.

Matt.26:28 For this is my blood of the new testament,which is shed for many for the remission of sins.

I Pet. 1:18,19 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; but with the precious blood of Christ, as a lamb without blemish and without spot


What does the sinner have to do

What does the sinner have to do?

  • Some say, Nothing!

  • Let us listen to God:


Peter to the people on pentecost

Peter to the People on Pentecost

  • Acts 2:40

  • Save yourselves from this untoward

  • generation.

  • They were to respond to what God says!!


Phil 2 12 the phillippians were told

Phil. 2:12 The Phillippians were told :

  • >>work out your own salvation

  • with fear and trembling>


Jesus said

Jesus said:

  • Matt. 7:21-23

  • Not every one that sayeth unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of God,

  • But He that doeth the will of my Father

  • Which is in Heaven.


All of these scriptures show that there is something that god expects out of us

All of these scriptures show that there is something that God expects out of us.


7 churches of asia

7 churches of Asia

  • Ephesus: “Rev. 2:2 I know thy works…

  • Smyrna: Rev. 2:9 I know thy works..

  • Pergamos: Rev. 2:13I know thy works..

  • Thyatira: Rev. 2:18 I know thy works..

  • Sardis: Rev.3:1 I know thy works..

  • Philadelphia “ 3:8 I know thy works..

  • Laodicea Rev.3:15 I know thy works


Judgment of god matt 25 31 46

Judgment of God: Matt. 25:31-46


God does expect us to do what we can do

God does expect us to do what we can do…

  • Hear

  • Believe

  • Repent

  • Confess

  • Be Baptized


Be faithful

Be Faithful

  • The decision of an eternity is ours…

  • God desires us all to be saved…2Pet.3:9

  • But does not promise to save anyone

  • Who does not obey His Son. (Heb. 5:8,9)


Paul told the corinthians

Paul told the Corinthians

  • I Cor. 15:58

  • Therefore my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding

  • In the work of the Lord for as much as you

  • Know that your labor is not in vain in the

  • Lord!.


The ephesians were told

The Ephesians were told:

  • Eph. 2:10 For we are his workmanship,

  • Created in Christ Jesus unto good

  • Works.


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

Col. 1:13,14 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness ,and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins

I John 1:7But if we walk in the light ,as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.


Saved by faithfulness to god

Saved by faithfulness to God

.Matt. 10:22 And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.

I Cor. 10:12 Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.

2 Pet. 1:5-10

Rev. 2:10 to Smyrna “Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

2 Pet. 1:5-10 And beside this ,giving all diligence, add to your faithvirtue; and to virtue, knowledge; and to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; and to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness chairty For if these things be in you ,and abound,they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ


Why did paul and barnabas go on the first missionary journey

But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:


Listen to what god says

Listen to What God says:

  • 2 Tim. 2:21 “if a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, and meet (suitable) for the Master’s use, and prepared unto every good work.”


Divine human side1

God

God’s grace

Christ

Blood of Christ

Spirit revealed word (gospel)

Faith

Repentance

Confession

Baptism

Obedience

Work

Hope

Faithfulness

Divine & Human Side


God did his part the divine side of salvation has been done

God did His Part… The Divine Sideof Salvation has been done.

  • What about the human side?

  • What have you done to be saved?


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