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THE THREE MISSION JOURNEYS

The First Mission Journey is recorded in Acts 13:3 - 14:26. It began and ended in Antioch is Syria, and included Cyprus, Antioch in Pisidia and the three Lycaonian towns of Iconium, Lystra and Derbe, with the return route retracing their steps to the same places.

The Second Mission Journey, in Acts 15:36 - 21:17, took place after the big consultation with the apostles and elders in Jerusalem. It too began and ended in Antioch. New territory including Phrygia and Galatia; in Macedonia. the towns of Philippi, Thessalonika and Beroea; in Achaia (or Greece), the cities of Athens and Corinth; in the province of Asia, the city of Ephesus. They returned via Caesarea in Palestine, and probably Jerusalem.

The Third Mission Journey, in Acts 18:23 - 21:17, included Galatia and Phrygia; Ephesus, where Paul spent more than two years (19:10); Macedonia; Greece, where he spent three months (20:3); Philippi; Troas; Miletus; and a return to Caesarea and Jerusalem.


THE JOURNEY TO ROME

Acts 27 - 28 records a Fourth Journey by Paul from Caesarea to Rome, under arrest, after his appeal for his case to be heard in Caesar's court, which stops on the islands of Crete, Malta and Sicily.

 


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