Important Events in
Early New Testament Church

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Antioch in Syria
Paul and Barnabas help teach newly converted believers; Place where disciples are first called Christians; Paul begins his very first missionary journey from Antioch
 
Malta
Paul is shipwrecked in the Mediterranean but makes it to the Island and survives a snake bite
 
Arabia
Paul is taught personally by Jesus Christ for three years
 Miletus
Paul gives tearful message and warning to Ephesian elders
 
Athens
Apostle Paul is brought by the people to Mars Hill (Areopagus) to explain the gospel
 Paphas (on Cyprus)
False prophet is blinded by Paul, governor of island believes the gospel
 
Caesarea
Cornelius is the first Gentile to become a Christian; Agabus predicts apostle Paul's arrest; Paul has trial before Roman Governors Felix and Festus, and King Agrippa
 Patmos
John, while imprisoned on the island by the Romans, writes the book of Revelation
 
Damascus
Paul is converted and healed of his blindness
 Perga
Mark abruptly leaves Paul and Barnabas during first missionary journey
 
Ephesus
A Silversmith in the city organizes a meeting of fellow tradesmen concerning Paul's message negatively affecting their businesses; Ephesus is one of Revelation's seven churches
 Philippi
During first missionary journey, after Paul casts out demon from female slave her owners have him beaten and imprisoned
 
Gaza
Philip preaches the gospel to, and baptizes, an Ethiopian eunuch
 Rome
Paul is under house arrest awaiting his trial before Caesar
 
Jerusalem
Early church begins on the day of Pentecost in 30 A.D.; A riot occurs in Jerusalem's temple and Paul is arrested
 Salamis (on Cyprus)
Paul, Barnabas and Mark sail to city on first evangelistic mission and preach the gospel
 
Joppa
Peter raises Dorcas from the dead, has vision of a great sheet filled with unclean animals
 Samaria
Miracles and conversions through Philip; Paul stays at Philip the Evangelist's house on his way to Jerusalem
 
Lydda
Peter heals a man who has been paralyzed for eight years
 Troas
Paul sees vision of a man from Macedonia begging for help; On third missionary journey he resurrects man who had fallen from a window
 
Lystra
Paul heals a crippled man but is soon stoned to death, dragged out of the city, and miraculously brought back to life
  
 
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