Paul Stoned at Lystra
v Then Jews from Antioch and Iconium came there; and having persuaded the multitudes, w they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be x dead.
However, when the disciples gathered around him, he rose up and went into the city. And the next day he departed with Barnabas to Derbe.
And when they had preached the gospel to that city y and made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch,
strengthening the souls of the disciples, z exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying, a "We must through many tribulations enter the kingdom of God."
So when they had b appointed elders in every church, and prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
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But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy; and contradicting and blaspheming, they opposed the things spoken by Paul.
But the Jews stirred up the devout and prominent women and the chief men of the city, raised up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them from their region.
Acts 14:2 - 5
But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brethren.
1 Thessalonians 2:14
For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God which are in Judea in Christ Jesus. For you also suffered the same things from your own countrymen, just as they did from the Judeans.
And when a violent attempt was made by both the Gentiles and Jews, with their rulers, to abuse and stone them.
2 Corinthians 11:25
Three times I was beaten with rods; once I was stoned; three times I was shipwrecked; a night and a day I have been in the deep.
2 Timothy 3:11
Persecutions, afflictions, which happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra - what persecutions I endured. And out of them all the Lord delivered me.
2 Corinthians 12:1 - 4
It is doubtless not profitable for me to boast. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord:
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
When he came and had seen the grace of God, he was glad, and encouraged them all that with purpose of heart they should continue with the Lord.
And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.
But you are those who have continued with Me in My trials.
And if children, then heirs - heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together.
2 Timothy 2:12
If we endure, We shall also reign with Him. If we deny Him, He also will deny us.
2 Timothy 3:12
Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.
And Jesus said to them, "Can the friends of the bridegroom mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them, and then they will fast.
But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them, and then they will fast in those days.
"But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them; then they will fast in those days."
2 Corinthians 8:19
And not only that, but who was also chosen by the churches to travel with us with this gift, which is administered by us to the glory of the Lord Himself and to show your ready mind.
For this reason I left you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are lacking, and appoint elders in every city as I commanded you -