The results

When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and honored the word of the Lord; and all who were appointed for eternal life believed. (13:48)
The Jewish leaders weren’t quite finished; they stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, who withdrew from the area, but the Word spread throughout the region
I must admit that this is a tough lesson, maybe that’s why many commentators don’t speak of it as plainly as I just did, but Paul had warned them the week before when he quoted the prophet:
“‘Look, you scoffers,
wonder and perish,
for I am going to do something in your days
that you would never believe,
even if someone told you.’” (Acts 13:41; c.f. Hab. 1:5)
For Paul and Barnabas it was on to Iconium…

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