22 News of this reached the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas(A) to Antioch. 23 When he arrived and saw what the grace of God had done,(B) he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts.(C) 24 He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit(D) and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord.(E)

25 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus(F) to look for Saul, 26 and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples(G) were called Christians first(H) at Antioch.

27 During this time some prophets(I) came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.

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