Calculating the Time and Cost of Paul’s Missionary Journeys « OpenBible.info Blog
ORBIS, a project of Stanford University, calculates how much it would have cost to travel around the Roman world in A.D. 200 by modeling ancient sea routes based on historical sources and wave height, with the journeys becoming increasingly expensive as more of each journey is by ship.
Where did Paul go on his first journey?
The Church of ANTIOCH (Antakya, Turkey) sent Saul and Barnabas out on the – FIRST MISSIONARY JOURNEY – after their return (Acts 12.25). They set sail for CYPRUS, accompanied by John Mark.
How many journey did Paul go on?
Acts, KJV Text: Paul’s Four Missionary Journeys
Who did Paul travel with on his second journey?
After spending some time there, Paul said his goodbyes to the believers and set sail for Syria with Priscilla and Aquila.
What cities did Paul visit on his second missionary journey?
Acts 15-18 chronicles Paul’s second missionary journey, during which he traveled with companions such as Silas and Timothy as well as by himself, through modern-day Turkey and Greece and sailed across the Mediterranean Sea to Jerusalem before returning to Antioch, where he began.
Who had deserted Paul on a previous missionary journey causing Paul to refuse to travel with him again?
Because the two men couldn’t agree, “Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus,” but “Paul chose Silas and departed, having been commended by the brothers to the grace of the Lord,” we know why Mark left the mission field.
What was Paul’s mission?
But Paul was Jewish, wasn’t he? Paul was Jewish. A special function on behalf of God. Paul had decided to preach to gentiles apparently out of his own revelatory experience that this was the mission that had been given to him by God when God called him to function as a prophet for this new Jesus movement.