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IN A TROUBLED WORLD OF PERSECUTION THERE WAS A BRIGHT SPOT. When God sent Barnabas and his friends from Jerusalem to the third largest city in the Roman Empire, He was preparing for the growth of Christianity worldwide. This novel describes theMoreIN A TROUBLED WORLD OF PERSECUTION THERE WAS A BRIGHT SPOT. When God sent Barnabas and his friends from Jerusalem to the third largest city in the Roman Empire, He was preparing for the growth of Christianity worldwide. This novel describes the development of worship in meetings, why it is necessary to be baptized, to participate in Communion, the power of prayer and other items. Barnabas handles questions about idols, dying in sin, forgiveness, and the fundamentals of discipleship. All of this, and more, are in the confines of a delightful, loveable story of people dedicated to serving the Lord God. The story is told in a wholesome, friendly, and happy atmosphere. There is a lot of teasing, lightheartedness, and a scary moment or too. It’s a good story of people being lead out of the persecution of Jerusalem to the free, wealthy style of Antioch.This is the time when the church of Jesus Christ was one and the group meeting in Antioch shared life saving items with persecuted Jerusalem. The two cities are contrasted beautifully. Giants of Antioch is a very inspiring story about the giants of faith who teach many lessons for today’s reader.Here is the story of developing teaching materials for future generations (including ours) so that you can be confident that the story of Jesus we receive today is the account shared by the original apostles, 2000 years ago. No wonder that this stand alone group in Antioch was a launching place to build (under God’s direction) the largest group of disciples in the world today.The gospel seed planted in Antioch spread throughout the Roman Empire and fell on God’s fertile soil. Today more than two billion people around the world follow the principles set down by the giants of faith in Antioch two centuries ago. Read Giants of Antioch. It’s a five-star story of snappy conversation, great character development, and endearing love for each other and their work. It will make you happy.Read Giants of Antioch for the humor and kindness. Read it for the wisdom. Read it for the inspiration. Read it now.