The Workers at Antioch

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Very fair and very beautiful is the history of the time of awakening and refreshing that took place at Antioch. The agents in the work were not the apostles, but young converts who had come from the scene of the first outpouring of the Spirit—undaunted by the martyrdom of Stephen. What a glorious vigor is there about the faith of young converts!—they went everywhere preaching the Lord Jesus. The secret of their power over their fellow men was that God had recently given them to know the saving energy of His truth in their own souls. So full a Christ did they get to know, and to speak of, and so wonderfully did the Gentiles receive Christ—a Christ so vivid and so defined—that they, along with the disciples, were called "CHRISTIANS" first at Antioch!