PART TWO

OPENING

The Nations Are Now The Lord's .............................................................................Commentary
they are His Christ's. For all the Gentiles come before Thee, and shall worship Thy Name.
Now are made manifest Thy glorious law and judgements. (Revelation 11:15b; 15:4b)

SCENE 5: Paul and Barnabas are Sent

And Paul Came To The Congregation ............................................................................Narrative
and preached freely the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Then spake the Holy Ghost: "Set ye
apart Barnabas and Paul, for the work whereunto I have called them." And when they had
fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away. (Acts 9:28; 13:2-3)

Now We Are Ambassadors .............................................................................Paul and Barnabas
in the Name of Christ, and God beseecheth you by us. (2 Corinthians 5:20a)

How Lovely Are The Messengers .............................................................................Commentary
that preach us the gospel of peace! To all the nations is gone forth the sound of their words,
throughout all the lands their glad tidings. (Romans 10:15, 18)

So They, Being Filled With The Holy Ghost ....................................................................Narrative
departing thence delayed not, and preached the word of God with joyfulness. (Acts 13:4, 5)

I Will Sing Of Thy Great Mercies ..............................................................................Commentary
O Lord, my Savior, and of Thy faithfulness evermore. (Psalm 89:1)

SCENE 6: Paul is Rejected by the Jews


But When The Jews Saw The Multitudes ........................................................................Narrative
how they assembled to hear what Paul delivered unto them, they were filled with envy, and
spake against those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming.
(Acts 13:45)

Thus Saith The Lord .................................................................................Chorus of the Multitude
"I am the Lord, and beside Me is no Savior." (Isaiah 43:11)

And They Laid Wait For Paul .........................................................................................Narrative
and consulted together that they might kill him, and spoke one to another: (Acts 9:23, 24)

Is This He? ...............................................................................................Chorus of the Multitude
who in Jerusalem destroyed all calling on that Name which here he preacheth?
May all deceivers ever be confounded! Force him away - hence, away! (Acts 9:21)

O Thou, The True And Only Light ....................................................................................Chorale
Direct the souls that walk in night; And bring them `neath Thy sheltering care, To find their
blest redemption there. Illumine those who blindly roam; And call the wand'rer kindly home:
The hearts astray that union crave, And those in doubt, confirm and save.

But Paul And Barnabas Spake Freely .............................................................................Narrative
and publicly unto the people: (Acts 13:46a)

Ye Were Chosen First ...........................................................................................................Paul
to have the Word of the Lord set before you; but, seeing that ye put it from you, and judge
yourselves unworthy of the life everlasting; behold ye, we turn, even now, unto the Gentiles;
(Acts 13:46b)

For So Hath The Lord .....................................................................................Paul and Barnabas
Himself commanded "Behold, I have made thee a light to the Gentiles, and for salvation unto
all of the earth." For those who call on the Lord, He will hear them, and they shall be saved."
(Acts 13:47; 2:21)


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