Tradition holds that the first Gentile church was founded in Antioch, Acts 11:20–21, where it is recorded that the disciples of Jesus Christ were first called Christians (Acts 11:26). It was from Antioch that St. Paul started on his missionary journeys.
The Bible enlightens us where the word Christian came from in Acts 11:26. “And it came about that for an entire year they met with the church, and taught considerable numbers; and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.” He wants faith and love in action outside of the church.Dec 4, 2014
Antioch cost of living is 140.2
|COST OF LIVING||Antioch||California|
|Median Home Cost||$438,800||$552,800|
From Ancient Greek Ἀντιόχεια (Antiokheia), from Ἀντίοχος (Antiokhos). This was the given name of the Macedonian father of Seleucus I Nicator, the founder of the Seleucid Empire. Subsequently the name was borne by various kings of Seleucid dynasty and numerous cities in their domain are named after these personages.
Antioch, Ca is very nice in some areas and vey sketchy in others like most cities. It is fairly quiet where I live and everyone tends to their own affairs. There is a fair amount of police presence and response time is swift. There are plenty of restaurants and activities for children as well.
Antioch is in the 47th percentile for safety, meaning 53% of cities are safer and 47% of cities are more dangerous. This analysis applies to Antioch's proper boundaries only. See the table on nearby places below for nearby cities. The rate of crime in Antioch is 27.68 per 1,000 residents during a standard year.
According to the Catholic Encyclopedia the Cenacle (the site of the Last Supper) in Jerusalem was the "first Christian church." The Dura-Europos church in Syria is the oldest surviving church building in the world, while the archaeological remains of both the Aqaba Church and the Megiddo church have been considered to
Antioch is the second largest city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. Located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area along the San Joaquin–Sacramento River Delta.
|GNIS feature IDs||1657936, 2409715|
|State existed||280–64 BC|
|Successive languages||Galatian, Greek|