Paul Share His Faith with the Athenians in Acts 17?

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How did Paul share his faith with the Athenians in Acts 17?
Paul was waiting at Athens for Silas and Timothy, Paul spirit was provoked. When he saw the city of Athens were wishing Idols. Paul spoke in the Synagogue with Jews and Gentiles worshipers. He preached about the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Paul was invited to Areopague a place for discussion and debate. Paul explains his new doctrine. Paul addressed pagans who did not know the scripture. Paul did not appeal explicitly to Jewish writings, the content of his message was thoroughly biblical, it included the role of God as the creator, idols, the coming judgment and the resurrection of Christ. Paul was telling them that God does not dwell in a manmade Temple. Most of the Athenians did not believe in Paul preaching, they could not accept Paul statement about the resurrection of Jesus.
Some of the Jewish believers from Judea raised question about the Gentiles following the law of Moses about circumcision, they said this was the only way the Gentiles could be saved. So Paul and Barnabas gave in their account of things to the apostles and elders in Jerusalem. 6 The apostles and elders met to consider this question. 7 After much discussion, Peter got up and addressed them: "Brothers, you know that some time ago God made a choice among you that the Gentiles might hear from my lips the message of the gospel and believe. 8 God, who knows the heart, showed that he accepted them by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he did to us. 9 He made no distinction between us and them, for he purified their hearts by faith. 10 Now then, why do you try to test God by putting on the necks of the disciples a yoke that neither we nor our fathers have been able to bear?
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