The difficulty about precisely identifying the area mentioned in 1 Cor. 16:1; Gal. 1:2; 2 Tim. 4:10; and 1 Pet. 1:1, is that it may refer to the limited territory in Asia Minor dominated by the warlike Gauls, or to the Roman province of Galatia which also embraced parts of other territories to the south. The cities visited by Paul according to the Acts were in the province but not the territory—Pisidian Antioch, Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe. So these could have been the Churches to whom Paul's epistle to the Galatians [[➝ Galatians, Paul's epistle to the]] was addressed.

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