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Something was missing

While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” They answered, “No, we have not even heard … Continue reading

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A cry for help

Some time after they had returned to Antioch, Paul said to Barnabas, “Let’s go back and visit the believers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they’re doing.” Barnabas wanted to take John, … Continue reading

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An important decision

Certain people came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the believers: “Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved.” This brought Paul and Barnabas into sharp dispute and debate with them. So … Continue reading

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Opposition arises

In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together … Continue reading

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Seeking justice

Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. And there was a … Continue reading

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One came back

Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to stumble are bound to come, but woe to anyone through whom they come. It would be better for them to be thrown into the sea with a millstone tied around their … Continue reading

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In the middle of the night

“Don’t worry about your life – what you will eat,” said Jesus to his disciples. “And don’t worry about your body – what you will wear. Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothes. Look at the ravens! They do not sow or reap, they … Continue reading

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