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During the night

The apostles performed many signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon’s Colonnade. No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. Nevertheless, more and more … Continue reading

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Threatened with death

I repeat: Let no one take me for a fool. But if you do, then tolerate me just as you would a fool, so that I may do a little boasting. In this self-confident boasting I am not talking as … Continue reading

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He escaped

It was winter, the time of the Festival of Dedication at Jerusalem, and Jesus was in the temple courts walking in Solomon’s Colonnade. The Jews who were there gathered around him, saying, “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are … Continue reading

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On the island of Malta

Once safely on shore, we found out that the island was called Malta. The islanders showed us unusual kindness. They built a fire and welcomed us all because it was raining and cold. Paul gathered a pile of brushwood and, as … Continue reading

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Jailbreak

While Barnabas and Saul were in Antioch, King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church in Jerusalem, intending to persecute them. He had James, the brother of John, put to death with the sword. Then, when he saw that this met … Continue reading

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Good advice

The apostles performed many signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon’s Colonnade. No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. Nevertheless, more and more … Continue reading

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A boy is born

This is how the birth of Jesus Christ occurred: his mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But before she and Joseph had come together, it was discovered that she was pregnant. Joseph, however, was a good man and didn’t want Mary to be exposed … Continue reading

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