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In the great city

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 he … Continue reading

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Courage is needed

“Do you bring in a lamp to put it under a bowl or a bed?” asked Jesus. “Don’t you put it on its stand instead? For whatever is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant … Continue reading

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Trial and execution

The high priest asked Stephen, “Are these charges true?” To this he replied: “Brothers and fathers, listen to me! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham while he was still in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Harran. ‘Leave your … Continue reading

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Growth and development

“Do you bring in a lamp to put it under a bowl or a bed?” asked Jesus. “No, you put it on its stand. For whatever is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be brought … Continue reading

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Great encouragement

The apostles and the believers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him and said, “You went into the house of uncircumcised men and ate … Continue reading

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Caught in a storm

“Would anyone light a lamp and then put it in a basket or under a bed?” asked Jesus, “No, you put a lamp on a stand, where it lights up the house. For everything that is hidden now will be brought out into the … Continue reading

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