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He makes it clear

While Paul was waiting for Silas and Timothy to join him in Athens, he was shocked to find that the city was full of idols. So he reasoned in the synagogue with both Jews and God-fearing Greeks, as well as … Continue reading

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A crucial 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. … Continue reading

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Hope for all

From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem. From Perga they went on to Pisidian Antioch. On the Sabbath they entered the synagogue and sat down. After the reading … Continue reading

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To help their friends

Now those who had been scattered by the persecution that broke out when Stephen was killed traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, spreading the word only among Jews. Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went … Continue reading

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This needs explaining

Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, an important official in charge … Continue reading

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Great happiness

There was an increase in the persecution of the church in Jerusalem after Stephen’s death, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. Godly men buried Stephen’s body and mourned deeply for him. But Saul began to … Continue reading

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Whose authority?

One day as Jesus was teaching the people in the temple courts and proclaiming the good news, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, together with the elders, came up to him. “Tell us by what authority you … Continue reading

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