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You are loved

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God—the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was … Continue reading

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Jesus prayed

Jesus looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. Now this … Continue reading

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His heart was breaking

After we had torn ourselves away from our friends, we put out to sea and sailed straight to Kos. The next day we went to Rhodes and from there to Patara. We found a ship crossing over to Phoenicia, went … Continue reading

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Filled with joy

Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a female slave who had a spirit by which she predicted the future. She earned a great deal of money for her owners by fortune-telling. She followed … 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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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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Learning the truth

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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