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Interrogation

As the soldiers were about to take him into the barracks, Paul asked the commander, “May I say something to you?” “Do you speak Greek?” he replied. “Aren’t you the Egyptian who started a revolt and led four thousand terrorists out into … 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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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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The right decision

The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were still speaking to the people. They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people, proclaiming in Jesus the … Continue reading

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Death in custody

Jesus went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. “Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this wisdom that has … Continue reading

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Executed in prison

When Herod the tetrarch heard the reports about Jesus he said to his attendants, “This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead! That is why miraculous powers are at work in him.” Now Herod had arrested John and bound … Continue reading

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