Acts

Acts 28

Acts 28

[Acts 28: 1-9, 14, 15, 23, 30, 31] 1 Once safely on shore, we found out that the island was called Malta. 2 The islanders showed us unusual kindness. They built a fire and welcomed us all because it was raining and cold. 3 Paul gathered a pile of brushwood and, as he...

Acts 27

Acts 27

[Acts 27: 3, 11, 13-20, 23, 24, 35-37, 39, 43] 3 The next day we landed at Sidon; and Julius, in kindness to Paul, allowed him to go to his friends so they might provide for his needs. 11 But the centurion, instead of listening to what Paul said, followed the advice...

Acts 26

Acts 26

[Acts 26: 17, 18] 17 I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them 18 to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among...

Acts 25

Acts 25

[Acts 25: 23] 23 The next day Agrippa and Bernice came with great pomp and entered the audience room with the high-ranking military officers and the prominent men of the city. At the command of Festus, Paul was brought...

Acts 24

Acts 24

[Acts 24: 25-27] 25 As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, “That’s enough for now! You may leave. When I find it convenient, I will send for you.” 26 At the same time he was hoping that Paul would offer...

Acts 23

Acts 23

[Acts 23: 10, 11, 19-21, 23, 24, 32] 10 The dispute became so violent that the commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them. He ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force and bring him into the barracks. 11 The following night the...

Acts 22

Acts 22

[Acts 22: 25-29] 22 The crowd listened to Paul until he said this. Then they raised their voices and shouted, “Rid the earth of him! He’s not fit to live!” 23 As they were shouting and throwing off their cloaks and flinging dust into the air, 24 the commander ordered...

Acts 21

Acts 21

[Acts 21: 8-14] 8 Leaving the next day, we reached Caesarea and stayed at the house of Philip the evangelist, one of the Seven. 9 He had four unmarried daughters who prophesied. 10 After we had been there a number of days, a prophet named Agabus came down from Judea....

Acts 20

Acts 20

[Acts 20: 7-10, 14, 15, 28, 35] 7 On the first day of the week we came together to break bread. Paul spoke to the people and, because he intended to leave the next day, kept on talking until midnight. 8 There were many lamps in the upstairs room where we were meeting....

Acts 19

Acts 19

[Acts 19: 4, 5, 13-16, 24-29] 4 Paul said, “John’s baptism was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus.” 5 On hearing this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. 13 Some Jews who went around...

Acts 18

Acts 18

[Acts 18: 2, 3, 8-10, 17, 24-28] 2 There he met a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had ordered all Jews to leave Rome. Paul went to see them, 3 and because he was a tentmaker as they were,...

Acts 17

Acts 17

[Acts 17: 11, 13-16, 30, 31] 11 Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true. 13 But when the Jews in...

Acts 16

Acts 16

[Acts 16: 16, 17, 18, 22 ~ 34] 16 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. 17 She followed Paul and the rest of...

Acts 15

Acts 15

[Acts 15: 6-11, 25, 26, 28, 29, 35] 6 The apostles and elders met to consider this question. 7 After much discussion, Peter got up and addressed them: “Brothers, you know that some time ago God made a choice among you that the Gentiles might hear from my lips the...

Acts 14

Acts 14

[Acts 14: 8 - 15, 18] 8 In Lystra there sat a man who was lame. He had been that way from birth and had never walked. 9 He listened to Paul as he was speaking. Paul looked directly at him, saw that he had faith to be healed 10 and called out, “Stand up on your feet!”...

Acts 13

Acts 13

[Acts 13: 2, 7-11, 47, 48] 2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” 7 who was an attendant of the proconsul, Sergius Paulus. The proconsul, an intelligent...

Acts 12

Acts 12

[Acts 12: 5-10, 12, 21, 22, 23] 5 So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him. 6 The night before Herod was to bring him to trial, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and sentries stood guard at the...

Acts 11

Acts 11

[Acts 11: 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18] 4 Starting from the beginning, Peter told them the whole story: 5 “I was in the city of Joppa praying, and in a trance I saw a vision. I saw something like a large sheet being let down from heaven by its four corners, and it...

Acts 10

Acts 10

[Acts 10: 2, 3, 4, 5, 33, 44, 45] 2 He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly. 3 One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision. He distinctly saw an angel of God, who came to him and...

Acts 9

Acts 9

[Acts 9: 2, 3, 4, 5, 13, 15, 22] 2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, whether men or women, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem. 3 As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a...

Acts 8

Acts 8

[Acts 8: 1, 3, 4, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 35, 36, 38] 1 And Saul approved of their killing him. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. 3 But Saul began to destroy...

Acts 7

Acts 7

[Acts 7: 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 59, 60] 52 Was there ever a prophet your ancestors did not persecute? They even killed those who predicted the coming of the Righteous One. And now you have betrayed and murdered him— 53 you who have received the law that was given through...

Acts 6

Acts 6

[Acts 6: 3, 4, 5, 8] 3 Brothers and sisters, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them 4 and will give our attention to prayer and the ministry of the word.” 5 This proposal pleased...

Acts 5

Acts 5

[Acts 5: 18, 19, 20, 23, 42] 18 They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail. 19 But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out. 20 “Go, stand in the temple courts,” he said, “and tell the people all about...

Acts 4

Acts 4

[Acts 4: 4, 10, 12, 29, 30, 31] 4 But many who heard the message believed; so the number of men who believed grew to about five thousand. 10 then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom...

Acts 3

Acts 3

[Acts 3: 6, 7, 8, 21] 6 Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.” 7 Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles became strong. 8 He jumped...

Acts 2

Acts 2

[Act 2: 3]  3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. [Act 4: 29, 30] 29 Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. 30 Stretch out your hand to heal and perform...

Acts 1

Acts 1

[Acts 1: 4, 5, 8, 9, 15] 4 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. 5 For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be...