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ACTS
Acts 1:1-3
Luke referred to the Gospel he had written to Theophilus.
Jesus commanded his apostles to wait for the Holy Spirit.
Jesus said that they would tell about him everywhere, and then he ascended to heaven.
Angels told the apostles that Jesus would return later.
The apostles and other believers often prayed together.
Peter told them why someone must replace Judas.
How Judas died.
Peter quoted from the Psalms about Judas.
Peter concluded that they needed to choose a man to replace Judas.
Jesus' followers prayed and then chose Matthias to replace Judas.
The Holy Spirit came and enabled the disciples to speak other languages.
Jews from many places were amazed to hear their native languages spoken by the believers.
Peter said that the prophet Joel foretold what the Holy Spirit would do.
Peter said, “You killed Jesus but God caused him to live again.”
David foretold that the Messiah would rejoice about becoming alive again.
Peter explained that David wrote that the Messiah would become alive again.
Peter said, “Jesus has abundantly given us the Holy Spirit, shown by what you see and hear.”
Peter said, “Know surely that God has made this Jesus both Lord and Messiah.”
Peter told them to repent, and said that believers would baptize them.
Many people became believers and joined the other believers.
The apostles performed miracles, all the believers shared everything, and the Lord helped them.
Peter healed a lame man, so the people were amazed.
The people were amazed.
Peter explained that Jesus healed the man, and they should repent.
Peter told the people to repent.
Jewish leaders arrested Peter and John, but many people became believers.
Jewish leaders questioned Peter and John about healing the lame man.
Peter told them that Jesus healed the man and only Jesus could save people.
The Jewish leaders realized that Peter and John had been associating with Jesus.
The Jewish leaders commanded the two apostles to stop teaching people about Jesus.
Peter and John said that they needed to continue speaking about Jesus.
The Jewish leaders threatened to punish Peter and John and then released them.
The believers talked to God about those who opposed him and them.
The believers asked God to help them speak boldly to people about Jesus.
God shook the place where they were, and his Spirit enabled them to speak his words boldly.
The believers shared everything, and the apostles told others about Jesus.
Joseph Barnabas sold a field and brought the money to the apostles.
Ananias pretended to give the apostles all the money from selling a field.
People were terrified when they saw or heard that Ananias had died.
Sapphira also died because she lied, and some men buried her beside her husband.
The apostles healed many people, and many people believed in Jesus.
Jewish leaders jailed the apostles, but an angel freed them to teach people.
The Jewish leaders were perplexed because the apostles were not in jail.
After finding them, the leaders brought the apostles back to question them.
Peter and the other apostles said that they must obey God.
After beating the apostles, they followed Gamaliel's advice and released them.
The apostles rejoiced and continued to tell others about Jesus.
The believers neglected the Greek-speaking widows.
The apostles told the other believers to choose men to care for those widows.
The apostles appointed seven men to care for the widows' needs.
The number of people who were becoming believers increased greatly.
People opposed Stephen, but could not refute his arguments.
People persuaded some men to falsely accuse Stephen.
The people saw Stephen's face shining like the face of an angel.
Stephen started to answer the high priest's accusations by talking about Abraham.
God promised to give the land to Abraham and his descendants.
God told Abraham that later on he would deliver his descendants from Egypt.
God commanded the ceremony of circumcision for Abraham and his descendants.
God helped Joseph, so Pharaoh appointed him to govern Egypt.
There was a famine in Canaan, so Jacob's family moved to Egypt.
When Jacob and his sons died, people buried them in Canaan.
An Egyptian king who did not know about Joseph began to oppress the Israelites.
Moses, who grew up as an Egyptian, spoke and acted powerfully.
Moses killed an Egyptian, so he had to flee to Midian.
God commanded Moses to rescue the Jewish people from Egypt.
God sent Moses to lead Israel and tell them of the Prophet who would come.
Israel rejected Moses, so God rejected them and said that he would punish them.
The Israelite people worshipped God at the tent Moses built and later in the temple that Solomon built.
People can worship God anywhere, not only at certain places.
Stephen said that those who were listening to him were opposing God.
All the people there became very angry with Stephen.
After Stephen said that he could see Jesus standing beside God in heaven, they stoned him.
He asked the Lord to forgive them, and he died. The disciples fled, some men buried Stephen, and Saul harassed believers. But the believers preached about Jesus wherever they were scattered.
Many Samaritans heeded Philip's words and rejoiced.
Philip baptized many Samaritans, including a sorcerer.
Samaritan believers received the power of the Holy Spirit.
Peter denounced Simon the sorcerer.
Peter and John preached to many Samaritans.
Philip met an Ethiopian official.
The official could not understand what he was reading.
Philip preached about Jesus to the official.
Philip baptized the official. Then the Spirit took Philip away.
Philip preached in towns from Azotus to Caesarea.
Saul asked the high priest to authorize him to arrest believers.
While Saul was traveling to Damascus, Jesus appeared to him and blinded him.
Saul could see again after Ananias had put his hands on him.
People there were astonished that Saul had believed in Jesus.
Saul escaped from those who plotted to kill him.
Barnabas introduced Saul to other believers in Jerusalem.
The believers sent Saul to Tarsus because some Jews tried to kill him.
The church in Israel had peace and many people believed.
Because Peter healed Aeneas, many people believed in Jesus.
Dorcas died.
Peter resurrected Dorcas.
Obeying an angel, Cornelius sent men to summon Peter.
Peter's vision.
The Holy Spirit commanded Peter to go with the non-Jewish men.
Peter went with the men and met Cornelius.
Peter asked why they had sent for him.
Cornelius told about his vision.
Peter reminded them of what they knew about Jesus.
Peter said that God would forgive the sins of all who believe in Jesus.
The Holy Spirit came down on the non-Jewish believers.
Some Jewish believers criticized Peter.
Peter told about his vision.
Peter said that the Holy Spirit came to be with the non-Jewish believers. Peter accepted those non-Jews as fellow believers.
They praised God that he also saves non-Jewish people.
Many non-Jews in Antioch believed in the Lord Jesus.
Barnabas encouraged the believers at Antioch.
Barnabas and Saul taught many believers at Antioch.
Believers in Antioch helped needy believers in Judea.
Herod had James killed and Peter put in prison.
An angel freed Peter from prison.
Peter reported to the other believers.
Herod commanded soldiers to execute the guards.
An angel caused Herod to die.
Many people heard God's message and became believers. Barnabas and Saul returned to Antioch from Jerusalem.
The Holy Spirit commanded Barnabas and Saul to go on a mission.
Barnabas and Saul preached the gospel in Jewish meetings place on Cyprus.
Saul-Paul denounced a sorcerer, and an official believed in Jesus.
The leaders of the Jewish meeting place in Antioch asked Paul and Barnabas to speak to them.
Paul said that God helped Israel and gave them the land of Canaan.
Paul told about God's removing Saul and appointing David to be Israel's king.
Paul said that God sent David's descendant, Jesus, to Israel to save them.
Paul said that God resurrected Jesus and caused many people to see him.
Paul said that God had done what he had promised that he would do by resurrecting Jesus.
Paul informed them that God would forgive their sins if they believed in Jesus.
People asked Paul and Barnabas to speak to them again the next Jewish day of rest.
Many non-Jews believed in Jesus and told others about him.
People expelled the apostles, but the believers continued on.
Paul and Barnabas preached the gospel and performed miracles in Iconium.
Before people could attack the apostles, they escaped to Lystra and Derbe.
God enabled Paul to heal a lame man.
The apostles stopped the people from worshipping them.
Some Jews incited people to stone Paul at Lystra.
The apostles revisited believers and appointed leaders.
Paul and Barnabas reported to the believers at Syrian Antioch.
Some Jewish believers said that God will save only people who are circumcised.
Paul and Barnabas reported what God had enabled them to do.
Some Jewish believers said that non-Jewish believers must obey Moses' laws.
Peter told about non-Jews becoming believers when he preached to them.
Barnabas and Paul reported what God had helped them to do among the non-Jews.
James recommended what they should tell the non-Jewish believers.
The church leaders sent messengers with a letter to non-Jewish believers.
The letter and messengers encouraged the believers at Antioch.
Paul and Barnabas continued to teach and preach in Antioch.
Paul and Barnabas separated, and Paul chose Silas.
Paul chose Timothy to work with him and Silas.
Paul, Silas and Timothy told believers in Galatia what the church leaders had decided.
Because of a vision in Troas, Paul went to preach in Macedonia.
Paul's company went from Troas to Philippi.
Paul preached the gospel and Lydia became a believer.
Paul expelled a demon from a slave girl, so officials imprisoned Paul and Silas.
Paul and Silas helped the jailer and his household to become believers.
Paul and Silas encouraged the believers and then left Philippi.
In Thessalonica, Paul convinced many people that Jesus is the Messiah.
Some Jews there incited people to oppose Paul and Silas.
In Berea, Paul helped many Jews and non-Jews to believe in Jesus.
Jews from Thessalonica incited people to oppose Paul.
In Athens, idols distressed Paul, so he talked to many people about Jesus.
When Paul talked about Jesus, he perplexed some teachers.
Athens Council members asked Paul to explain what he had been teaching.
Paul told them about the God whom they did not know.
Some Council members believed in Jesus.
In Corinth, Paul helped many people to become believers.
Paul helped many non-Jews become believers.
Jesus commanded Paul to continue speaking about him, so Paul did that.
Gallio refused to judge Paul.
At Ephesus, Paul parted from Priscilla and Aquila.
Paul visited Jerusalem, then he went on to Antioch in Syria and then he returned to visit the believers throughout Galatia and Phrygia.
Priscilla and Aquila instructed Apollos about the gospel.
Apollos helped believers in Achaia.
Paul helped some men to become real believers in Jesus.
Paul helped many people in Asia province to hear the gospel.
God enabled Paul to do amazing miracles.
People honored Jesus' name, after Jewish exorcists misused it and failed.
Many believers confessed their former sins and burned their books of magic.
Demetrius made silver shrines of the goddess Artemis.
Demetrius incited people to shout and to riot.
The crowd shouted, “Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!”
The city secretary quieted, warned and dismissed the crowd.
After being in Macedonia and Greece, Paul went to Troas.
At Troas, Paul encouraged believers by resurrecting Eutychus.
Paul and his companions traveled from Troas to Miletus.
Paul reminded the Ephesian elders how he had conducted himself and had taught them.
Paul told them that they would never see him again.
Paul entrusted them to God and to the message about God's goodness.
Paul prayed with them and they sadly told him goodbye.
Paul, Luke and his other companions traveled from Miletus to Tyre.
At Tyre, believers warned Paul not to go to Jerusalem, but he went on anyway.
Paul and his companions sailed from Tyre to Caesarea.
The believers could not persuade Paul from going on to Jerusalem.
Paul and other believers went from Caesarea to Jerusalem.
Paul agreed with church leaders to perform a Jewish purifying ritual.
Some Jews seized Paul in the Temple courts.
Roman soldiers ran to where those Jews were trying to kill Paul.
After the commander arrested Paul, soldiers carried him towards the fort.
Paul defended his believing in Jesus, but the Jews wanted to kill him.
Paul told about the Lord's commanding him to go to non-Jewish people.
Paul said that he was a Roman citizen, so soldiers did not flog him.
The commander's soldiers brought Paul to the Jewish Council.
Paul apologized for unknowingly denouncing the high priest.
The commander rescued Paul from the Council members.
The Lord revealed that Paul would tell people about him in Rome.
Some Jews plotted to kill Paul.
Paul's nephew warned that some Jews had plotted to kill Paul.
Many soldiers escorted Paul safely to Governor Felix at Caesarea.
Paul defended himself, and the governor Felix promised to judge him.
Paul disproved what they had said, but admitted that he was a Christian.
Governor Felix adjourned the trial.
Felix often talked to Paul, hoping that Paul would give him money.
Festus told the Jews to go and accuse Paul at Caesarea.
Paul appealed to Caesar, so Festus agreed to that.
Festus told King Agrippa about Paul.
Festus asked King Agrippa to tell him what to write to Caesar about Paul.
Paul requested that his hearers would listen to him.
Paul told about being a Pharisee who believed that God would resurrect people.
Paul told about how he had persecuted Christians.
Paul told how he had become a believer in Jesus.
Paul said that he obeyed what Jesus commanded him from heaven.
Paul said that he proclaimed what the prophets had written about the Messiah.
Paul talked to Festus and Agrippa, urging them to become believers in Jesus.
The officials said that Paul was innocent but must go to Rome.
Paul and other prisoners sailed from Caesarea to Crete.
Paul warned them not to travel on, but the ship's officials decided to go on anyway.
Paul told them that an angel from God said that they would all survive.
Paul thwarted some sailors who tried to sneak ashore in the lifeboat.
Paul urged them to eat some food, so they did and then lightened the ship.
The waves began to break up the ship after it struck a shoal.
The officer saved Paul and commanded all to go to the shore, so they did that.
The Maltese thought that Paul was a god because a snake did not harm him.
Paul healed many Maltese, so they supplied what he and the others needed.
Paul and the others sailed to Puteoli, then went by land towards Rome.
Christians came out from Rome and escorted Paul into that city.
The Jewish leaders asked Paul to tell them about Christianity.
Paul told the Jews that non-Jews would believe the gospel.