5 But some believers who belonged to the party of the Pharisees rose up and said, “It is necessary to circumcise them and to order them to keep the law of Moses.”, 6 The apostles and the elders were gathered together to consider this matter. 14 One who heard us was a woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple goods, twho was a worshiper of God. 51:10; [ch. 5:12; 11:30, ch. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. 18 And for about bforty years che put up with2 them in the wilderness. lSince you thrust it aside and judge yourselves munworthy of eternal life, behold, we nare turning to the Gentiles. 2:14, 20; See 1 Cor. 33 And he took them zthe same hour of the night and washed their wounds; and he awas baptized at once, he and all his family. 40 but Paul chose Silas and departed, vhaving been commended by wthe brothers to xthe grace of the Lord. 36 And after some days Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us return and visit nthe brothers qin every city where we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are.” 34 But some men joined him and believed, among whom also were Dionysius uthe Areopagite and a woman named Damaris and others with them. 39 and by him zeveryone who believes is freed3 from everything afrom which you could not be freed by the law of Moses. 11 So, setting sail from Troas, we nmade a direct voyage to Samothrace, and the following day to Neapolis, 36 For David, after he had tserved the purpose of God in his own generation, ufell asleep and vwas laid with his fathers and saw corruption, 15 After qthe reading from rthe Law and the Prophets, sthe rulers of the synagogue sent a message to them, saying, “Brothers, if you have any tword of encouragement for the people, say it.” 36 And the jailer reported these words to Paul, saying, “The magistrates have sent to let you go. and all the Gentiles lwho are called by my name, says the Lord, who makes these things 16 Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was gprovoked within him as he saw that the city was hfull of idols. 21 For from ancient generations Moses has had in every city those who proclaim him, tfor he is read every Sabbath in the synagogues.”, 22 Then it seemed good to uthe apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. Get an Answer. 7 And when they had come up to Mysia, they attempted to go into Bithynia, but kthe Spirit of Jesus did not allow them. 11 Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, xexamining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. 40 Beware, therefore, lest what is said in the Prophets should come about: a work that you will not believe, even if one tells it to you.’”. Farewell.”. Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is prohibited. 2 And after Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and cdebate with them, Paul and Barnabas and dsome of the others were appointed to go up to Jerusalem to ethe apostles and the elders about this question. 21 When they had preached the gospel to that city and had kmade many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch, 26:18; 2 Cor. 3 So they remained for a long time, speaking boldly for ethe Lord, who bore witness to fthe word of his grace, ggranting signs and wonders to be done by their hands. Farewell.”. 27 We have therefore sent Judas and Silas, who themselves will tell you the same things by word of mouth. 32 And Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets, encouraged and strengthened the brothers with many words. The Lord uopened her heart to pay attention to what was said by Paul. 2 And Paul went in, has was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them ifrom the Scriptures, and I will rebuild the tent of David that has fallen; 17 that the remnant2 of mankind kmay seek the Lord. dYet he is actually not far from each one of us, Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 27 We have therefore sent fJudas and Silas, who themselves will tell you the same things by word of mouth. 15 “Men, uwhy are you doing these things? 5 gSo the churches were strengthened in hthe faith, and they increased in numbers idaily. And after that ghe gave them judges until hSamuel the prophet. 49 And the word of the Lord was spreading throughout the whole region. Therefore come out now and go in peace.” They sent Judas called vBarsabbas, and wSilas, leading men among xthe brothers, 33 nthis he has fulfilled to us their children by raising Jesus, as also it is written in the second Psalm. 16 So Paul stood up, and umotioning with his hand said: “Men of Israel and vyou who fear God, listen. Tools. 28 For it has seemed good gto the Holy Spirit and hto us ito lay on you no greater burden than these requirements: 16 Paul1 came also to Derbe and to Lystra. 28 But Paul cried with a loud voice, “Do not harm yourself, for we are all here.” 37 but he whom wGod raised up did not see corruption. 26 and suddenly qthere was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken. 13 After they finished speaking, gJames replied, “Brothers, listen to me. 19 iBut Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds, jthey stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead. Paragraph. 2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, qthe Holy Spirit said, r“Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul sfor the work to which I have called them.” 22 The crowd joined in attacking them, and the magistrates tore the garments off them and gave orders mto beat them with rods. 10 Now, therefore, why are you putting God to the test by placing a yoke on the neck of the disciples that neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear? 15:24; 1 Cor. And Paul, looking intently at him and oseeing that he had faith to be made well,2 ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 18:10; Deut. Listen to the Bible. 45 gBut hwhen the Jews4 saw the crowds, they were filled with ijealousy and began to contradict what was spoken by Paul, jreviling him. 32 Now when they heard of rthe resurrection of the dead, ssome mocked. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 29 And when dthey had carried out all that was written of him, ethey took him down from fthe tree and laid him in a tomb. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) The Jerusalem Council. [e] 35 But Paul and Barnabas remained in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also. And oon the Sabbath day pthey went into the synagogue and sat down. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 17 wThe God of this people Israel xchose our fathers and ymade the people great zduring their stay in the land of Egypt, and awith uplifted arm he led them out of it. 27 And when they arrived and gathered the church together, uthey declared all that God had done with them, and vhow he had wopened xa door of faith to the Gentiles. 6 they learned of it and lfled to mLystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and to the surrounding country, 31 And they said, x“Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you yand your household.” 21 They kadvocate customs that are not lawful for us las Romans to accept or practice.” 30 Then he brought them out and said, “Sirs, vwhat must I do to be wsaved?” 11 And when the crowds saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in Lycaonian, q“The gods have come down to us in the likeness of men!” 9 above]; ch. ESV Single Column Journaling Bible (Customizable Cover), ESV Value Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Black), Proverbs, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV Women's Study Bible--soft leather-look, deep brown. 1:16; Titus 3:13; 3 John 6; [ch. 7 And after there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, “Brothers, you know that in the early days God made a choice among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles should hear the word of the gospel and believe. 18 And this she kept doing for many days. 2 bBut the cunbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against dthe brothers.1 It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 14 But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they ttore their garments and rushed out into the crowd, crying out, 6 And jthey went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia.