After removing Saul,1 he made David their king.2 He testified concerning him: 'I have found David son of Jesse a man after my own heart;3 he will do everything I want him to do.'423
"From this man's descendants5 God has brought to Israel the Savior6 Jesus,7 as he promised.824
Before the coming of Jesus, John preached repentance and baptism to all the people of Israel.925
As John was completing his work,10 he said: 'Who do you think I am? I am not that one.11 No, but he is coming after me, whose sandals I am not worthy to untie.'1226
"Brothers,13 children of Abraham,14 and you God-fearing Gentiles, it is to us that this message of salvation15 has been sent.
The people of Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize Jesus,16 yet in condemning him they fulfilled the words of the prophets17 that are read every Sabbath.
Though they found no proper ground for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him executed.1829
When they had carried out all that was written about him,19 they took him down from the tree20 and laid him in a tomb.2130
But God raised him from the dead,2231
and for many days he was seen by those who had traveled with him from Galilee to Jerusalem.23 They are now his witnesses24 to our people.
"We tell you the good news:25 What God promised our fathers26