Acts 13:23-33 NIV

23 "From this man's descendants1 God has brought to Israel the Savior2 Jesus,3 as he promised.4

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24 Before the coming of Jesus, John preached repentance and baptism to all the people of Israel.5

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25 As John was completing his work,6 he said: 'Who do you think I am? I am not that one.7 No, but he is coming after me, whose sandals I am not worthy to untie.'8

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26 "Brothers,9 children of Abraham,10 and you God-fearing Gentiles, it is to us that this message of salvation11 has been sent.

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27 The people of Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize Jesus,12 yet in condemning him they fulfilled the words of the prophets13 that are read every Sabbath.

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28 Though they found no proper ground for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him executed.14

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29 When they had carried out all that was written about him,15 they took him down from the tree16 and laid him in a tomb.17

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30 But God raised him from the dead,18

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31 and for many days he was seen by those who had traveled with him from Galilee to Jerusalem.19 They are now his witnesses20 to our people.

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32 "We tell you the good news:21 What God promised our fathers22

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33 he has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising up Jesus.23 As it is written in the second Psalm: " 'You are my Son; today I have become your Father.a 'b24

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    • b 13:33 - Or "have begotten you"
    • c 13:33 - Psalm 2:7