Acts 19:4-14 NIV

4 Paul said, "John's baptism1 was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus."2

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5 On hearing this, they were baptized intoa the name of the Lord Jesus.3

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6 When Paul placed his hands on them,4 the Holy Spirit came on them,5 and they spoke in tonguesb6 and prophesied.

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    • c 19:6 - Or "other languages"
      7 There were about twelve men in all.
      8 Paul entered the synagogue7 and spoke boldly there for three months, arguing persuasively about the kingdom of God.8

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      9 But some of them9 became obstinate; they refused to believe and publicly maligned the Way.10 So Paul left them. He took the disciples11 with him and had discussions daily in the lecture hall of Tyrannus.

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          10 This went on for two years,12 so that all the Jews and Greeks who lived in the province of Asia13 heard the word of the Lord.14

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              11 God did extraordinary miracles15 through Paul,

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              12 so that even handkerchiefs and aprons that had touched him were taken to the sick, and their illnesses were cured16 and the evil spirits left them.

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              13 Some Jews who went around driving out evil spirits17 tried to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who were demon-possessed. They would say, "In the name of Jesus,18 whom Paul preaches, I command you to come out."

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              14 Seven sons of Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this.