Acts 5:37-42 NIV

37 After him, Judas the Galilean appeared in the days of the census1 and led a band of people in revolt. He too was killed, and all his followers were scattered.

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38 Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail.2

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39 But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop these men; you will only find yourselves fighting against God."3

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40 His speech persuaded them. They called the apostles in and had them flogged.4 Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.

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41 The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing5 because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name.6

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42 Day after day, in the temple courts7 and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news8 that Jesus is the Christ.a9

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    • b 5:42 - Or "Messiah"