But Peter and the apostles replied, "We must obey God rather than human authority.
The God of our ancestors raised Jesus from the dead after you killed him by crucifying him.
Then God put him in the place of honor at his right hand as Prince and Savior. He did this to give the people of Israel an opportunity to turn from their sins and turn to God so their sins would be forgiven.
We are witnesses of these things and so is the Holy Spirit, who is given by God to those who obey him."
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)