Acts 1:8; Acts 2:22; Acts 2:29; Acts 3:26; Acts 7:43; Acts 13:32; Acts 13:40; Acts 14:15; Acts 15:24-25; Acts 17:22; Acts 17:28; Acts 18:15; Acts 18:21; Acts 19:13; Acts 19:36; Acts 20:20; Acts 20:28-29; Acts 20:32; Acts 23:15; Acts 24:22; Acts 27:22; Acts 27:34; Acts 28:20
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know :
Men and brethren, let me freely speak unto you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried , and his sepulchre is with us unto this day.
Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.
Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan, figures which ye made to worship them: and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.
And we declare unto you glad tidings , how that the promise which was made unto the fathers,
Beware therefore, lest that come upon you, which is spoken of in the prophets;
And saying , Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein :
Forasmuch as we have heard , that certain which went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying , Ye must be circumcised , and keep the law: to whom we gave no such commandment :
It seemed good unto us, being assembled with one accord, to send chosen men unto you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,
Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said , Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.
For in him we live , and move , and have our being ; as certain also of your own poets have said , For we are also his offspring.
But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look ye to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.
But bade them farewell , saying , I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem: but I will return again unto you, if God will . And he sailed from Ephesus.
Then certain of the vagabond Jews, exorcists, took upon them to call over them which had evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying , We adjure you by Jesus whom Paul preacheth .
Seeing then that these things cannot be spoken against, ye ought to be quiet , and to do nothing rashly.
And how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught you publickly, and from house to house,
Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up , and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified .
Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would enquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever he come near , are ready to kill him.
And when Felix heard these things, having more perfect knowledge of that way, he deferred them, and said , When Lysias the chief captain shall come down , I will know the uttermost of your matter.
And now I exhort you to be of good cheer : for there shall be no loss of any man's life among you, but of the ship.
Wherefore I pray you to take some meat: for this is for your health: for there shall not an hair fall from the head of any of you.
For this cause therefore have I called for you, to see you, and to speak with you: because that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.