Acts 2:47; Acts 5:11; Acts 7:38; Acts 8:1; Acts 8:3; Acts 9:31; Acts 11:22; Acts 11:26; Acts 12:5; Acts 13:1; Acts 14:23; Acts 14:27; Acts 15:3-4; Acts 15:22; Acts 16:5; Acts 18:22; Acts 19:32; Acts 20:28
Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved .
And great fear came upon all the church, and upon as many as heard these things.
This is he , that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto us:
And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles.
As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison.
Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified ; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied .
Then tidings of these things came unto the ears of the church which was in Jerusalem: and they sent forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch.
And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass , that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.
Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed .
And when they were come , and had gathered the church together , they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.
And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.
And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received of the church, and of the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.
Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:
And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily .
And when he had landed at Caesarea, and gone up , and saluted the church, he went down to Antioch.
Some therefore cried one thing, and some another: for the assembly was confused ; and the more part knew not wherefore they were come together .
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.