Acts 4:4; Acts 5:36; Acts 6:7; Acts 11:21; Acts 16:5
Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed ; and the number of the men was about five thousand.
For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves : who was slain ; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered , and brought to nought.
And the word of God increased ; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.
And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed , and turned unto the Lord.
And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily .