Acts 8:1; Acts 15:28; Acts 20:23; Acts 27:22
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.
For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things;
Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
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.