Acts 1:7; Acts 5:4; Acts 8:19; Acts 9:14; Acts 26:10; Acts 26:12; Acts 26:18
He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority;
"While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not under your control? Why is it that you have conceived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God."
saying, "Give this authority to me as well, so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit."
and here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on Your name."
"And this is just what I did in Jerusalem; not only did I lock up many of the saints in prisons, having received authority from the chief priests, but also when they were being put to death I cast my vote against them.
"While so engaged as I was journeying to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests,
to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'