Acts 3:23; Acts 6:3; Acts 15:14; Acts 15:22; Acts 19:25; Acts 20:30; Acts 26:23; Acts 27:22
'And it will be that every soul that does not heed that prophet shall be utterly destroyed from among the people.'
"Therefore, brethren, select from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may put in charge of this task.
"Simeon has related how God first concerned Himself about taking from among the Gentiles a people for His name.
Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them to send to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas -Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brethren,
these he gathered together with the workmen of similar trades, and said, "Men, you know that our prosperity depends upon this business.
and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.
that the Christ was to suffer, and that by reason of His resurrection from the dead He would be the first to proclaim light both to the Jewish people and to the Gentiles."
"Yet now I urge you to keep up your courage, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship.