Acts 15:7-11 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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7 And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up , and said unto them, Men and brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe . 7 After much discussion, Peter got up and addressed them: "Brothers, you know that some time ago God made a choice among you that the Gentiles might hear from my lips the message of the gospel and believe.
8 And God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness , giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us; 8 God, who knows the heart, showed that he accepted them by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he did to us.
9 And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith. 9 He made no distinction between us and them, for he purified their hearts by faith.
10 Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear ? 10 Now then, why do you try to test God by putting on the necks of the disciples a yoke that neither we nor our fathers have been able to bear?
11 But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved , even as they. 11 No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are."