Parallel Bible results for Acts 15:19-29

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Acts 15:19-29

NIV 19 "It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. NIV 19 "It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. NIV 20 Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and from blood. NIV 20 Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and from blood. NIV 21 For Moses has been preached in every city from the earliest times and is read in the synagogues on every Sabbath." NIV 21 For Moses has been preached in every city from the earliest times and is read in the synagogues on every Sabbath." NIV 22 Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose some of their own men and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas (called Barsabbas) and Silas, two men who were leaders among the brothers. NIV 22 Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose some of their own men and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas (called Barsabbas) and Silas, two men who were leaders among the brothers. NIV 23 With them they sent the following letter: The apostles and elders, your brothers, To the Gentile believers in Antioch, Syria and Cilicia: Greetings. NIV 23 With them they sent the following letter: The apostles and elders, your brothers, To the Gentile believers in Antioch, Syria and Cilicia: Greetings. NIV 24 We have heard that some went out from us without our authorization and disturbed you, troubling your minds by what they said. NIV 24 We have heard that some went out from us without our authorization and disturbed you, troubling your minds by what they said. NIV 25 So we all agreed to choose some men and send them to you with our dear friends Barnabas and Paul-- NIV 25 So we all agreed to choose some men and send them to you with our dear friends Barnabas and Paul-- NIV 26 men who have risked their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. NIV 26 men who have risked their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. NIV 27 Therefore we are sending Judas and Silas to confirm by word of mouth what we are writing. NIV 27 Therefore we are sending Judas and Silas to confirm by word of mouth what we are writing. NIV 28 It seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us not to burden you with anything beyond the following requirements: NIV 28 It seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us not to burden you with anything beyond the following requirements: NIV 29 You are to abstain from food sacrificed to idols, from blood, from the meat of strangled animals and from sexual immorality. You will do well to avoid these things. Farewell. NIV 29 You are to abstain from food sacrificed to idols, from blood, from the meat of strangled animals and from sexual immorality. You will do well to avoid these things. Farewell.