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Acts 15:5-15

NIV 5 Then some of the believers who belonged to the party of the Pharisees stood up and said, "The Gentiles must be circumcised and required to obey the law of Moses." NIV 5 Then some of the believers who belonged to the party of the Pharisees stood up and said, "The Gentiles must be circumcised and required to obey the law of Moses." NIV 6 The apostles and elders met to consider this question. NIV 6 The apostles and elders met to consider this question. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 8 God, who knows the heart, showed that he accepted them by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he did to us. NIV 8 God, who knows the heart, showed that he accepted them by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he did to us. NIV 9 He made no distinction between us and them, for he purified their hearts by faith. NIV 9 He made no distinction between us and them, for he purified their hearts by faith. NIV 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? NIV 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? NIV 11 No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are." NIV 11 No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are." NIV 12 The whole assembly became silent as they listened to Barnabas and Paul telling about the miraculous signs and wonders God had done among the Gentiles through them. NIV 12 The whole assembly became silent as they listened to Barnabas and Paul telling about the miraculous signs and wonders God had done among the Gentiles through them. NIV 13 When they finished, James spoke up: "Brothers, listen to me. NIV 13 When they finished, James spoke up: "Brothers, listen to me. NIV 14 Simon has described to us how God at first showed his concern by taking from the Gentiles a people for himself. NIV 14 Simon has described to us how God at first showed his concern by taking from the Gentiles a people for himself. NIV 15 The words of the prophets are in agreement with this, as it is written: NIV 15 The words of the prophets are in agreement with this, as it is written: