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Acts 8:9-25

NIV 9 Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great, NIV 9 Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great, NIV 10 and all the people, both high and low, gave him their attention and exclaimed, "This man is the divine power known as the Great Power." NIV 10 and all the people, both high and low, gave him their attention and exclaimed, "This man is the divine power known as the Great Power." NIV 11 They followed him because he had amazed them for a long time with his magic. NIV 11 They followed him because he had amazed them for a long time with his magic. NIV 12 But when they believed Philip as he preached the good news of the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women. NIV 12 But when they believed Philip as he preached the good news of the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women. NIV 13 Simon himself believed and was baptized. And he followed Philip everywhere, astonished by the great signs and miracles he saw. NIV 13 Simon himself believed and was baptized. And he followed Philip everywhere, astonished by the great signs and miracles he saw. NIV 14 When the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. NIV 14 When the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. NIV 15 When they arrived, they prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit, NIV 15 When they arrived, they prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit, NIV 16 because the Holy Spirit had not yet come upon any of them; they had simply been baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus. NIV 16 because the Holy Spirit had not yet come upon any of them; they had simply been baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus. NIV 17 Then Peter and John placed their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit. NIV 17 Then Peter and John placed their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit. NIV 18 When Simon saw that the Spirit was given at the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money NIV 18 When Simon saw that the Spirit was given at the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money NIV 19 and said, "Give me also this ability so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit." NIV 19 and said, "Give me also this ability so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit." NIV 20 Peter answered: "May your money perish with you, because you thought you could buy the gift of God with money! NIV 20 Peter answered: "May your money perish with you, because you thought you could buy the gift of God with money! NIV 21 You have no part or share in this ministry, because your heart is not right before God. NIV 21 You have no part or share in this ministry, because your heart is not right before God. NIV 22 Repent of this wickedness and pray to the Lord. Perhaps he will forgive you for having such a thought in your heart. NIV 22 Repent of this wickedness and pray to the Lord. Perhaps he will forgive you for having such a thought in your heart. NIV 23 For I see that you are full of bitterness and captive to sin." NIV 23 For I see that you are full of bitterness and captive to sin." NIV 24 Then Simon answered, "Pray to the Lord for me so that nothing you have said may happen to me." NIV 24 Then Simon answered, "Pray to the Lord for me so that nothing you have said may happen to me." NIV 25 When they had testified and proclaimed the word of the Lord, Peter and John returned to Jerusalem, preaching the gospel in many Samaritan villages. NIV 25 When they had testified and proclaimed the word of the Lord, Peter and John returned to Jerusalem, preaching the gospel in many Samaritan villages.