Galatians 2: 1 – 10 Paul accepted by the apostles

Galatians 2: 1 – 10 Paul accepted by the apostles Then after fourteen years, I went up again to Jerusalem, this time with Barnabas. I took Titus along also. I went in response to a revelation and, meeting privately with those esteemed as leaders, I presented to them the gospel that I preach among theContinue reading “Galatians 2: 1 – 10 Paul accepted by the apostles”

Galatians 1: 1 – 10 No other gospel

Galatians 1: 1 – 10 No other gospel Paul, an apostle – sent not from men nor by a man, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead – and all the brothers and sisters with me, To the churches in Galatia: Grace and peace to you from GodContinue reading “Galatians 1: 1 – 10 No other gospel”

Acts 8: 9 – 25 Simon the sorcerer

Acts 8: 9 – 25 Simon the sorcerer Now for some time a man named Simon had practised sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great, and all the people, both high and low, gave him their attention and exclaimed, ‘The man is rightly calledContinue reading “Acts 8: 9 – 25 Simon the sorcerer”

Acts 6: 1 – 7 The choosing of the seven

Acts 6: 1 – 7 The choosing of the seven In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, ‘It would notContinue reading “Acts 6: 1 – 7 The choosing of the seven”

Acts 2: 42 – 47 The fellowship of the believers

Acts 2: 42 – 47 The fellowship of the believers They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. All the believers were together and had everything in common. They soldContinue reading “Acts 2: 42 – 47 The fellowship of the believers”

Acts 2: 14 – 21 Peter addresses the crowd

Acts 2: 14 – 21 Peter addresses the crowd Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: ‘Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. These people are not drunk, as you suppose. It’s onlyContinue reading “Acts 2: 14 – 21 Peter addresses the crowd”

Acts 1: 12 – 26 Matthias chosen to replace Judas

Acts 1: 12 – 26 Matthias chosen to replace Judas Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day’s walk from the city. When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying. Those present were Peter, John, James and Andrew; Philip and Thomas,Continue reading “Acts 1: 12 – 26 Matthias chosen to replace Judas”

Luke 6: 12 – 16 The twelve apostles

Luke 6: 12 – 16 The twelve apostles One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God. When morning came, he called his disciples to him and chose twelve of them, whom he also designated apostles: Simon (whom he named Peter), his brother Andrew, James,Continue reading “Luke 6: 12 – 16 The twelve apostles”