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The Acts of the Apostles: part 2

The A cts of the Apostles: part 2 -  Subscribe to the Basic Bible Reading podcast, on your mobile device. Chapter 8 And Saul gave approval to his death. Now at that time a violent attack was started against the church in Jerusalem; and all but the Apostles went away into all parts of Judaea and Samaria. And God-fearing men put Stephen’s body in its last resting-place, making great weeping over him. But Saul was burning with hate against the church, going into every house and taking men and women and putting them in prison. But those who had gone in flight went everywhere preaching the word. And Philip went down to Samaria and was teaching them about Christ. And all the people gave attention to the words which Philip said, when they saw the signs which he did. For unclean spirits came out from those who had them, crying with a loud voice; and a number of those who were ill and broken in body were made well. And there was much joy in that town. But there was a certain man

The Acts of the Apostles: part 1

The Acts of the Apostles: part 1 -  Subscribe to the Basic Bible Reading podcast, on your mobile device. Chapter 1 I have given an earlier account, O Theophilus, of all the things which Jesus did, and of his teaching from the first, Till the day when he was taken up to heaven after he had given his orders, through the Holy Spirit, to the Apostles of whom he had made selection: And to whom he gave clear and certain signs that he was living, after his death; for he was seen by them for forty days, and gave them teaching about the kingdom of God: And when they were all together, with him, he gave them orders not to go away from Jerusalem, but to keep there, waiting till the word of the Father was put into effect, of which, he said, I have given you knowledge: For the baptism of John was with water, but you will have baptism with the Holy Spirit, after a little time. So, when they were together, they said to him, Lord, will you at this time give back the kingdom to Israel? An

Paul’s 2nd Letter to the Corinthians

Paul’s 2 nd Letter to the Corinthians -  Subscribe to the Basic Bible Reading podcast, on your mobile device. Chapter 1 Paul, an Apostle of Jesus Christ by the purpose of God, and Timothy the brother, to the church of God which is in Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort; Who gives us comfort in all our troubles, so that we may be able to give comfort to others who are in trouble, through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For as we undergo more of the pain which Christ underwent, so through Christ does our comfort become greater. But if we are troubled, it is for your comfort and salvation; or if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which takes effect through your quiet undergoing of the same troubles which we undergo: And our hope for you is certain; in