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Basic Acts: Chapter One
You Will be My Witnesses 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... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Two
The Day Of Pentecost And when the day of Pentecost was come, they were all together in one place.  And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like the rushing of a violent wind, and all the house where they were was full of it.  And they saw tongues,... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Three
Peter Heals in the Name of Jesus Christ Now Peter and John were going up to the Temple at the ninth hour, the hour of prayer;  And a certain man who from birth had had no power in his legs, was taken there every day, and put down at... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Four
Peter and John were Questioned And while they were talking to the people, the priests and the captain of the Temple and the Sadducees came up to them,  Being greatly troubled because they were teaching the people and preaching Jesus as an example of the coming back from the... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Five
Ananias and His Wife But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, got money for his property,  And kept back part of the price, his wife having knowledge of it, and took the rest and put it at the feet of the Apostles.  But Peter said, Ananias,... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Six
Increasing in Power Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was increasing, protests were made by the Greek Jews against the Hebrews, because their widows were not taken care of in the distribution of food every day.  And the Apostles sent for all the disciples and... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Seven
Then the high priest said, Are these things true? Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and the Twelve Heads of Israel And he said, My brothers and fathers, give hearing. The God of glory came to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he was living in Haran,  And said... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Eight
Saul Hate the Church 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,... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Nine
Saul of Tarsus But Saul, still burning with desire to put to death the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,  And made a request for letters from him to the Synagogues of Damascus, so that if there were any of the Way there, men or women,... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Ten
Cornelius Saw a Vision Now there was a certain man in Caesarea, named Cornelius, the captain of the Italian band of the army; A serious-minded man, fearing God with all his family; he gave much money to the poor, and made prayer to God at all times. He saw... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Eleven
God has Given a Change of Heart to the Gentiles Now the Apostles and the brothers who were in Judaea had news that the word of God had been given to the Gentiles.  And when Peter came to Jerusalem, those who kept the rule of circumcision had an argument... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Twelve
An Angel had Taken Peter out From the Hands of Herod Now, about that time, Herod the king made cruel attacks on the Christians.  And he put James, the brother of John, to death with the sword.  And when he saw that this was pleasing to the Jews he... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Thirteen
Barnabas and Saul Sent by the Holy Spirit Now there were at Antioch, in the church there, prophets and teachers, Barnabas, and Symeon who was named Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, a relation of Herod the king, and Saul.  And while they were doing the Lord's work,... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Fourteen
Division Among People Now in Iconium they went together to the Synagogue of the Jews and gave such teaching that a great number of Jews and Greeks had faith.  But those Jews who had not the faith, made the minds of the Gentiles bitter against the brothers.  So they... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Fifteen
Making no Division Now certain men came down from Judaea, teaching the brothers and saying that without circumcision, after the rule of Moses, there is no salvation.  And after Paul and Barnabas had had no little argument and discussion with them, the brothers made a decision to send Paul... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Sixteen
Paul had a Vision and Went to Macedonia And he came to Derbe and Lystra: and there was a certain disciple there named Timothy, whose mother was one of the Jews of the faith, but his father was a Greek;  Of whom the brothers at Lystra and Iconium had... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Seventeen
Paul in Thessalonica Now when they had gone through Amphipolis and Apollonia they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Synagogue of the Jews:  And Paul, as he generally did, went in to them, and on three Sabbath days had discussions with them from the holy Writings,  Saying to... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Eighteen
People of Corinth After these things, he went away from Athens, and came to Corinth.  And there he came across a certain Jew named Aquila, a man of Pontus by birth, who not long before had come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had given orders that... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Nineteen
Paul Came to Ephesus And it came about that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, having gone through the higher country, came to Ephesus, where there were certain disciples:  And he said to them, Did you get the Holy Spirit when you had faith? And they said to him,... Read more
Basic Acts: Chapter Twenty
To Go Back to Macedonia And after the noise had come to an end, Paul, having sent for the disciples and given them comfort, went away from them to Macedonia.  And when he had gone through those parts and given them much teaching, he came into Greece.  And when... Read more