13:16Then Paul stood up, and beckoning with his hand said, Men of Israel, and ye that fear God, give audience.
13:17The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high arm brought he them out of it.
13:18And about the time of forty years suffered he their manners in the wilderness.
13:19And when he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by lot.
13:20And after that he gave unto them judges about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until Samuel the prophet.
13:21And afterward they desired a king: and God gave unto them Saul the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the space of forty years.
13:22And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.
13:23Of this man's seed hath God according to his promise raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus:
13:24When John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.
13:25And as John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not he. But, behold, there cometh one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose.
13:26Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.
13:27For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.
13:28And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain.
13:29And when they had fulfilled all that was written of him, they took him down from the tree, and laid him in a sepulchre.
13:30But God raised him from the dead:
13:31And he was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people.
13:32And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers,
13:33God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.
13:34And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of David.
13:35Wherefore he saith also in another psalm, Thou shalt not suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
13:36For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption:
13:37But he, whom God raised again, saw no corruption.
13:38Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:
13:39And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
13:40Beware therefore, lest that come upon you, which is spoken of in the prophets;
13:41Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which ye shall in no wise believe, though a man declare it unto you.
13:42And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath.
13:43Now when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them, persuaded them to continue in the grace of God.
4:15For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.
9:2If I be not an apostle unto others, yet doubtless I am to you: for the seal of mine apostleship are ye in the Lord.
15:11Therefore whether it were I or they, so we preach, and so ye believed.
3:2Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men:
3:3Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart.
12:12Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds.
13:4For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God toward you.
2:16Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.
1:5For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.