For I am already being poured out as an offering, and the time for me to depart 1 is at hand.
An 1 angel of the Lord 2 appeared to 3 them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were absolutely terrified. 4
So 1 he stood over her, commanded 2 the fever, and it left her. Immediately 3 she got up and began to serve 4 them.
Preach the message, 1 be ready 2 whether it is convenient or not, 3 reprove, rebuke, exhort 4 with complete patience and instruction.
At that moment, 1 she came up to them 2 and began to give thanks to God and to speak 3 about the child 4 to all who were waiting for the redemption of Jerusalem. 5
“But be on your guard 1 so that your hearts are not weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of this life, and that day close down upon you suddenly like a trap. 2
While 1 they were perplexed 2 about this, suddenly 3 two men stood beside them in dazzling 4 attire.
While Peter and John 1 were speaking to the people, the priests and the commander 2 of the temple guard 3 and the Sadducees 4 came up 5 to them,
They incited the people, the 1 elders, and the experts in the law; 2 then they approached Stephen, 3 seized him, and brought him before the council. 4
At that very moment, 1 three men sent to me from Caesarea 2 approached 3 the house where we were staying. 4
came 1 to me and stood beside me 2 and said to me, ‘Brother Saul, regain your sight!’ 3 And at that very moment 4 I looked up and saw him. 5
This man was seized 1 by the Jews and they were about to kill him, 2 when I came up 3 with the detachment 4 and rescued him, because I had learned that he was 5 a Roman citizen. 6
But Martha was distracted 1 with all the preparations she had to make, 2 so 3 she came up to him and said, “Lord, don’t you care 4 that my sister has left me to do all the work 5 alone? Tell 6 her to help me.”
Now one 1 day, as Jesus 2 was teaching the people in the temple courts 3 and proclaiming 4 the gospel, the chief priests and the experts in the law 5 with the elders came up 6
Now while Peter was puzzling over 1 what the vision he had seen could signify, the men sent by Cornelius had learned where Simon’s house was 2 and approached 3 the gate.
But the Jews became jealous, 1 and gathering together some worthless men from the rabble in the marketplace, 2 they formed a mob 3 and set the city in an uproar. 4 They attacked Jason’s house, 5 trying to find Paul and Silas 6 to bring them out to the assembly. 7
And when the blood of your witness 1 Stephen was shed, 2 I myself was standing nearby, approving, 3 and guarding the cloaks 4 of those who were killing him.’ 5
The following night the Lord 1 stood near 2 Paul 3 and said, “Have courage, 4 for just as you have testified about me in Jerusalem, 5 so you must also testify in Rome.” 6
The local inhabitants 1 showed us extraordinary 2 kindness, for they built a fire and welcomed us all because it had started to rain 3 and was cold.
Suddenly 1 an angel of the Lord 2 appeared, and a light shone in the prison cell. He struck 3 Peter on the side and woke him up, saying, “Get up quickly!” And the chains fell off Peter’s 4 wrists. 5