Consequently a Sabbath rest remains for the people of God.
But they said, “Not during the feast, so that there won’t be a riot among the people.” 1
to give his people knowledge of salvation 1 through the forgiveness 2 of their sins.
choosing rather to be ill-treated with the people of God than to enjoy sin’s fleeting pleasure.
“Blessed 1 be the Lord God of Israel, because he has come to help 2 and has redeemed 3 his people.
“Go and stand in the temple courts 1 and proclaim 2 to the people all the words of this life.”
Now Stephen, full of grace and power, was performing great wonders and miraculous signs 1 among the people.
Before 1 Jesus 2 arrived, John 3 had proclaimed a baptism for repentance 4 to all the people of Israel.
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid! Listen carefully, 1 for I proclaim to you good news 2 that brings great joy to all the people:
Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing their babies in those days! For there will be great distress 1 on the earth and wrath against this people.
Now many miraculous signs 1 and wonders came about among the people through the hands of the apostles. By 2 common consent 3 they were all meeting together in Solomon’s Portico. 4
But a Pharisee 1 whose name was Gamaliel, 2 a teacher of the law who was respected by all the people, stood up 3 in the council 4 and ordered the men to be put outside for a short time.
He 1 was a devout, God-fearing man, 2 as was all his household; he did many acts of charity for the people 3 and prayed to God regularly.
He 1 commanded us to preach to the people and to warn 2 them 3 that he is the one 4 appointed 5 by God as judge 6 of the living and the dead.
When he had seized him, he put him in prison, handing him over to four squads 1 of soldiers to guard him. Herod 2 planned 3 to bring him out for public trial 4 after the Passover.
that 1 the Christ 2 was to suffer and be the first to rise from the dead, to proclaim light both to our people 3 and to the Gentiles.” 4
It is written in the law: “By people with strange tongues and by the lips of strangers I will speak to this people, yet not even in this way will they listen to me,” 1 says the Lord.
Jesus 1 went throughout all of Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, 2 preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of disease and sickness among the people.
So give orders to secure the tomb until the third day. Otherwise his disciples may come and steal his body 1 and say to the people, ‘He has been raised from the dead,’ and the last deception will be worse than the first.”
not by all the people, but by us, the witnesses God had already chosen, 1 who ate and drank 2 with him after he rose from the dead.