Brothers and sisters,(A) choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit(B) and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them(C)

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Peter Explains His Actions

11 The apostles and the believers(A) throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.(B)

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12 The Spirit told(A) me to have no hesitation about going with them.(B) These six brothers(C) also went with me, and we entered the man’s house.

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29 The disciples,(A) as each one was able, decided to provide help(B) for the brothers and sisters(C) living in Judea.

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But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the other Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.(A)

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Priscilla, Aquila and Apollos

18 Paul stayed on in Corinth for some time. Then he left the brothers and sisters(A) and sailed for Syria,(B) accompanied by Priscilla and Aquila.(C) Before he sailed, he had his hair cut off at Cenchreae(D) because of a vow he had taken.(E)

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27 When Apollos wanted to go to Achaia,(A) the brothers and sisters(B) encouraged him and wrote to the disciples there to welcome him. When he arrived, he was a great help to those who by grace had believed.

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We continued our voyage from Tyre(A) and landed at Ptolemais, where we greeted the brothers and sisters(B) and stayed with them for a day.

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as the high priest and all the Council(A) can themselves testify. I even obtained letters from them to their associates(B) in Damascus,(C) and went there to bring these people as prisoners to Jerusalem to be punished.

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Released From the Law, Bound to Christ

Do you not know, brothers and sisters(A)—for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law has authority over someone only as long as that person lives?

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