And God, who knows the heart, showed His approval by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as He did to us.
Cross ReferencesJohn 2:24
But Jesus did not entrust Himself to them, for He knew all men.
And they prayed, "Lord, You know everyone's heart. Show us which of these two You have chosen
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.
While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell on all who heard his message.
"Can anyone withhold the water to baptize these people? They have received the Holy Spirit just as we have!"
It seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us not to burden you with anything beyond these essential requirements:
Chapter Outline1. Great dissensions arise regarding circumcision.
5. The apostles consult about it,
22. and send their determination by letters to the churches.
36. Paul and Barnabas, thinking to visit the brothers together,
39. disagree, and travel different ways.
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1 Samuel 16:7
1 Kings 8:39
1 Chronicles 28:9
1 Chronicles 29:17
Psalm 139:1, 2
John 2:24, 25
Acts 10:44, 45
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