NIV 1 And Saul approved of their killing him. New International Version; Acts 8 Acts 8. Learn More About New International Version. 3 But Saul(D) began to destroy the church. And he gave orders to stop the chariot. This is the passage of Scripture the eunuch was reading: “He was led like a sheep to the slaughter. Acts 8 Parallel Chapters. Acts 8. 4 Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went. “How can I,” he said, “unless someone explains it to me?” So he invited Philip to come up and sit with him. 8 So there was great joy in that city. 3 But Saul began to destroy the church. What can stand in the way of my being baptized?”, Philip said, “If you believe with all your heart, you may.” The eunuch answered, “I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.”. Acts 4:8 New International Version (NIV) 8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them: “Rulers and elders of the people! On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. Acts 8 - And Saul approved of their killing him. “Do you understand what you are reading?” Philip asked. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. The Church Persecuted and Scattered. NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print. Acts 8:26-40 NIV Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, an important official in charge of all the treasury of the Kandake (which means “queen of the Ethiopians”). and on his way home was sitting in his chariot reading the Book of Isaiah the prophet. What can stand in the way of my being baptized?”(AP) [37] [c] 38 And he gave orders to stop the chariot. When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord suddenly took Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him again, but went on his way rejoicing. 6 Then they gathered around him and asked him, "Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?" Act 1:8 - But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” ( Mar 16:19, 20; Luk 24:50–53 ) NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” NIV: New International Version 7 But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves,’ God said, ‘and afterward they will come out of that country and worship me in this place.’ # 7:7 Gen. 15:13,14 8 Then he gave Abraham the covenant of circumcision. 6 When the crowds heard Philip and saw the signs he performed, they all paid close attention to what he said. The Church Persecuted and Scattered. 5 Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Messiah there. Then both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water and Philip baptized him. NIV: ESV: NASB: KJV: HCSB: 1 And Saul approved of their killing him. Used by Permission of Biblica, Inc.® All rights reserved worldwide. (Y) 21 You have no part or share(Z) in this ministry, because your heart is not right(AA) before God. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. Repent of this wickedness and pray to the Lord in the hope that he may forgive you for having such a thought in your heart. Acts 8 New International Version (NIV). On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. 2 Godly men buried Stephen and mourned deeply for him. Saul Persecutes the Church - Now Saul was consenting to his death. Philip, however, appeared at Azotus and traveled about, preaching the gospel in all the towns until he reached Caesarea. Acts 4:8 : ver 5; Lk 23:13. 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