And day by day, g attending the temple h together and i breaking bread in their homes, they received their food j with glad and generous hearts,
praising God and k having favor with all the people. And the Lord l added to their number m day by day those who n were being saved.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour.
And when they heard this, they entered the temple at daybreak and began to teach. Now when the high priest came, and those who were with him, they called together the council and all the senate of the people of Israel and sent to the prison to have them brought.
And every day, in the temple and from house to house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.
And were continually in the temple blessing God.
All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.
And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.
Then he brought them up into his house and set food before them. And he rejoiced along with his entire household that he had believed in God.
So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.
None of the rest dared join them, but the people held them in high esteem.
So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.
And more than ever believers were added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women.
For he was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And a great many people were added to the Lord.
So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and they increased in numbers daily.
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
And with many other words he bore witness and continued to exhort them, saying, "Save yourselves from this crooked generation.
And they said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.