Childrens Book Era 0030AD -0096AD
WHEN the day of Pentecost had come,
the disciples were all gathered together in one place.
And suddenly there came a sound from heaven like a rushing mighty wind,
and it filled all the house where they were sitting.
And there appeared to them tongues of flame which sat upon each...
Now Peter and John went together into the temple at the hour of prayer,
being the third hour of the afternoon.
And a certain man, lame from birth, was laid daily at the gate of the temple
which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of those who enter the temple.
Seeing Peter and John about to go...
The apostles chose seven men to help them with their daily affairs,
and among these was Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit.
He did great wonders and miracles among the people.
Some members of the synagogue disputed with him,
but they were not able to...
Not only did Saul consent to Stephen's death but he was directing heavy persecution against the church in Jerusalem, entering into every house and dragging out men and women to put them into prison.
Breathing out threats of slaughter against the disciples of the Lord,
THERE was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the Roman army.
He was a devout man, one who feared God with all his household,
who gave much alms to the people and prayed to God constantly.
He saw in a vision one afternoon an angel of God come to him and say,...
The following day, they entered Caesarea and Cornelius was waiting for them,
having called together his kinsmen and close friends.
As Peter came in, Cornelius met him and fell down at his feet and worshipped him.
But Peter lifted him up, saying, "Stand up, I myself also am...
NOW about that time, Herod the king reached out to strike certain of the followers of Christ.
He had James the brother of John killed with the sword.
And, because he saw it pleased the people, he proceeded further to seize Peter too.
When he had arrested him,
he Put him in...
AFTER preaching on the island of Cyprus, Paul and Barnabas set sail again
and went to the mainland cities of Perga in Pamphylia and Antioch in Pisidia.
They were at Antioch on the sabbath day and they went into the synagogue, and sat down.
And after the reading of the law and the...
Now there was a certain man of Lystra who, being a cripple from birth, had never walked.
He heard Paul speak, and Paul, looking at' him and seeing that he had the faith to be healed,
said in a loud voice, "Stand up on your feet."
And he leaped up and walked.
From Paul and all the brethren that are with me to the churches of Galatia:
"O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you that you should not obey the truth,
you before whom Jesus Christ has been clearly set forth as crucified?
Only one thing would I have you tell me:
After some days, Paul said to Barnabas "Let us go again and visit our brethren in every city where we have preached the word of the Lord, and see how they do."
But a disagreement arose between them and was so sharp that they went separate ways.
Barnabas sailed to...
Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia,
they came to Thessalonica where there was a synagogue of the Jews.
And Paul, as his manner was, went in,
and on three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures,
saying, "This Jesus whom I preach to you is...