Mary kept all these things in her heart and thought about them often.
“The blind see, the lame walk, those with leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised to life, and the Good News is being preached to the poor.”
“The message of the cross is foolish to those who are headed for destruction! But we who are being saved know it is the very power of God.”
Now may the God of peace make you holy in every way, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless until our Lord Jesus Christ comes again. God will make this happen, for he who calls you is faithful.
You received the message with joy from the Holy Spirit in spite of the severe suffering it brought you.
They searched the Scriptures day after day to see if Paul and Silas were teaching the truth. As a result, many Jews believed, as did many of the prominent Greek women and men.