Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Stretched forth his hands
when you stretch out your hand to heal, and signs and wonders are done by the power of your holy servant Jesus."
So the church all over Judea, Galilee, and Samaria was at peace and became established. It lived in reverence for the Lord and, stimulated by the holy Spirit, it grew steadily in numbers.
When I was among you day after day in the Temple you never laid a hand on me! But you choose this hour, and the cover of darkness!"
But be on your guard against men, for they will give you up to their courts, and have you flogged in their synagogues,
Then they will hand you over to persecution and they will put you to death, and you will be hated by all the heathen because you bear my name.
Remember what I said to you: No slave is greater than his master. If they have persecuted me they will persecute you too. If they have observed my teaching, they will observe yours too.
They will exclude you from their synagogues; why, the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is doing religious service to God.