And when they had come out of the prison, they went into the house of Lydia; and when they saw the brethren, they exhorted them, and departed.
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, who worshipped God, was listening; whose heart the Lord opened to attend to the things which were spoken by Paul.
And being released they went to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said to them.
And when he understood the matter, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, surnamed Mark, where many were gathered together, and praying.
confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying that it is through many afflictions that we mast enter into the kingdom of God.
who was well a spoken of by the brethren in Lystra and Iconium.
Blessed be God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort,
being troubled on every side, yet not distressed; perplexed, but not in despair;
For which cause we are not fainthearted; but though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
and sent Timothy, our brother and a fellowlaborer with God in the gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to encourage you in your faith,