So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls.
Now when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brethren, what shall we do?”
praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord was adding to their number day by day those who were being saved.
May there be abundance of grain in the earth on top of the mountains;
Its fruit will wave like the cedars of Lebanon;
And may those from the city flourish like vegetation of the earth.
Your people will volunteer freely in the day of Your power;
In holy array, from the womb of the dawn,
Your youth are to You as the dew.
“The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
Simon answered and said, “Master, we worked hard all night and caught nothing, but I will do as You say and let down the nets.”
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father.
At this time Peter stood up in the midst of the brethren (a gathering of about one hundred and twenty persons was there together), and said,
But many of those who had heard the message believed; and the number of the men came to be about five thousand.
The crowds with one accord were giving attention to what was said by Philip, as they heard and saw the signs which he was performing.
When the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord; and as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.
They said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”
and that which was a trial to you in my bodily condition you did not despise or loathe, but you received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus Himself.
You also became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation with the joy of the Holy Spirit,