rescuing you from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you,
But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having won over the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be dead.
But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them;
And the Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, “Do not be afraid any longer, but go on speaking and do not be silent;
While they were seeking to kill him, a report came up to the commander of the Roman cohort that all Jerusalem was in confusion.
And as a great dissension was developing, the commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them and ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.
1 Samuel 7:12
Then Samuel took a stone and set it between Mizpah and Shen, and named it Ebenezer, saying, “Thus far the Lord has helped us.”
Then we journeyed from the river Ahava on the twelfth of the first month to go to Jerusalem; and the hand of our God was over us, and He delivered us from the hand of the enemy and the ambushes by the way.
The God who executes vengeance for me,
And subdues peoples under me.
You made men ride over our heads;
We went through fire and through water,
Yet You brought us out into a place of abundance.
All nations surrounded me;
In the name of the Lord I will surely cut them off.
A Song of Ascents, of David.
“Had it not been the Lord who was on our side,”
Let Israel now say,
2 Corinthians 1:8
For we do not want you to be unaware, brethren, of our affliction which came to us in Asia, that we were burdened excessively, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life;
2 Timothy 3:11
persecutions, and sufferings, such as happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium and at Lystra; what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord rescued me!
2 Timothy 4:17
But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion’s mouth.
how I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and teaching you publicly and from house to house,
And the nations were enraged, and Your wrath came, and the time came for the dead to be judged, and the time to reward Your bond-servants the prophets and the saints and those who fear Your name, the small and the great, and to destroy those who destroy the earth.”
And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the books, according to their deeds.
But this I admit to you, that according to the Way which they call a sect I do serve the God of our fathers, believing everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets;
When they had set a day for Paul, they came to him at his lodging in large numbers; and he was explaining to them by solemnly testifying about the kingdom of God and trying to persuade them concerning Jesus, from both the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning until evening.
Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be here; if You wish, I will make three tabernacles here, one for You, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”
But Abraham *said, ‘They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.’
For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.
As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up;
You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;
But now apart from the Law the righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets,
And they *sang the song of Moses, the bond-servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying,
“Great and marvelous are Your works,
O Lord God, the Almighty;
Righteous and true are Your ways,
King of the nations!