Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



They called Barnabas Zeus, and Paul, because he was the principal speaker, Hermes. The priest of the temple of Zeus that stood at the entrance to the town came with crowds of people to the gates, bringing bulls and garlands, meaning to offer sacrifice to them. But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes read more.
and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain. In ages past he let all the heathen follow their own ways; though he did not fail to give some evidence about himself, through his kindnesses to you, in sending you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, giving you food and happiness to your heart's content." Even with these words they could hardly restrain the people from offering sacrifice to them.


But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes


The crowds, seeing what Paul had done, shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!" They called Barnabas Zeus, and Paul, because he was the principal speaker, Hermes. The priest of the temple of Zeus that stood at the entrance to the town came with crowds of people to the gates, bringing bulls and garlands, meaning to offer sacrifice to them. read more.
But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain. In ages past he let all the heathen follow their own ways; though he did not fail to give some evidence about himself, through his kindnesses to you, in sending you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, giving you food and happiness to your heart's content." Even with these words they could hardly restrain the people from offering sacrifice to them.


When Peter actually came in, Cornelius met him and fell at his feet and made obeisance to him.

The crowds, seeing what Paul had done, shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!" They called Barnabas Zeus, and Paul, because he was the principal speaker, Hermes. The priest of the temple of Zeus that stood at the entrance to the town came with crowds of people to the gates, bringing bulls and garlands, meaning to offer sacrifice to them. read more.
But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain.


They called Barnabas Zeus, and Paul, because he was the principal speaker, Hermes. The priest of the temple of Zeus that stood at the entrance to the town came with crowds of people to the gates, bringing bulls and garlands, meaning to offer sacrifice to them. But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes read more.
and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain.


and they became aware of it, they made their escape to the Lycaonian towns of Lystra and Derbe and the country around, and there they went on preaching the good news. In the streets of Lystra a man used to sit who had not the use of his feet. He had been lame from his birth, and had never been able to walk. read more.
He was listening to Paul as he talked, when Paul looked at him and, seeing that he had faith that he would be cured, said to him loudly, "Stand on your feet!" And he sprang up and began to walk. The crowds, seeing what Paul had done, shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!" They called Barnabas Zeus, and Paul, because he was the principal speaker, Hermes. The priest of the temple of Zeus that stood at the entrance to the town came with crowds of people to the gates, bringing bulls and garlands, meaning to offer sacrifice to them. But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain. In ages past he let all the heathen follow their own ways; though he did not fail to give some evidence about himself, through his kindnesses to you, in sending you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, giving you food and happiness to your heart's content." Even with these words they could hardly restrain the people from offering sacrifice to them. But some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and won the people over, and they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the town, thinking that he was dead. But the brothers gathered about him, and he got up and re-entered the town. The next day he went on with Barnabas to Derbe. They proclaimed the good news in that town and made a number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch,

He went to Derbe and Lystra also. At Lystra there was a disciple named Timothy whose mother was a Jewish Christian while his father was a Greek, and who was highly thought of by the brothers in Lystra and Iconium.


my persecutions, my sufferings??he things that happened to me at Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra, the persecutions I endured; yet the Lord brought me safely out of them all.

and they became aware of it, they made their escape to the Lycaonian towns of Lystra and Derbe and the country around, and there they went on preaching the good news. In the streets of Lystra a man used to sit who had not the use of his feet. He had been lame from his birth, and had never been able to walk. read more.
He was listening to Paul as he talked, when Paul looked at him and, seeing that he had faith that he would be cured, said to him loudly, "Stand on your feet!" And he sprang up and began to walk. The crowds, seeing what Paul had done, shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!" They called Barnabas Zeus, and Paul, because he was the principal speaker, Hermes. The priest of the temple of Zeus that stood at the entrance to the town came with crowds of people to the gates, bringing bulls and garlands, meaning to offer sacrifice to them. But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain. In ages past he let all the heathen follow their own ways; though he did not fail to give some evidence about himself, through his kindnesses to you, in sending you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, giving you food and happiness to your heart's content." Even with these words they could hardly restrain the people from offering sacrifice to them. But some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and won the people over, and they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the town, thinking that he was dead. But the brothers gathered about him, and he got up and re-entered the town. The next day he went on with Barnabas to Derbe. They proclaimed the good news in that town and made a number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch, reassuring the disciples and encouraging them to stand by the faith and reminding them that we have to undergo many hardships to get into the Kingdom of God. They appointed elders for them in each church, and with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.


The crowds, seeing what Paul had done, shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!" They called Barnabas Zeus, and Paul, because he was the principal speaker, Hermes. The priest of the temple of Zeus that stood at the entrance to the town came with crowds of people to the gates, bringing bulls and garlands, meaning to offer sacrifice to them. read more.
But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain. In ages past he let all the heathen follow their own ways; though he did not fail to give some evidence about himself, through his kindnesses to you, in sending you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, giving you food and happiness to your heart's content." Even with these words they could hardly restrain the people from offering sacrifice to them.


The news about them came to the ears of the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas all the way to Antioch. When he reached there and saw the favor God had shown them, he was delighted, and encouraged them all to be resolute and steadfast in their devotion to the Lord, for he was an excellent man, full of the holy Spirit and faith. So a considerable number of people came over to the Lord. read more.
Then Barnabas went over to Tarsus to seek out Saul, and found him and brought him to Antioch. The result was that for a whole year they met with the church, and taught large numbers of people, and it was at Antioch that the disciples first came to be known as Christians.

But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain.






In the streets of Lystra a man used to sit who had not the use of his feet. He had been lame from his birth, and had never been able to walk. He was listening to Paul as he talked, when Paul looked at him and, seeing that he had faith that he would be cured, said to him loudly, "Stand on your feet!" And he sprang up and began to walk. read more.
The crowds, seeing what Paul had done, shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!" They called Barnabas Zeus, and Paul, because he was the principal speaker, Hermes. The priest of the temple of Zeus that stood at the entrance to the town came with crowds of people to the gates, bringing bulls and garlands, meaning to offer sacrifice to them. But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain.




In the streets of Lystra a man used to sit who had not the use of his feet. He had been lame from his birth, and had never been able to walk. He was listening to Paul as he talked, when Paul looked at him and, seeing that he had faith that he would be cured, said to him loudly, "Stand on your feet!" And he sprang up and began to walk. read more.
The crowds, seeing what Paul had done, shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!" They called Barnabas Zeus, and Paul, because he was the principal speaker, Hermes. The priest of the temple of Zeus that stood at the entrance to the town came with crowds of people to the gates, bringing bulls and garlands, meaning to offer sacrifice to them. But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain.




I fell at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, "You must not do that. I am only a fellow-slave of yours and of your brothers who have accepted the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is what inspires prophecy."

It was I, John, who heard and saw these things. When I heard and saw them, I fell at the feet of the angel who showed them to me, to worship him. But he said to me, "You must not do that. I am only a fellow-slave of yours and of your brothers the prophets and the men who heed the words of this book. Worship God!








When Peter actually came in, Cornelius met him and fell at his feet and made obeisance to him. But Peter lifted him to his feet, and said, "Get up! I am only human myself."

In the streets of Lystra a man used to sit who had not the use of his feet. He had been lame from his birth, and had never been able to walk. He was listening to Paul as he talked, when Paul looked at him and, seeing that he had faith that he would be cured, said to him loudly, "Stand on your feet!" And he sprang up and began to walk. read more.
The crowds, seeing what Paul had done, shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!" They called Barnabas Zeus, and Paul, because he was the principal speaker, Hermes. The priest of the temple of Zeus that stood at the entrance to the town came with crowds of people to the gates, bringing bulls and garlands, meaning to offer sacrifice to them. But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rushed into the crowd, tearing their clothes and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain. In ages past he let all the heathen follow their own ways; though he did not fail to give some evidence about himself, through his kindnesses to you, in sending you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, giving you food and happiness to your heart's content." Even with these words they could hardly restrain the people from offering sacrifice to them.