38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized,(A) every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins.(B) And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.(C) 39 The promise is for you and your children(D) and for all who are far off(E)—for all whom the Lord our God will call.”

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36 As they traveled along the road, they came to some water and the eunuch said, “Look, here is water. What can stand in the way of my being baptized?”(A) [37] [a] 38 And he gave orders to stop the chariot. Then both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water and Philip baptized him.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 8:37 Some manuscripts include here Philip said, “If you believe with all your heart, you may.” The eunuch answered, “I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.”

Lydia’s Conversion in Philippi

11 From Troas(A) we put out to sea and sailed straight for Samothrace, and the next day we went on to Neapolis. 12 From there we traveled to Philippi,(B) a Roman colony and the leading city of that district[a] of Macedonia.(C) And we stayed there several days.

13 On the Sabbath(D) we went outside the city gate to the river, where we expected to find a place of prayer. We sat down and began to speak to the women who had gathered there. 14 One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira(E) named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart(F) to respond to Paul’s message. 15 When she and the members of her household(G) were baptized,(H) she invited us to her home. “If you consider me a believer in the Lord,” she said, “come and stay at my house.” And she persuaded us.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 16:12 The text and meaning of the Greek for the leading city of that district are uncertain.

25 About midnight(A) Paul and Silas(B) were praying and singing hymns(C) to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. 26 Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken.(D) At once all the prison doors flew open,(E) and everyone’s chains came loose.(F) 27 The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself because he thought the prisoners had escaped.(G) 28 But Paul shouted, “Don’t harm yourself! We are all here!”

29 The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas.(H) 30 He then brought them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”(I)

31 They replied, “Believe(J) in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved(K)—you and your household.”(L) 32 Then they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all the others in his house. 33 At that hour of the night(M) the jailer took them and washed their wounds; then immediately he and all his household were baptized.(N) 34 The jailer brought them into his house and set a meal before them; he(O) was filled with joy because he had come to believe in God—he and his whole household.

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