41 Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number(A) that day.

The Fellowship of the Believers

42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching(B) and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread(C) and to prayer.(D)

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35 Then Philip began(A) with that very passage of Scripture(B) and told him the good news(C) about Jesus.

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?”(D) [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. 39 When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord suddenly took Philip away,(E) and the eunuch did not see him again, but went on his way rejoicing.

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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.”