Lesson 13b

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13.1b Repeat each sentence.

The group presented them to the apostles, (The group presented them to the apostles,) / who prayed and placed their hands on them. (who prayed and placed their hands on them.) / The group presented them to the apostles, who prayed and placed their hands on them. (The group presented them to the apostles, who prayed and placed their hands on them.) / And so the word of God continued to spread. (And so the word of God continued to spread.)

The number of disciples in Jerusalem grew larger and larger, (The number of disciples in Jerusalem grew larger and larger,) / and a great number of priests accepted the faith. (and a great number of priests accepted the faith.) / The number of disciples in Jerusalem grew larger and larger, and a great number of priests accepted the faith. (The number of disciples in Jerusalem grew larger and larger, and a great number of priests accepted the faith.)

Stephen, a man richly blessed by God (Stephen, a man richly blessed by God) / and full of power, (and full of power,) / performed great miracles and wonders among the people. (performed great miracles and wonders among the people.) / Stephen, a man richly blessed by God and full of power, performed great miracles and wonders among the people. (Stephen, a man richly blessed by God and full of power, performed great miracles and wonders among the people.)

But he was opposed by some men (But he was opposed by some men) / who were members of the synagogue of the Freedmen, ( who were members of the synagogue of the Freedmen,) / as it was called. (as it was called). But he was opposed by some men who were members of the synagogue of the Freedmen, as it was called. (But he was opposed by some men who were members of the synagogue of the Freedmen, as it was called.) / They and other Jews (They and other Jews) / from the provinces of Asia (from the provinces of Asia) / started arguing with Stephen. (started arguing with Stephen.) / They and other Jews from the provinces of Asia started arguing with Stephen. (They and other Jews from the provinces of Asia started arguing with Stephen.)

But the Spirit gave Stephen such wisdom (But the Spirit gave Stephen such wisdom) / that when he spoke, (that when he spoke,) / they could not refute him. (they could not refute him.) / But the Spirit gave Stephen such wisdom that when he spoke, they could not refute him. (But the Spirit gave Stephen such wisdom that when he spoke, they could not refute him.) / So they bribed some men to say, (So they bribed some men to say,) / We heard him speaking against Moses and against God. (We heard him speaking against Moses and against God.) / So they bribed some men to say, We heard him speaking against Moses and against God. (So they bribed some men to say, We heard him speaking against Moses and against God.)