Lesson 14b

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14.1b Repeat each sentence.

They kept on stoning Stephen (They kept on stoning Stephen) / as he called out to the Lord, (as he called out to the Lord,) / Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. (Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.) / They kept on stoning Stephen as he called out to the Lord, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. (They kept on stoning Stephen as he called out to the Lord, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.)

He knelt down (He knelt down) / and cried out in a loud voice, (and cried out in a loud voice,) / Lord, do not remember this sin against them. (Lord, do not remember this sin against them.) / He knelt down and cried out in a loud voice, Lord, do not remember this sin against them. (He knelt down and cried out in a loud voice, Lord, do not remember this sin against them.) / He said this and died. (He said this and died.)

That very day (That very day) / the church in Jerusalem (the church in Jerusalem) / began to suffer cruel persecution. (began to suffer cruel persecution.) / That very day the church in Jerusalem began to suffer cruel persecution. (That very day the church in Jerusalem began to suffer cruel persecution.) / All the believers, (All the believers,) / except the apostles, (except the apostles,) / were scattered throughout the provinces of Judea and Samaria. (were scattered throughout the provinces of Judea and Samaria.) / All the believers, except the apostles, were scattered throughout the provinces of Judea and Samaria. (All the believers, except the apostles, were scattered throughout the provinces of Judea and Samaria.)

Some devout men buried Stephen, (Some devout men buried Stephen,) / mourning for him with loud cries. (mourning for him with loud cries.) / Some devout men buried Stephen, mourning for him with loud cries. (Some devout men buried Stephen, mourning for him with loud cries.)

But Saul tried to destroy the church. (But Saul tried to destroy the church.) / Going from house to house, (going from house to house,) / he dragged out the believers, (he dragged out the believers,) / both men and women, (both men and women,) / and threw them into jail. (and threw them into jail.) / Going from house to house, he dragged out the believers, both men and women, and threw them into jail. (Going from house to house, he dragged out the believers, both men and women, and threw them into jail.)