And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to the prayers.
“Repent,” Peter said to them, “and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit."
Then they prayed, “You, Lord, know the hearts of all; show which of these two You have chosen."
"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come on you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
Jesus answered, “I assure you: Unless someone is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
Then Herod, when he saw that he had been outwitted by the wise men, flew into a rage. He gave orders to massacre all the male children who were two years old and under.
“Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.”
When Joseph got up from sleeping, he did as the Lord’s angel had commanded him.
The One who examines the thoughts and emotions is a righteous God.
The Lord has heard my plea for help; the Lord accepts my prayer.