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in the presence of God – 1330

is anyone among you sick? let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. and the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. and if he has committed sins, he...

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in the presence of God – 1329

and when this had taken place, the rest of the people on the island who had diseases also came and were cured. they also honored us greatly, and when we were about to sail, they put on board whatever we needed. [acts 28:9-10]   from the influential, to all! God’s...

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in the presence of God – 1328

now in the neighborhood of that place were lands belonging to the chief man of the island, named publius, who received us and entertained us hospitably for three days. it happened that the father of publius lay sick with fever and dysentery. and paul visited him and...

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in the presence of God – 1327

when paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and put them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat and fastened on his hand. - [acts 28:3]   when bad things happen to good people   paul had been through a harrowing shipwreck adventure and is now safely...

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in the presence of God – 1326

4 when the native people saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, “no doubt this man is a murderer. though he has escaped from the sea, justice has not allowed him to live.” 5 he, however, shook off the creature into the fire and suffered no...

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in the presence of God – 1325

after we were brought safely through, we then learned that the island was called malta. the native people showed us unusual kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed us all, because it had begun to rain and was cold. [acts 28:1-2]   now safe on land, having...

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in the presence of God – 1324

now when it was day, they did not recognize the land, but they noticed a bay with a beach, on which they planned if possible to run the ship ashore. so they cast off the anchors and left them in the sea, at the same time loosening the ropes that tied the rudders. then...

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in the presence of God – 1323

as day was about to dawn, paul urged them all to take some food, saying, “today is the fourteenth day that you have continued in suspense and without food, having taken nothing. therefore i urge you to take some food. for it will give you strength, for not a hair is...

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in the presence of God – 1322

and as the sailors were seeking to escape from the ship, and had lowered the ship’s boat into the sea under pretense of laying out anchors from the bow, paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, “unless these men stay in the ship, you cannot be saved.” then the...

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in the presence of God – 1321

when the fourteenth night had come, as we were being driven across the adriatic sea, about midnight the sailors suspected that they were nearing land. so they took a sounding and found twenty fathoms. a little farther on they took a sounding again and found fifteen...

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