Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than men!”
I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given to me — the task of testifying to the gospel of God’s grace.
They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.
So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.