When they arrived, they went to the room upstairs where they were staying: Peter, John, James, Andrew, Philip, Thomas, Bartholomew, Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas the son of James.
All these were continually united in prayer, along with the women, including Mary the mother of Jesus, and His brothers.
Now all the believers were together and had everything in common.
So they sold their possessions and property and distributed the proceeds to all, as anyone had a need.
And every day they devoted themselves [to meeting] together in the temple complex, and broke bread from house to house. They ate their food with gladness and simplicity of heart,
Then Peter came to himself and said, "Now I know for certain that the Lord has sent His angel and rescued me from Herod's grasp and from all that the Jewish people expected."
When he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John Mark, where many had assembled and were praying.
After leaving the jail, they came to Lydia's house where they saw and encouraged the brothers, and departed.
As for the holy people who are in the land, they are the noble ones in whom is all my delight.
I remember this as I pour out my heart: how I walked with many, leading the festive procession to the house of God, with joyful and thankful shouts.
I am a friend to all who fear You, to those who keep Your precepts.
The one who walks with the wise will become wise, but a companion of fools will suffer harm.
At that time those who feared the LORD spoke to one another. The LORD took notice and listened. So a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who feared Yahweh and had high regard for His name.
Do not be mismatched with unbelievers. For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness?
What agreement does Christ have with Belial? Or what does a believer have in common with an unbeliever?
And what agreement does God's sanctuary have with idols? For we are the sanctuary of the living God, as God said: I will dwell among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be My people.
Therefore, come out from among them and be separate, says the Lord; do not touch any unclean thing, and I will welcome you.