8 21 You have no share or part in this matter because your heart is not right before God!
22 Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that he may perhaps forgive you for the intent of your heart.
23 For I see that you are bitterly envious and in bondage to sin."
24 But Simon replied, "You pray to the Lord for me so that nothing of what you have said may happen to me."
25 So after Peter and John had solemnly testified and spoken the word of the Lord, they started back to Jerusalem, proclaiming the good news to many Samaritan villages as they went.
26 Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Get up and go south on the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza." (This is a desert road.)
27 So he got up and went. There he met an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was in charge of all her treasury. He had come to Jerusalem to worship,
28 and was returning home, sitting in his chariot, reading the prophet Isaiah.
29 Then the Spirit said to Philip, "Go over and join this chariot."
30 So Philip ran up to it and heard the man reading Isaiah the prophet. He asked him, "Do you understand what you're reading?"
31 The man replied, "How in the world can I, unless someone guides me?" So he invited Philip to come up and sit with him.
32 Now the passage of scripture the man was reading was this: "He was led like a sheep to slaughter, and like a lamb before its shearer is silent, so he did not open his mouth.
33 In humiliation justice was taken from him. Who can describe his posterity? For his life was taken away from the earth."
34 Then the eunuch said to Philip, "Please tell me, who is the prophet saying this about - himself or someone else?"
35 So Philip started speaking, and beginning with this scripture proclaimed the good news about Jesus to him.
36 Now as they were going along the road, they came to some water, and the eunuch said, "Look, there is water! What is to stop me from being baptized?"
38 So he ordered the chariot to stop, and both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and Philip baptized him.
39 Now when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him any more, but went on his way rejoicing.
40 Philip, however, found himself at Azotus, and as he passed through the area, he proclaimed the good news to all the towns until he came to Caesarea.
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