1. Acts 14:23 “And when they ordained elders in every church(Lystra, Iconium and Antioch), and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.”
    2. Acts 15:2 “When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem(City)unto the apostles and elders about this question.”
    3. Acts 15:4 “And when they were come to Jerusalem(City), they were received of the church(City), and of the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.”
    4. Acts 15:22 “Then please it the apostles and elders, with the whole church(City), to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch(City) with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:”
    5. Acts 15:23 “And they wrote letters by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren send greeting unto the brethren which are of the Gentiles in Antioch(City) and Syria(Province)and Cilicia (Province):”
    6. Acts 16:4 “And as they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees for to keep, that were ordained of the apostles and elders which were at Jerusalem(City).”
    7. Acts 20:17 “And from Miletus he(Paul)sent to Ephesus(City), and called the elders(Plural) of the church(Singular).”
    8. Titus 1:5 “For this cause left I thee in Crete(Island), that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:”

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