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Peter's address on healing a cripple. THE ACTS, IV.

Opposition of the Priests. and amazement at that which had hap

A. D. 33. 6 And Annasa the high priest, and Caiapened unto him.

phas, and John, and Alexander, and as many 11 And, as the lame man which was a John 18. 13. as were of the kindred of the high priest, healed held Peter and John, all the people chap. 5. 12; were gathered together at Jerusalein.

. ran together unto them, in the porcho that

7 And when they had set them in the is called Solomon's, greatly wondering.

• Mat. 21.23. midst, they asked, By, what? power, or 12 And when Peter saw it, he answered 200: 3.5. by what name, have ye done this? unto the people, Ye men of Israel, why mar- Mat. 22. 32.

8 Then Peter, filledd with the Holy vel ye at this ? or why look ye so earnestly ch.6.30,31. Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the on us, as though by our own power or hoh John 17.1. people, and elders of Israel, liness we had made this man to walk ?

Ep.1.20..22 9° If we this day be examined of the 13 The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and Phi. 2.9..11. good deed done to the impotent man, by

не. 2. 9. of Jacob, the God of our fathers,, hath glo

what means he is made whole;

Re. 1.5, 18. rified his Son Jesus; whom ye delivered

10 Be it known unto you all, and to all up, and denied him in the presence of Pi-John 19.15. the people of Israel, that by the name late, when he was determined to let him go.

k ch. 3. 6, 16. of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye

I Mat. 27.17.. 14 But ye denied the Holy Onem and

crucified, whom God raised from the

25. the Just," and desired a murderer to be Lu.23.16.23 dead, even by him doth this man stand granted unto you;

here before you whole.

m Ps. 16. 10. 15 And killed the B Prince of life, whom

11 This is the stone which was set at

Lu. 1. 35. God hath raised P from the dead; where- n chap.7.52. nought of you builders, which is become of we? are witnesses.

22.14. the head of the corner. 16 And his name, through faith in his author,

12 Neither is there salvation in any name, hath made this man strong, whom John 1. 4. other : for there is none other name ye see and know, yea, the faith which is 1Jno. 5. 11. under heaven given among men, whereby him hath given him this perfect sound. Ps. 118. 22. by we must be saved. ness in the presence of you all.

Is. 28. 16. 13 Now when they saw the boldness of 17 And now, brethren, I wot that through Mat.21.42. Peter and John, and perceived that they ignorancet ye did it, as did also your rulers. Mat.28.2..6 were unlearned" and ignorant men, they 18 But those things, which God before

Ep. 1. 20.

marvelled; and they took knowledge of had shewed by the mouth of all his pro- . chap. 2. 32. them, that they had been with Jesus. phets, that Christ should suffer, he hath chap. 10.43. 14 And beholding the man which was so fulfilled.

1 Ti. 2. 5, 6. healed standing, with them, they could

8 Ps. 45.17. 19 Repentw ye therefore, and be con

tLu. 23.34.

say nothing* against it. verted, ý that your sins may be blotted : John 16.3.

15 But when they had commanded out, when the times of refreshing a shall 1 Co. 2. 8.

them to go aside out of the council, they come from the presence of the Lord ; u Mat. 11.25. conferred among themselves,

20 And he shall send Jesus Christ, 1 Co. 1. 27. 16 Saying, Whatç shall we do to these which before was preached unto you:

vch.26.22,23. men? for that indeed a notable miracle 21 Whom the heaven must receive until Lu. 24. 44. hath been done by them is manifest to all the timesd of restitution of all things, which

w chap.2. 38. them that dwell in Jerusalem ; and we

* chap.19.36. cannot deny it. God hath spoken by the mouth of all his

y Is. 1. 16..20. holy prophets since the world began.

Joel 2. 13.

17 But that it spread no further among 22 For Moses truly said unto the fathers,

z Is. 43. 25.

the people, let us straitly threaten them, A prophets shall the Lord your God raise a Je.31.23..25 that theyo speak henceforth to no man in up unto you of your brethren, like unto

Zep.3.14..20) this name. me; him shall ye hear in all things, what- Re. 21. 4.

18 And they called them, and comsoever he shall say unto you.

Echap. 1.11. manded them not to speak at all nor 23 And it shall come to pass, that every He. 9. 28.

teach in the name of Jesus. soul, which will not hear that prophet, shall cJno. 11.47.

19 But Peter and John answered and be destroyed from among the people. d Mat. 17. 11. said unto them, Whether it be right in 24 Yea, and all the prophets from

e Lu. 1. 70.

the sight of God to hearken h unto you Samuel, and those that follow after, as

more than unto God, judge ye.

s De. 18. 15.. many as have spoken, have likewise fore.

20 For wei cannot but speak the things

19. told of these days.

9 chap.5.40. which wek have seen and heard. 25 Ye are the children of the prophets, kchap.5.29. 21 So when they had further threatenand of the covenant which God made Je. 20.9. ed them, they let them go, finding nothing with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, k chap.22.15. how they might punish them, because m And inn thy seed shall all the kindreds 1 Jno.1.1,3. of the people : for all men glorified God of the earth be blessed.

Ro. 9. 4. for that which was done. 26 Unto you° first, God, having raised

15. 8.

22 Fortheman was aboveforty years old, on up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you,

mchap. 5. 26.

whom this miracle of healing was shewed.

Mat. 21. 26. in turning away® every one of you from

23 And being let go, they wente to their his iniquities.

* Ge. 22. 18.

own company, and reported all that the CHAPTER IV.

o Mat. 10.5. chief priests and elders had said unto them. AND

Lu. 24. 47. as they spake unto the people, the

24 And when they heard that, they priests, and the oy captain of the temple, ? Is. 59, 20, lifted up their voice to God with one

Mat. 1. 21. and the Sadducees," came upon them,

Tit, 2.11..14

accord, and said, Lord, thou' art God, 2 Being grieved that they taught the

which hast made heaven, and earth, and people, and preached through Jesus the

9 ch. 2.44..46. the sea, and all that in them is; resurrection from the dead.

25 Who by the mouth of thy servant 3 And they laid hands on them, and chap.23.8. David hast said, Why did the heathen

Mat. 22. 23. put them in hold unto the next day: for

rage, and the people imagine vain things ? it was now eventide.

82 Ki, 19. 15.

26 The kings of the earth stood up, and 4 Howbeit many“ of them which heard Ps. 2.1, 2. the rulers were gathered together against the word believed; and the number of u chap. 28.24. the Lord, and against his Christ. the men was about five thousand.

v Lu. 23. 1..8, 27 For of a truth, against thy holy child Je. 5 And it came to pass on the morrow, &c. sus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes,

and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the

yor, ruler.

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Death of Ananias and Sapphira. THE AOTS, V. The Apostles before the Council. people of Israel, were gathered together, A.D. 33. 14 and believers were the more added 28 Fora to do whatsoever thy hand and

to the Lord, multitudes both of men thy counsel determined before to be done. a chap. 3. 18. and women.) 29 And now, Lord, behold their threaten- chap. 2. 47.

15 Insomuch that they brought forth ings : and grant unto thy servants, that with

c Pr. 21. 30.

the sick Binto the streets, and laid them

Is. 46. 10. all boldnesgd they may speak thy word,

on beds and couches, that at the least the

53. 10. 30 By stretching forth thine hand to heal;

shadow of Peter passing by might overand that signse and wonders may be done Bor, in every shadow some of them.

. by the name of thy holy child Jesus.

16 There came also a multitude out of 31 And when they had prayed, the aver, 13,31. the cities round about unto Jerusalem, place was shaken where they were assem


bringing sicko folks, and them which were hled together; and they were all filled

Ep. 6. 19. vexed with unclean spirits : and they " with the Holy Ghost, and they i spake echap.2 43. were healed every one. the word of God with boldness.

5. 12. 17 Then the high priest rose, up, and 32 And the multitude of them that be- ch. 2. 2, 4. all they that were with him, (which is lieved were of one heartk and of one soul :

16. 26. the sect of the Sadducees,') and were neither said any of them that ought of the Mar. 16.17, filled with Yindignation,

. things which he possessed was his own;

18 And laid their hands on the apostles, but theym had all things common.

Jno. 14.12. and put them in the common prison.”

h Ja. 5. 16. 33 And with great power gave the apos

19 But the angel of the Lord by night tles witness of the resurrection of the Lord & Ro. 15.5, 6. opened the prison doors, and brought Jesus : and great gracel was upon them all. 2 Co. 13. 11. them forth, and said,

34 Neither was there any among them Phi. 2. 2. 20 Go, stand and speak in the temple that lacked : for as many as were possessors 1 Pe. 3.8. to the people all' the words of this life. of lands or houses, sold them, and brought ich. 4. 1, 2. 21 And when they heard that, they enthe prices of the things that were sold, yor, envy. tered into the temple early in the morn

35 And laid them down at the apostles' mchap. 2.44. ing, and taught. But" the high priest feet: and distribution was made unto nch. 12.5.7. came, and they that were with him, and every man according as he had need. 16.23..27. called the council together, and all the

36 And Joses, who by the apostles was o chap. 1.8. senate of the children of Israel, and sent surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being in- r chap. 1. 22. to the prison to have them brought. terpreted, The son of consolation,) à Le- Lu.11.48,49 22 But when the officers came, and found vite, and of the country of Cyprus,

9 John 1. 16. them notin the prison, they returnedand told, 37 Having land, sold it, and brought the - Ex. 24. 3. 23 Saying, The prison truly found we money, and laid it at the apostles' feet.

Jno. 6.63,68 shut with all safety, and the keepers standCHAPTER V.

ing without before the doors : but when But a certain man named Ananias, tver. 37. we had opened, we found no man within. with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, chap. 5.2. 24 Now when the high priest and the wo

2 And kept back part of the price, his wife uch. 4. 5. 6. captain of the temple and the chief priests also being privy to it, and brought* a cer- v chap.2. 45. heard these things, they doubted of them

6.1. tain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.

whereunto this would grow. 3 But Peter said, Ananias, why hath

w chap. 4. 1. Satany filled thine heart 8 to lie to: the Lu. 22. 3.

sch. 4.34, 37.

25 Then came one and told them, say.

ing, Behold, the men whom ye put in Holy Ghost, and to keep a back part of the price of the land ?

prison are standing in the temple, and sor, to de. ceive.

teaching the people. 4 Whiles it remained, was it not thine

26 Then went the captain with the offiown ? and after it was sold, was it not in a Nu. 30. 2.

cers, and brought them without violence : thine own power? Why hast thou con- De. 23. 21. for theyb feared the people, lest they ceived this thing in thine heart ? thou Ec. 5. 4.

should have been stoned. hast not lied unto men, but unto God. 6 Mat. 21. 26. 27 And when they had brought them,

5 And Ananias, hearing these words, fell c Ps. 139. 4. they set them before the council: and the down, and gave up the ghost; and great feare (ver.10, 11. high priest asked them, came on all them that heard these things.

28 Saying, Did not wel straitly com.

e Ps. 64. 9. 6 And the young men arose, woundo him up, and carried him out, and buried him.

mand you, that ye should not teach in I chap. 4. 18.

this name? and, behold, ye have filled Je. 7 And it was about the space of three Jno. 19. 40. rusalem with your doctrine, and intend hours after, when his wife, not knowing h ch.2.23,36. to bring this man's blood upon us. what was done, came in.

3. 15.

29 Then Peter and the other apostles 8 And Peter answered unto her, Tell


answered and said, Wei ought to obey

Mat, 27.25. me whether ye sold the land for so much?

God rather than men. And she said, Yea, for so much.

ichap. 4.19.

30 The God of our fathers raised up Je9 Then Peter said unto her, How is it * Ga.3. 13. sus, whom ye slew and hanged on a tree. that ye have agreed? together to tempt

1 Pe. 2. 24.

31 Him hath God exalted m with his

I verse 2. the Spirit of the Lord ? behold, the feet

right hand to be a Princes and a Saviour,

Ps. 50. 18. of them which have buried thy husband

m Phi. 2. 9.

for to give repentance to Israel, and forare at the door, and shall carry thee out. n Is. 9. 6.

giveness of sins. 10 Then fell P she down straightway at

o Mat. 1. 21.

32 And we are his witnesses of these his feet, and yielded up the ghost: and p verse 5. things; and so is also the Holy Ghost," whom the young men came in, and found her ? Lu. 24. 48. God hath given to them that obey him. dead, and, carrying her forth, buried her chap. 2. 4. 33 When they heard that, they were cut by her husband.

schap. 7. 54. to the heart, and took counsel to slay them. 11 And great fear came upon allthe church, tchap. 2. 43. 34 Then stood there up one in the counand upon as many as heard these things. u chap. 22. 3. cil, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel,“ a doc

12 And by the hands of the apostles chap. 4.30. tor of the law, had in reputation among were many' signs and wonders wrought


all the people, and commanded to put the

He. 2. 4. among the people; , (and they were all

apostles forth a little space ; with one accord in Solomon's porch.

w John 12. 42.

35 And said unto them, Ye men of Is13 Andw of the rest durst no man join him- - chap. 4. 21. rael, take heed to yourselves what ye inself to them: but* the people magnified them.

tend to do as touching these men.

z verse 9.

yor, rites.

23. 9.

11. 20.

Deacons chosen and ordained. THE ACTS, VII.

Stephen's Address, 36 For before these days B rose up Theu- A. D. 33. 14 Fora we have heard him say, that das, boasting himself to be somebody; to

this Jesus of Nazareth shall b destroy whom a number of men, about four hun-B In the third this place, and shall change the ycusdred, joined themselves : who was slain; year before toms which Moses delivered us. and all, as many as : obeyed him, were

the account 15 And all that sat in the council, scattered, and brought to nought.

called A.D. looking stedfastly on him, saw his c face 37 After this man, rose up. Judas of Ga- a chap. 25. 8. as it had been the face of an angel. lilee, in the days of the taxing, and drew Da. 9. 26.

CHAPTER VII. away, much people after him : hed also

THEN said the high priest, Are these perished; and all, even as many as obey

things so? ed him, were dispersed.

sor, believed.

2 And he said, Men, brethren, and fa. 38 And now I say unto you, Refrain Ex.34.30,35 thers, hearken ; The God of glory appeared from these men, and let them alone : for a Lu. 13. 1, 2. unto our father Abraham when he was in if this counsel or this work be of men, echap. 22. 1. Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran, it will come to nought.

| Pr. 21. 30. 3 And saidø unto him, Get thee out of thy 39 But ifh it be of God, ye cannot over

Is. 8. 10. country, and from thy kindred, and come throw it; lest haply ye be found even to Mat. 15. 13. into the land which I shall shew thee. fighti against God.

y Ge. 12. 1.

4 Thenk came he out of the land of the 40 And to him they agreed: and when they h Job 34. 29. Chaldæans, and dwelt in Charran : and had called the apostles, and beaten them, they

1 Co. 1. 25. from thence, when his father was dead, commanded m that they should not speak i chap. 9.5.

he removed him into this land, wherein in the name of Jesus, and let them go.

k Ge. 12. 5.

ye now dwell. 41 And they departed from the pre- ? Mat

. 10. 17. in'it, no not so much as to set his foot on:

5 And he gave him none inheritance sence of the council, rejoicing” that they

mchap. 4. 18. were counted worthy to suffer shame for

yet he promised that he would give it to his name.

" Mat. 5; 12. him for a possession, and to his seed after 42 and daily in the temple, and in Phi. 1. 29. him, when as yet he had no child. every house, they ceased not to teach Ja. 1. 2. 6 And God spake on this wise, Thata his and preach Jesus Christ.

1 Pe.4.13..16 seed should sojourn in a strange land; and CHAPTER VI.

o Ge. 13. 15. that they should bring them into bondage, AND in those days, when the number of P2 Ti. 4. 2. and entreat them evil fourr hundred years. the disciples was multiplied, there arose

4 Ge.15. 13,16 7 And the nation to whom they shall a murmuring of the Grecians against the Ex.12.40,41 be in bondage will I judge, said God: Hebrews, because their widows were nego

schap. 9. 29. and after that shall they come forth, and lected in the daily ministration. 2 Then the twelve called the multitude - Ex. 3. 12.

t chap. 4. 35. serveu me in this place.

8 Andw he gave him the covenant of of the disciples unto them, and said, Itv is v Ex. 18. 17.. circumcision: and 80* Abraham begat not reason that we should leave the word

26. Isaac, and circumcised him the eighth of God, and serve tables.

20 Ge. 17.9..11 day; and Isaac: begat Jacob; and Ja3 Wherefore, brethren,, look y yo out

* Ge. 21. 1..4. coba begat the twelve patriarchs. among you seven men of honest report, De l: 13. 9 And the patriarchs, moved with full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom

a Ge. 29. 32; envy, sold Joseph into Egypt: buto God we may appoint over this business.


was with him, 4 But we wille give ourselves continually o chap. 16. 2.

10 And delivered him out of all his to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. 1 Ti. 3.7,8, afflictions, and gave him favour and 5. And the saying pleased the whole

10.' wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of multitude: and they chose Stephen, a c Ge. 37. 28. Egypt; and he made him governor over man full g of faith and of the Holy Ghost, Pg. 105. 17. Egypt and all his house. and Philip,” and Prochorus, and Nicanor,

d Ge.39.2,21. 11 Nowi there came a dearth over all and Timon, and Parmenas, andNicolas ITI.4. 15. the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and a proselyte of Antioch :

9 chap. 11.24. great affliction: and our fathers found 6 Whom they set before the apostles

hoh. 8. 5, 28. no sustenance.

12 Buts when Jacob heard that there was their hands on them.

i Ge. 41. 54.

corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first. 7 Ando the word of God increased ; and k Re. 2. 6, 15. 13 And at the second time Joseph P was the number of the disciples multiplied in Ichap. 1. 24. made known to his brethren; and Joseph's Jerusalem greatly; and a great company

13. 3. kindred was made known unto Pharaoh. of the priests? were obedient to the faith.

mi Ti. 4. 14.

14 Then sent Joseph, and called his fa8 And Stephen, full of faith and power,

5. 22.

ther Jacob to him, and all“ his kindred,

2 Ti. 1.6. did great wonders and miracles among

n Ge. 42.1, 2.

threescore and fifteen souls. the people.

15 So Jacob went down into Egypt,

o chap.12.24. 9 Then there arose certain of the sy, 19.20. and died, he, and our fathers, nagogue, which is called the synagogue of Is. 55. 11. 16 And were carried over into Sychem, the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alex- r Ge.45.4,16. and laid in the sepulchre that Abraham andrians, and of them of Cilicia and of Ps.132.9,16. bought for a sum of money of the sons of Asia, disputing with Stephen.

John 12. 42. Emmor the father of Sychem. 10 And they were not ablet to resist the Ge. 46. 27.

17 But when the time of the promise drew wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.

De. 10. 22: nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, 11 Then they suborned" men, which said, ' *Lu. 21. 16. the people grew and multiplied in Egypt, We have heard him speak blasphemous x 1 Ki. 21. 10, 18 Till another king arose, which knew words against Moses, and against God.

13.' not Joseph. 12 And they stirred up the people, and Mat. 26. 59, 19 The same dealt subtilly with our the elders, and the scribes, and came

60.' kindred, and evil-entreated our fathers, upon him, and caught him, and brought v Ex. 1. 7... sow that they cast out their young child. him to the council, 13 And set up false witnesses, which

* Ex.2.2, &c. ren, to the end they might not live.

20 In which time Moses* was born, and said, This man ceaseth not to speak blas. Šor, fair to was. 5 exceeding fair, and nourished up phemous words against this holy place,

God. in his father's house three months : and the law :

21 And when he was cast out, Pharaoh's


Stephen's Address.

His martyrdom. daughter took him up, and a nourished A. D. 33. me slain beasts, and sacrifices, by the him for her own son.

space of forty years in the wilderness'? 22 And Moses was learned in all the a Ex. 2. 10.

43 Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Mowisdom of the Egyptians, and was Lu. 24. 19. loch, and the star of your god Remphan, mighty in words and in deeds.

c Ex.2.11,&c. figures which ye made, to worship them: 23 Ånde when he was full forty years Bor, who and I will carry you away beyond Babylon. old, it came into his heart to visit his


44 Our fathers had the tabernacle of brethren the children of Israel.

d Ex. 25. 40.

witness in the wilderness, as he had ap24. And seeing one of them suffer wrong, 28. 30: pointed, B speaking unto Moses, that a he he defended him, and avenged him that

He. 8. 5.

should make it according to the fashion was oppressed, and smote the Egyptian :

that he had seen. 25 y For he supposed his brethren would yor, Now.

45 Which e also our fathers that came have understood how that God by his e Jos. 3. 14. after, brought in with Jesus into the poshand would deliver them: but they un- 8 or, having session

of the Gentiles, whom God drave derstood not.


out before the face of our fathers, unto 26 And the next day he shewed him.

the days of David;

Ne. 9. 24. self unto them as they strove, and would

46 Who found favourg before God, and

Ps. 44. 2. have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, 78. 55.

desiredh to find a tabernacle for the God ye are brethren ; why do ye wrong one 91 Sa. 16. 1. of Jacob. to another?

hi Ch. 22.7.

47 But Solomoni built him an house. 27 But he that did his neighbour wrong i 1 Ki.6.1,&c.

48 Howbeit,k the Most High dwelleth thrust him away, saying, Who made thee 8. 20. not in temples made with hands; as saith a ruler and a judge over us?

k chap. 17.24. the prophet, 28 Wilt thou kill me, as thou diddest 1 Ki. 3. 27. 49 Heaven' is my throne, and earth is the Egyptian yesterday?

1 Is. 66. 1, 2. my footstool : what house will ye build 29 Then fled Moses at this saying; and m Ex.3.2, &c. me? saith the Lord : or what is the place was a stranger in the land of Madian, n Ex. 32.9. of my rest? where he begat two sons.

Is. 48. 4. 50 Hath not my hand made all these 30 Andm when forty years were expir. Le. 26. 41. things? ed, there appeared to him in the wilder

Je. 9. 26.

51 Ye stiffnecked," and uncircumcised ness of Mount Sina an angel of the Lord,

P 2 Ch.36.16.

in heart and ears, ye do always resist the in a flame of fire in a bush.

i Th. 2. 15. Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye. 31 When Moses saw it, he wondered at a Mat. 22. 32. 52 Which of the prophets have not the sight: and as he drew near to behold He. 11. 16. your fathers persecuted ? and they have it, the voice of the Lord came unto him, r chap. 3. 14. slain them which shewed before of the

32 Saying, I am the Gods of thy fa- • Ga. 3. 19. coming of the Just One; of whom ye have thers, the God of Abraham, and the God t Jos. 5. 15. been now the betrayers and murderers : of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Ec. 5. 1. 53 Who have received the law by the disMoses trembled, and durst not behold. u chap. 5. 33. position of angels, and have not kept it.

33 Then said the Lord to him, Putt off chap. 6. 5. 54 When they heard these things, they thy shoes from thy feet; for the place

10 Eze. 1.1.

were cut to the heart, and they gnashed where thou standest is holy ground.

* Da, 7. 13. on him with their teeth. 34 I have seen, I have seen, the afflic v Ex. 14. 19. 55 But he, being full of the Holy tion of my people which is in Egypt, and Nu. 20. 16. Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven,

. Ex. VII.. I have heard their groaning, and am

and saw the glory of God, and Jesus

XI. XIV. come down to deliver them. And now

a Lu. 4. 29.

standing on the right hand of God, come, I will send thee into Egypt.


56 And said, Behold, I see thew hea. 35 This Moses, whom they refused, say: 6 chap. 6. 13. vens opened, and the Son of man standing, Who made thee a ruler and a judge ? c Ex. 16. 35. ing on the right hand of God. the same did God send to be a ruler and a chap. 8.1,3.

57 Then they cried out with a loud a deliverer, by the hand of they angel 22.20. | voice, and stopped their ears, and ran which appeared to him in the bush.

e chap. 3. 22. upon him with one accord, 36 He brought them out, after that he De.18.15,18 58 And casta him out of the city, and had shewed wonders and signs in the Ps. 31. 5. stoned him: and the witnesses laid land of Egypt, and in the Red Sea, and

Lu. 23. 46. down their clothes at a young man's in the wilderness, forty years.

S or, as my feet, whose name wasd Saul. 37 This is that Moses which saide unto the self.

59 And they stoned Stephen, calling children of Israel, A prophet shall the Lord | Mat. 17.6. upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, reyour God raise up unto you of your bre-k He. 2. 2. ceives my spirit ! thren, Ślike unto me; him shall ye hear. i Mat. 5. 44. 60 And he kneeled down, and cried

38 Thish is he, that was in the church Lu. 23. 34. with a loud voice, Lord, lay: not this in the wilderness, with the angel which Is. 63. 9. sin to their charge. And when he had spake to himk in the Mount Sina, and Ga. 3. 19.

said this, he fell asleep. with our fathers; who? received m the k Ex. 19.3,17.

CHAPTER VIII. lively oracles to give unto us :

1 De.5.27,31. AND Saul” was consenting unto his 39" To whom our fathers would not obey,

John 1. 17. death. And at that time there was a great

m Ro. 3. 2. but thrust him from them, and in their

n chap. 7. 58. persecution against the church which was hearts turned back again into Egypt,

o Ex. 32. 1.

at Jerusalem; and they were all scat40 Sayingo unto Aaron, Make us gods to pchap. 11.19. terede abroad throughout the regions of go before us : for as for this Moses, which a De. 9. 16. Judæa and Samaria, except the apostles. brought us out of the land of Egypt, we Ps. 106. 19, 2 And devout men carried Stephen to his wot not what is become of him.

20. | burial,and made great lamentation over him. 41 And they made a calf, in those days, rch.26.10,11. 3 As for Saul, her made havoc of the and offered sacrifice unto the idol, and re

Ga. 1. 13.

church, entering into every house, and joiced

in the works of their own hands. Ps. 81. 12. haling men and women, committed them 42 Then God turned, and gaves them De. 4. 19.

to prison.

2 Ki. 17. 16. up to worship the host of heaven; as it

Je. 19. 13.

4 Therefore they that were scattered is written u in the book of the prophets, u Am.5.25,26. abroad, went every where preaching the () ye house of Israel, have ye offered to



great mi.

Philip preaches at Samaria. THE ACTS, IX.

Philip and the Eunuch. 5 Then Philip went down to the city of A. D. 34. 28 Was returning; and, sitting in his Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.

chariot, read Esaias the prophet. 6 And the people with one accordo a chap. 6. 5. 29 Then the Spirit said unto Philip, gave beed unto those things which Philip 02 Ch. 30. 12. Go near, and join thyself to this chariot. spake, hearingd and seeing the miracles Is. 65. 24. 30 And Philip ran thither to him, and which he did.

Ho. 6. 3. heard him read the prophet Esaias, and ? Fore unclean spirits, crying with loud d Jno.4.41,42 said, Understandests thou what 'thou voice, came out of many that were pos

e Mar. 16.17. readest? sessed with them: and many taken with Mat. 13. 23, 31 And he said, How can I, except palsies, and that were lame,k were healed. 8 And there was great joy in that city.

Ep. 5. 17.

some man should guidel me? And he

desired Philip that he would come up 9 But there was a certain man, called . Ro. 10. 14. and sit with him.

. 25. 9 Simon, which beforetime in the same city

ich.9.33, 34.

32 The place of the scripture which he used sorcery,” and bewitched the people Mar.2.3..11 read was this,' He was led as a sheep to the of Samaria, giving out" that himself was & Mat. 11. 5. slaughter; and like a lamb dumb before his some great one:

1 Is. 53.7, 8. shearer, so opened he not his mouth: 10 To whomo they all gave heed, from m chap. 13. 6. 33 In his humiliation his judgment was the least to the greatest, saying, This Re. 22. 15. taken away: and who shall declare his geman is the great power of God.

nchap. 5. 36. neration ? for his life is taken from the earth. 11 And to him they had regard, be- 2 Tí. 3.2, 5. 34 And the eunuch answered Philip, cause that of long time he had bewitch-02 Co. 11. 19. and said, I pray thee, of whom speakedp them with sorceries.

p Ga. 3.1. eth the prophet this ?' of himself, or of 12 But when they believedy Philip Iverse 37. some other man? preaching the thingsr concerning the king- chap. 2. 41.

35 Then Philip opened his mouth, and dom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ,

r chap. 1.3. began. at the same scripture, and they were baptized, both men and women. Lu. 24.

27. preached unto him Jesus. 13 Then Simon himself believed also :

tchap. 18.28. and when he was baptized, he continued

u chap. 10.47.

36 And as they went on their way, they

came unto a certain water : and the with Philip, and wondered, beholding the B signs and eunuch said, See, here is water; what B miracles and signs which were done.

dothu hinder me to be baptized ?

racles. 14 Now when the apostles which were

37 And Philip said, Ify thou believest at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had re

u verse 12.

with all thine heart, thou mayest. And

Mar. 16. 16. ceived the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John:

w John 11.27. Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

he answered and said, Iv believe that

1 Co. 12. 3. 15 Who, when they were come down,

1 John 4.15.

38 And he commanded the chariot to prayed for them, that they might re

stand still : and they went down both ceive the Holy Ghost:

* chap 19, 2.

y chap. 2. 38: into the water, both Philip and the 16 (For as yet*, he was fallen upon 10. 48. eunuch ; and he baptized him. none of them; only they werey baptized 19. 5, 6. 39 And when they were come up out of in the name of the Lord Jesus.)

1 Co. 1. 13. the water, the Spirit of the Lord* caught 17 Then laide they their hands on r1 Ki. 18. 12. away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no them, and they received the Holy Ghost. Eze.3.12,14 more: and he went on his way rejoicing. 18 And when Simon saw that through

chap. 6. 6.

40 But Philip was found at Azotus : laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy He. 6. 2. and passing through, he preached in all Ghost was given, he offered them money, 6 Ps. 119. 14, the cities, till he came to Cæsarea. 19 Saying, Give me also this power,


CHAPTER IX. that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may c1 Ti. 6. 5. AND Saul, yetd breathing out threatreceive the Holy Ghost.

d chap: 8. 3. enings and slaughter against the disciples 20 But Peter said unto him, Thy mo

Ga. 1. 13.

of the Lord, went unto the high priest, ney perish with thee, becausee thou hast e 2Ki.5.15,16. 2 And desired of him letters to Dathought that the gifts of God may be

Mat. 10. 8.

mascus to the synagogues, that, if he purchased with money.

f chap. 10.45. found any of ythis way, whether they 21 Thou hast neither party nor lot in


men or women, he might bring this matter : fork thy heart is not right y the way. them bound unto Jerusalem. in the sight of God.

g Jos. 22. 25.

3 Andi as he journeyed, he came near 22 Repent therefore of this thy wicked. Ps.78.36,37. Damascus : and suddenly there shined ness; and pray God, ifk perhaps the thought Eze. 14. 3. round about him a light from heaven : of thine heart may be forgiven thee :

il Co. 15. 8. 4 And he fell to the earth, and heard 23 For I perceive that thou art in the « Da. 4. 27. a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why gall of bitterness, and in the bondm of 2 Ti. 2. 25. persecutest thou mean iniquity.

I Je. 4. 18. 5 And he said, Who art thou, Lord ? 24 Then answered Simon, and said, He. 12. 15. And the Lord said, I am Jesus, whom Pray' ye to the Lord for me, that none in Ps. 116. 16. thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to of these things which ye have spoken Pr. 5. 22. kick p against the pricks. come upon me.

Is. 28. 22.

6 And he trembling and astonished, 25 And they, when they had testified and Mat. 25.40 said, Lord, what?

wilt thou have me to

. preached the word of the Lord, returned

o Ex. 8. 8.

do? And the Lord said unto him, Arise, to Jerusalem, and preached the gospel in

Nu. 21.7.

and go into the city, and it shall be told many villages of the Samaritans.

1 Ki. 13. 6. thee what thou must do. 26 And the angel of the Lord spake unto Job 42.8. 7 And the men which journeyed with Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the Ja. 5. 16. him stood speechless, hearing a voice, south, unto the way that goeth down from r chap. 5. 39. but' seeing no man. Jerusalem unto Gaza,' which is desert. I chap. 16.30.

8 And Saul arose from the earth; and 27 And he arose and went : and, be

7 Da. 10. 7.

when his eyes were opened, he saw no hold, a man of Ethiopia, an* eunuch * Zep. 3. 10.

& Jos. 15. 47.

man: but they, led him by the hand, of great authority under Candace queen

u Is. 56.3..6. and brought him into Damascus. of the Ethiopians, who had the charge v2 Ch. 6. 32, 9 And he was three days without of all her treasure, and had come to

33. sight, and neither did eat nor drink. Jerusalem for to worship,

10 And there was a certain disciple

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