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Christ's address to Peter.
The conclusion. 18 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, a When A.D. 33. 22 Jesus saith unto him, If I will that thou wast young, thou girdedst thyself,
he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? and walkedst whither thou wouldest: but a chap. 13.36. Follow thou me. when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch
Ac. 12. 3, 4. 23 Then went this saying abroad among forth thy hands, and another shall gird d 6 Mat. 25. 31. the brethren, that that disciple should not thee, and carry thee whither thou would- Re. 1.7.
die : yet Jesus said not unto him, He
22. 20. est not.
shall not die; but, If I will that he tarry 19 This spake he, signifying by what Sverso 19. till I come, what is that to thee? deathe he should glorify God. And when : Ac. 21. 11.
24 This is the disciple which testifieth he had spoken this, he saith unto him, 2 Pe. 1, 14 of these things, and wrote these things : Followf me.
and o we know that his testimony is
Nu. 14. 24. 20 Then Peter, turning about, seeth the
1 Sa. 12. 20.
true. disciple whom Jesus loved, following ;
Mat. 19. 28.
25 Andh there are also many other which also leaned on his breast at supper, vchap.19.35. things which Jesus did, the which, if they and said, Lord, which is he that betray- 3 John 12. should be written every one, I suppose eth thee
h chap. 20.30. that even the world itself could not con21 Peter, seeing him, saith to Jesus, i Am. 7. 10. tain thei books that should be written. Lord, and what shall this man do?
The AOTS of the APOSTLES.
C verse 9.
A. D. 33. 17 For he was numbered with us, and THE former treatise have I made, o
had obtained part of this ministry, Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both a Lu. 6. 16. 18 Nowd this man purchased a field to do and teach,
6 Lu. 1. 1..4, with the reward e of iniquity; and falling 2 Until the day in which he was taken &c. headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, up, after that he through the Holy Ghost
and all his bowels gushed out.
Lu. 24. 51. had given commandments: unto the apos
19 And it was known unto all the dwell
1 Ti. 3. 16. tles whom he had chosen :
a Mat. 27. 5.. ers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field 3 To whom also he shewed himself
is called in their proper tongue, Aceldaalive after his passion, by many, infalli- e2 Pe. 2. 15. ma, that is to say, The field of blood. ble proofs, being seen of them forty days, Mat. 28. 19. 20 For_it is written in the book of and speaking of the things pertaining to Mar.16.15.. Psalms, Let's his habitation be desolate, the kingdom of God;
19. and let no man dwell therein : and, * his 4 And B being assembled together with 9 Lu. 24. 15. v bishopric let another take.
John XX. them, commanded them that they should
21 Wherefore of these men which have
XXI. not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for
companied with us all the time that the the promise of the Father, which, saith Bor, eating Lord Jesus went in and out among us,
together. he, yem have heard of me:
22 Beginning from the baptism of John, 5 For John” truly baptized with water; Ps. 69. 25. unto that same day that he was taken up but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Lu. 24. 49. from us, must one be ordained to be a
k . Ghost, not many days hence.
witness with us of his resurrection. 6 When they therefore were come to yor, office, 23 And they appointed two, Joseph gether, they asked of him, saying, Lord,
or, charge. called Barsabas," who surnamed
1 Lu. 10.1, 2. wilt P thou at this time restore again the
Justus, and Matthias. kingdom to Israel?
24 And they prayed, and said, Thou, 7 And he said unto them, It* is not for
n John XW:: Lord, which to knowest the hearts of all you to know the times or the seasons, n Mat. 3. 11. men, shew whether of these two thou hast which the Father hath put in his own ochap. 2. 4. chosen, power.
10. 45. 25 That he may take part of this mi8 But ye shall receive 8 power, after 11. 15. pistry and apostleship, from which Judas that the Holy Ghost is come upon you :
p Mat.24.3, 4. by transgression fell, that he might go to and ye shall be witnesses unto me, both Is. 1. 26. his own place.
Da. 7. 27. in Jerusalem, and in all Judæa, and in
26 And they gave forth their lots; and Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of that.24. 38: the lot fell upon Matthias ; and he was the earth. 9 And when he had spoken these things; Je. 17.10. AND when the day of Pentecosto was
1 Th. 6.1,2. numbered with the eleven apostles.
CHAPTER II. while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. 8 or, the fully come, they were all with one ac
10 And while they looked stedfastly power of cord in one place. toward heaven, as he went up, behold,
2 And suddenly there came a sound two* men stood by them in white apparel; Ghost coming from heaven, as of a rushing mighty
11 Which also said, Ye meny of Galilee, upon you. wind, and it filled all the house, where why stand ye gazing, up into heaven u Mat. 28. 19. they were sitting. This same Jesus, which is taken up from Lu.24.47..49 3 And there appeared unto them cloven you into heaven, shall « so come in like * Le. 23, 15. tongues, like as of fire, and it sat upon manner as ye have seen him go into wcaap. 1. 14. each of them :
* John 20.12. heaven.
4. And they were all filledc with the 12 Then 6 returned they unto Jerusalem chap. 2. 2. Holy Ghost, and began a to speak with from the mount called 'Olivet, which is - chap. 4.31. other tongues, as the Spirit gave them from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey.
a John 14. 3. utterance. 13 And when they were come in, they 1 Th. 4. 16. 5 And there were dwelling at Jerusawent up into an upper room, where abode Lu. 24. 52. lem, Jews, devout men, out of every both Peter, and James, and John, and chap. 1.5. nation under heaven. Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholo- d chap. 10.46. 6 Now Ś when this was noised abroad, mew, and Matthew, James the son of Mar. 16. 17. the multitude came together, and were Alphæus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas
e Lu.6.13..16. n confounded, because that every man the brother of James.
Ś when this
heard them speak in his own language.
voice was 14 These all continued with one accord
7. And they were all amazed, and mar
made. in prayer and supplication, with they
velled, saying one to another, Behold, are women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, nor, troue not all these which speak Galilæans ?
bled in and with his brethren.
8 And how hear we every man in our
mind. 15 And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the
own tongue, wherein we were born ? s Lu. 23. 49,
9 Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites,
. number of names together were about 24. 10: and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and an hundred and twenty,)
y chap. 1. 11. in Judæa, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, 16 Men and brethren, this scripture * Ps. 41. 9.
and Asia, must needs have been fulfilled, which John 13. 18. 10 Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David i Mat. 26. 47. and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, spake before concerning Judas, which John 18. 3. and strangers of Rome, Jews and prowas guide to them that took Jesus.
The effects it produced. 11 Cretes and Arabians, we do hear
A.D. 33. he hath shed forth this, a which ye now them speak in our tongues the wonderful
see and hear. works of God.
a chap. 10.45. 34 For David is not ascended into the 12 And they were all amazed, and Ep. 4. 8.
heavens: but he saith himself, The LORDC were in doubt, saying one to another, biĉo. 12. 10, said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right Whatd meaneth this?
c Ps. 110.1. 13 Others, mocking, said, These men
35 Until I make thy foes thy footstool.
Mat. 22.44. are full of new wine.
d chap. 17.20.
36 Therefore let all the house of Israel 14 But Peter, standing up with the
know assuredly, thats God hath made
e Zec. 13. 1. eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto
that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, them, 'Ye men of Judæa, and all ye that chap. 5. 31. both Lordo and Christ. dwell' at Jerusalem, be this known unto John 3. 35. 37 Now when they, heard this, they you, and hearken to my words:
h Ps.2.2,6..8. were prickedi in their heart, and said un15 For these are not drunken, as ye i Eze. 7. 16. to Peter and to the rest of the apostles, suppose, seeing m it is but the third hour Zec. 12. 10. Men and brethren, whatk shall we do? of the day.
k chap. 9. 6. 38 Then Peter said unto them,' Repent, 16 But this is that which wasspoken
16. 30. and be baptized every one of you in the by the prophet Joel:
Ichap. 3. 19.
name of Jesus Christ, for the remission
Lu. 24. 47. 17 And it shall come to pass in the last
ml Th. 5. 7.
of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of days, saith God, I will pour outo of my
the Holy Ghost.
n Joel 2.28..32 Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and
39 For the promisep is unto you, and to your daughters shall prophesy, and your
o Is. 44. 3.
your children, and, to all that are afar off,
Eze. 36. 27. young men shall see visions, and your p Joel 2. 28.
even as many as the Lord our God shall call. old men shall dream dreams :
40 And with many other words did he 18 And on my servants and on my hand- : Ep.2.13,17. testify and exhort, saying, Save yourmaidens I will pour out, in those
days, of ch.21.4,9,10 selves from this untoward generation.
1 Co. 12. 10. my Spirit; and they shall prophesy :
41 Then they that gladly received his
:1 Co. 11.2. 19 And I will shew wonders in heaven
word were baptized : and the same day
He. 10. 25. above, and signs in the earth beneath; Mar. 13. 24. there were added unto them about three blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke:
2 Pe.3.7,10. thousand souls. 20 Thet sun shall be turned into dark- « Mar. 16. 17. 42 And they continued stedfastly in ness, and the moon into blood, before that
✓ Ps. 86. 5.
the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and great and notable day of the Lord come: Ro. 10. 13. in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
21 And it shall come to pass, that 1 Co. 1. 2. 43 And fear came upon every soul: whosoever shall call on the name of the He. 4. 16. and many" wonders and signs were done Lord, shall be saved.
w ch.4. 32, 34. by the apostles. 22 Ye men of Israel, hear these words ; * John 14. 10, 44 And all that believed were together, Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of 11. and w had all things common; God among you by miracles and wonders He. 2. 4. 45 And sold their possessions and goods, and signs, which God did, by him, in the Is. 58. 7; andy parted them to all men, as every
2 Co.9.1,9. midst of you, as ye’ yourselves also know:
1 John 3.17.
man had need. 23 Him, beinga delivered by the de
z John 15. 24.
46 And they, continuing daily with one terminate counsel and foreknowledge of a chap. 3. 18. accord in the temple, and breaking bread God, yet have taken, and by wicked
Lu. 22. 22.
B from house to house, did eat their meat hands have crucified and slain :
24. 44. with gladness and singleness of heart, 24 Whom God hath raised up, having
Bor, at home.
47 Praising God, and having favourd loosed the pains of death: because it was
with all the people. Ands the Lord not possibleg that he should be holden of it.
bchap. 5. 30. added to the church daily such as should
c Mat. 27.1. 25 For David speaketh concerning
be saved. him, I foresaw the Lord always before d Lu. 2. 52.
CHAPTER III. my face; for he is on my right hand, that
Ro. 14. 18. Now Peter and John went up together
ech.13.30,34. I should not be moved :
Lu. 24. 1.
into the temple at the hour of prayer, 26 Therefore did my heart rejoice, and 1 Co. 6. 14. being the ninth hour. my tongue was glad; moreover also my Ep. 1. 20. 2 And a certain man, lame from his flesh shall rest in hope :
Col. 2. 12. mother's womb, was carried, whom they 27 Because thou wilt not leave my soul 1 Th. 1. 10. laid daily at the gates of the temple which in hell, neither wilt thou sufferthine He. 13. 20. is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them Holy One to see corruption.
1 Pe. 1. 21. that entered into the temple; 28 Thou hast made known to me the chap. 5. 14.
3 Who, seeing Peter and John about to ways of life; thou shalt make me full of John 10.18. go into the temple, asked an alms. joy with thy countenance.
4 And Peter, fastening his eyes upon 29 Men and brethren, y let me freely i Ps. 56. 17. " him, with John, said, Look on us. speak unto you of the patriarch David, Da. 6. 10. 5 And he gave heed unto them, ex. that he is both dead and buried, and his * John 9. 8. pecting to receive something of them. sepulchre is with us unto this day
6 Then Peter said, Silver and gold have 30 Therefore being a prophet, and Ichap. 4. 10. I none; but such as I have give I thee: knowing that God had swornń with an m2 Sa. 23.2. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, oatho to him, that of the fruit of his loins, n 2 Sa. 7. 12, rise up and walk, according to the flesh, he would raise up
13. 7 And he took him by the right hand, Christ to sit on his throne;
Ps. 132. 11. and lifted him up: and immediately his
o He. 6. 17. 31 He, seeing this before, 9 spake of the
feet and ancle bones received strength.
p Is. 35. 6. resurrection of Christ, that his soul was
8 And he, leaping? up, stood, and walknot left in hell, neither his flesh did see
ed, and entered with them into the temple,
rverse 24. corruption.
& Lu. 24. 43. walking, and leaping, and praising God. 32 This" Jesus hath God raised up, tchap. 5. 31. 9 And all the people saw him walking whereofs we all are witnesses.
Phi. 2. 9. and praising God : 33 Therefore, being, by the right hand uchap1. 4. 10 And they knew that it was he which of God exalted, and havingų received of Jno.16.7,13 sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost,
temple: and they were filled with wonder