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Deacons chosen and ordained. THE ACTS, VII.

Stephen's Address. 36 For before these days B rose up Theu-| A. D. 33. 1 14 Fora we have heard him say, that das, boasting himself to be somebody; to

this Jesus of Nazareth shallo 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 ; l' 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 6 Da. 9. 26.

CHAPTER VII. away much people after him: hed also

yor, rites.

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

dor, believed. ed him, were dispersed.

things so?

2 And he said, Men,e brethren, and fa38 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 d Lu. 13. 1, 2. unto our father Abraham when he was in if this counsel or this work be of men, e chap. 22. 1. Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran, it will come to nought..

Ś Pr. 21. 30. 3 And said 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. The removed him into this land, wherein

23.9. in the name of Jesus, and let them go.

k Ge. 12. 5. ye now dwell. 41 And they departed from the pre

L Mat. 10.12 1.5 And he gave him none inheritance sence of the council, rejoicing” that they

m chap. 4. 18.

| in it, no not so much as to set his foot on: were counted worthy to suffer shame for

n Mat. 5. 12.

1 yet he promisedo that he would give it to his name.

2.00. 12. 10. him for a possession, and to his seed after 42 And daily p 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.

1Pe.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 P 2 Ti. 4. 2. J and entreat them evil four' hundred years. the disciples was multiplied, there arose

9 Ge.15. 13,16 g And the nation to whom they shall

r Ex.12.40,41 a murmuring of the Grecians against the

4 be in bondage will I judge, said God:

8 chap. 9. 29.|. Hebrews, because their widows were neg

ö: and after that shall they come forth, and

11. 20 lected int the daily ministration.

t shap. 4. 35. serve” me in this place. · 2 Then the twelve called the multitude Ex. 3. 12. 8 Andw he gave him the covenant of of the disciples unto them, and said, Itv is vEx. 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.

w Ge. 17.9..11 day; and Isaac: begat Jacob; and Ja3 Wherefore, brethren, look y ye out * Ge. 21. 1..4. cobá begat the twelve patriarchs. among you seven men oft honest report,

y De. 1. 13. 19 And the patriarchs, moved with

| Ge. 25. 26. full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom

a Ge. 29. 32,

envy, sold Joseph into Egypt: butd God we may appoint over this business.

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was with him, 4 But we wille give ourselves continually | 6 chap. 16. 2.)

. 10 And delivered him out of all his

10 And delivered him out of 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

1 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 fulls of faith and of the Holy Ghost, Ps. 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

el 11. 4. 15. I the land of Egypt and Chanaan. and and Timon, and Parmenas, andk Nicolas

I Ge. 41. 40. a proselyte of Antioch :

g chap 11.24.

great affliction : and our fathers found 6. Whom they set before the apostles; l kch. 8. 6. 26. no sustenance. and when they had prayed, they laid 27.3.-"| 12 But” when Jacob heard that there was their hands on them.

i Go. 41.64. corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first. 9 And 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. th 2 Ti. 1. 6.

0:24 |ther Jacob to him, and all" his kindred, did great wonders and miracles among I nGe. 42.1.2. tnre

threescore and fifteen souls. the people..,

chap. 12.22.) 15 So Jacob went down into Egypt, 9 Then there arose certain of the sy * 19.20.) and died, he, and our fathers, nagogue, which is called the synagogue of Ig. 55. 11. | 16 And were carried over into Sychem, the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alex- P 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 able to resist the Gle. 46. 27. 17 But when the time of the promise drew

De. 10. 22. wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.

& Jog. 24. 32

nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, 11 Then they subornedu men, which said, | iLu. 21. 16. the people' grew and multiplied in Egypt, We have heard him speak blasphemous u 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 • Ex. 1.7.9. Sow that they cast out their young childhim to the council,..

:22. ren, to the end they might not live. 13 And set up false witnesses, which

* Ex.2.2, &c.

20 In which time Moses was born, and said, This man ceaseth not to speak blas

or. fair to

was. $ exceeding fair, and nourished up phemous words against this holy place,

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

1 21 And when he was cast out, Pharaoh's

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Stephen's Address.
THE ACTS, VIII.

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 And when he was full forty years Bor, who and I will carry you away beyon

and I will carry you away beyond Babylon. old, it came into his heart to visit his spake. 44 Our fathers had the tabernacle of brethren the children of Israel.

witness in the wilderness, as he had ap

dEx. 25. 40. 24 And seeing one of them suffer wrong,

26. 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 Whiche also our fathers that came have understood how that God by his 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.

received.

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

Ne. 9. 24.

the days of David; self unto them as they strove, and would

Ps. 44. 2.

46 Who found favoury before God, and have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, 78. 55. | desired" to find a tabernacle for the God ye are brethren ; why do ye wrong one 91 Sa. 16. 1. of Jacob. to another?

h1 Ch. 22.7.1 47 But Solomoni built him an house. 27 But he that did his neighbour wrong 11 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 i K. 8. 27.1 49'Heavenis 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 n Ex.3.2, &c. me? saith the Lord : or what is the place was a stranger in the land of Madian, nEx. 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

o Le, 26. 41. 1 ed, there appeared to him in the wilder. Je. 9. 26. 1

1.51 Ye stiffnecked," and uncircumcised

5

| Ro.2.28,29, ness of Mount Sina an angel of the Lord, 02 Ch 38 18: in heart and ears, ye do always resist the in a flame of fire in a bush.

i Th. 2. 16. 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, chap. 3. 14. slain them which shewed before of the

32 Saying, I am the Gode of thy fa- Ga. 3. 19. coming of the Justr One; of whom ye have thers, the God of Abraham, and the Godt 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 bythe 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 * 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 afllic- / v Ex. 14. 19. 55 But he, beingo full of the Holy tion of my people which is in Egypt, and Nu. 20. 16. Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, I have heard their groaning, and am

. Ex. VII..

and saw the glory of God, and Jesus come down to deliver them. “And now

XI. XIV.

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

He 13.12.13! 56 And said, Behold, I see thew hea35 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? Ex. 16. 35. | ing on the right hand of God. the same did God send to be a ruler and d chap 8.1.3. 57 Then they cried out with a loud a deliverer, by the hand of the 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.18.15,1858 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.

Ś or, as my feet, whose name was. 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 QI Israel, A prophet shall the Lord | , Mat. 17.5. | upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, re

to you of your bre- , h He. 2. 2. ceived my spirit! thren, Ślike unto me; him shall ye hear. i Mat. 5. 44. 60 And he kneeled down, and cried

38. This" is he, that was in the church | Lu. 23. 34. with a loud voice, Lord, layi not this in the wilderness, with the angels which j Is. 63. 9. sin to their charge. And when he had spake to him in the Mount Sina, and

Ga. 3. 19. I said this, he fell asleep:n VI with our fathers; who? received 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

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

Ex. 32. 1. at Jerusalem; and they were all scat40 Sayingo unto Aaron, Make us gods top chap.11.19. tered P abroad throughout the regions of go before us : for as for this Moses, which 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. hehu

Gat: 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 gave them

t De. 4. 19.

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

Je. 19. 13.

"I 4 Therefore they that were scattered is written“ in the book of the prophets, x Am.5.25.26. abroad, went every where preaching the () ye house of Israel, have ye offered to

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tion of my Dad their groaning. And now a Lu. 4. 29.56 And saian do the Son of man

you

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Philip preaches at Samaria. THE ACTS, IX.

Philip and the Eunuch. 5 Then Philipą went down to the city of A. D. 34.1 28 Was returning; and, sitting in his Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.

- chariot, read Esaias the prophet. 6 And the people with one accord a chap. 6. 5. 29 Then the Spirit said unto Philip, gave beed unto those things which Philip 62 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 y Fore unclean spirits, crying with loud - Jno.4.41,42 said, Understandest thou what thou voice, came out of many that were pos- eMar. 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.

some man should guideh me? And he

Ep. 5. 17.1 8 And there was great joy in

that cit

desired Philip that he would come up

y Ro. 10. 14. 9 But there was a certain man, called

Ps. 25. 9.

and sit with him. Simon, which beforetime in the same city ich.9.33.34] 32 The place of the scripture which he used sorcery, m 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. 1. 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 mchap. 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. ll And to him they had regard, be 2 Ti. 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. leth the prophet this? of himself, or of 12 But when they believedy Philip 9 verse 37. some other man? preaching the things concerning the king. chap. 2. 41. 35 Then Philip opened his mouth, and dom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, rchap. 1.3. began at the same scripture, and they were baptized, both men and women.'

Lu. 24. 27. 1

| preached unto him Jesus.

t chap.18.28. 13 Then Simon himself believed also :

u chap. 10.47.

36 And as they went on their way, they and when he was baptized, he continued

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.

great mi

| doth « hinder me to be baptized ? 14 Now when the apostles which were

racles.

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

:he answered and said, Iw believe that them Peter and John :

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

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

0:1 stand still : and they went down both

x chap. 19. 2. ceive the Holy Ghost:

y char. 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.) . i Co. 1. 13. the water, the Spirit of the Lord. caught

17 Then laid they their hands on =1 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 a 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, o 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 threat. receive the Holy Ghost.

d chap. 8. 3. lenings and slaughter against the disciples 20 But Peter said unto him. Thy mo. Ga. 1. 13. L 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. 1

1. 10. 8: mascus to the synagogues, that, if he purchased with money.

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

11.17.

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

0 Jog, 22. 25. 3 And as he journeyed, he came near 22 Repent therefore of this thy wicked * P8.78.36,37. 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 me pa iniquity.

1Je. 4. 18.15 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 m 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, I said, Lord, whate 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.. 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." 1.7 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 pchap. 5. 39. but' secing no man.. Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert. chap. 16.30. 8 And Saul arose from the earth; and 27 And he arose and went : and, be

Da. 10.7.

is when his eyes were opened, he saw no

Jos. 15. 47. hold, a man of Ethiopia, t an* eunuch

t Zep. 3. 10.

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

1 x Is. 56. 3.5. / and brought him into Damascus. of the Ethiopians, who had the charge 2 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,

T 10° And there was a certain disciple

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Saul's Conversion.

THE ACTS, X.

Dorcas raised to life, at Damascus, named Ananias ja and to him A. D. 35. 1. 32 And it came to pass, as Peter passed said the Lord in a vision, Ananias. And

throughout all quarters, he came down he said, Behold, I am here, Lord.

a chap. 22.12. also to the saints which dwelt at Lydda. ll And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and 6 chap.3.6,16 33 And there he found a certain man go into the street which is called Straight,

is bed and inquire in the house of Judas for one call-c1 Ch. 5. 16. eight years, and was sick of the palsy. ed Saul, of Tarsus : for, behold, he prayeth, d chap. 11.21.] 34 And Peter said unto him, Æneas,

12 And hath seen in a vision a man named 2 Co. 3. 16. Jesus Christ maketh thee whole; arise, and Ananias coming in, and putting his hand | e1 Ti. 1. 13. make thy bed. And he arose immediately. on him, that he might receive his sight.

Bor, Doe,

35 And all that dwelt at Lydda ando 13 Then Ananias answered, Lord, Ilor, Roe. Saron saw him, and turnedd to the Lord. have heard by many of this man,e how Tverse 21 | 36 Now there was at Joppa a certain much evil he hath done to thy saints at loinjo

disciple named Tabitha, which by interJerusalem :

Dit 23. 14. pretation is called B Dorcas: this woman 14 And here hes hath authority from

ki Co. 1. 2.

was fulls of good works and almsdeeds the chief priests to bind all that calla on

2 Ti. 2. 22.

which she did. thy name.

i chap, 13. 2.

I 37 And it came to pass in those days, 15 But the Lord said unto him, Go thy

| Ro.1.1,

..that she was sick, and died: whom, when way: fori he is a chosen vessel unto me, 10o. 15.10. they had washed, they laid her in an to bear my name beforek the Gentiles, Ga. 1. 15. upper chamber. and kings, and the children of Israel : Ep. 3. 7,8. 38 And forasmuch as Lydda was nigh

16 For I will shew him how great things k Ro. 11. 13. to Joppa, and the disciples had heard he must suffer for my name's sake.

Ga. 2. 7, 8. that Peter was there, they sent unto him 17 And Ananias went his way, and en I ch.25.23,&c

two men, desiring him that he would not tered into the house; and putting his

mch.28.17,&clydel

v delay to come to them.

7 chap.20.23. hands on him, said, Brother Saul, the Lord,

2 C0.11.23..

39 Then Peter arose, and went with even Jesus, that appeared unto thee in

27.

them. When he was come, they brought the way as thou camest, hath sent me, 2Ti.1.11, 12. him into the upper chamber: and all the that thou mightest receive thy sight, and chap. 8.'17. widows stood by him weeping, and shewbe filled with the Holy Ghost.

ing the coats and garments which Dorcas 18 And immediately there fell from his

'grieved. | made, while she was with them. eyes as it had been scales; and he received Chap. 2.4.. 40 But Peter puts them all forth, and sight forthwith, and arose, and was baptized. Ec. 9. 10.“ kneeled down, and prayed; and turning

19 And when he had received meat, he Mat. 9. 25. him to the body, said, Tabitha, arise. was strengthened. Then was Saul cer- Mar. 5. 41, And she opened her eyes : and when she tain days with the disciples which were

42. saw Peter, she sat up. at Damascus.

John 11. 43. 41 And he gave her his hand, and lifted 20 And straightway he preached Christ t chap.26.20. her up, and when he had called the saints in the synagogues, that he is the Son of Ga. 1. 17. I and widows, presented her alive. God.

u 1 Ki. 17.23. 42 And it was known throughout all 21 But all that heard himo were amazed, v Ga.1.13,23. Joppa ; and many believed in the Lord.. and said, Is not this hew that destroyed them w chap. 8. 3: 43 And it came to pass, that he tarried

* John 12.11. which called on this name in Jerusalem, and

• many days in Joppa, with one Simon a came hither for that intent, that he might

y Ps. 84. 7.

| tanner. bring them bound unto the chief priests?

* chap.18.28

CHAPTER X. 22 But Saul increased the more in

a chap. 8. 2. TTB
22. 12.

ITHERE was a certain man in Cæsarea, strength, and confounded the Jews

called Cornelius, a centurion of the band which dwelt at Damascus, proving that

6 Ec. 7. 18. 1
cchap. 23.12

12 called the Italian band, this is very Christ.

20:31 2 A devout man,"andone that feared God 23 And after that many days were ful

with alld his house, which gave much alms

d chap. 18. 8. filled, the Jews took counselc to kill him.

Ge. 18. 19. toe the people, and prayeds to God alway. 24 But their laying await was known Ps. 101.2.7.1 3 He saw in a vision evidently, about of Saul. And they watchedo the gates

e Ps. 41.1.

"the ninth hour of the day, an angel of day and night, to kill him.

Ps. 119. 2.

God coming in to him, and saying unto 25 Then the disciples took him by night,

Pr. 2. 3..5.

him, Cornelius. and leti him down by the wall, in a basket.

4 And when he looked on him, he was 26 And when Şaul was comes to Jeru

9 2 Co. 11.26,1

" afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And salem, he asgayed to join himself to the Ps. 21. 11. | he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine disciples : but they were all afraid of him, 37. 32, 33. alms are come up for a memorial?beand believed not that he was a disciple.

h He. 1. 14. 27 But Barnabasm took him, and iJog. 2. 15. 1. 5 And now send men to Joppa, and call brought him to the apostles, and declared Ga. 1. 18. for one Simon, whose surname is Peter : unto them how he had seen the Lord in 1 Is. 45. 19. 6 He lodgeth with one Simon" a tanner, the way, and that he had spoken to him, mchap. 4. 36. whose house is by the sea side: he shall and how he had preached boldly p at n chap. 9. 43. tell thee what thou oughtest to do. Damascus in the name of Jesus.

o chap.11.14.

4:And when the angel which spake 28 And he was with them coming in

P ver. 20..22. |

| unto Cornelius was departed, he called

a verse 23. and going out at Jerusalem.

r chap. 8. 1.

two of his household servants, and a 29 And he spake boldly in the name of the Zec9. 1.' devout soldier of them that waited on Lord Jesus, and disputed against the Gre

& Ps. 94. 13.

him continually; cians : buta they went about to slay him. tch: 1.5.&c.] 8 And when he had declared all these

30 Which when the brethren knew, Ro. 14. 19. things unto them, he sent them to Joppa. they brought him down to Cæsarea, and v Ps. 86.11. 9 On the morrow, as they went on sent him forth to Tarsus.

Col. 1. 10. their journey, and drew nigh unto the 31 Then had the churches resté through w John 14. 16, city, Peter wentt up upon the housetop out all Judæa and Galilee and Samaria,

17.] to pray, about the sixth hour: and were edified ;and walking in the x Zec. 8. 20..! 10 And he became very hungry, and fear of the Lord, and in the comfortw of

22. would have eaten: but while they made the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.*

ready, he fell into a trance,

od

gate

Peter's vision.

THE ACTS, XI.

His sermon at Cæsarea. 11 And saw a heaven opened, and a | A. D. 41. | a tanner, by the sea side; who, when he certain vessel descending unto him, as it

cometh, shall speak unto thee. had been a great sheet, knit at the four a chap. 7.56. 33 Immediately therefore I sent to corners, and let down to the earth;

Re. 19. 11. | thee : and thou hast well done that thou 12 Wherein were all manner of four. 6 De. 5. 27. art come. Now therefore are we all here footed beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, cDo. 10. 17. present before God, to hear all things • and creeping things, and fowls of the air. 2 Ch. 19.7. that are commanded thee of God.

13 And there came a voice to him, Rise, Job 34. 19. 34 Then Peter opened his mouth, and Peter; kill, and eat..

Ro, 2. 11. said, Of a truth I perceive that God c is

Ga. 2.6. 14 But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is a com

no respecter of persons : 1 Pe. 1.17.“

35 But in every nation he that feareth

a Le.11.2,&c. him, and worketh righteousness, is acmon or unclean.

20.25. 15 And the voice spake unto him again

De.14.3,&c. cepted with him. the second time, What God hath cleansed, Eze

36 The word which God sent unto the that call not thou common.

e Ro.2.13.27 children of Israel, preaching peace y by 16 This was done thrice: and the vessel *3.22,29. Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all :) was received up again into heaven.

10.12, 13. 37 That word, I say, ye know, which 17 Now while Peter doubted in himself Ep.2.13.18. was published throughout all Judæa, and what this vision which he had seen should Iverse 28. began from Galilee, after the baptism mean, behold, the men which were sent | Mat. 15. 11. which John preached; .. from Cornelius had made inquiry i for Ro.14.14,&o 38 How God anointedk Jesus of NaSimon's house, and stood before the

1 Co. 10. 25. zareth with the Holy Ghost and with

1 Ti. 4. 4. I power ; whol went about doing good, 18 And called, and asked whether Si- Is. 57. 19. | and healing all that were oppressedm of mon, which was surnamed Peter, were

Col. 1. 20. I the devil: forn God was with him. lodged there.

| * Ps.24.7..10.) 39 And we are witnesses of all things 19 While Peter thought on the vision,

Mat. 28. 18. which he did, both in the land of the

| Ro. 14. 9. | the Spirit P said unto him, Behold, three

1 Co.15. 27.

Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew men seek thee.

Ep. 1. 20. 22 and hanged on a tree: 20 Arise, therefore, and get thee down, i Fe 3.22. 40 Him God raised up” the third day, and go with them, doubting nothing: for Re. 17. 14. and shewed him openly; I have sent them."

i chan. 9.43.1 41 Not: to all the people, but unto 21 Then Peter went down to the men

1 | witnesses chosen before of God, even to which were sent unto him from Cornelius; He. 1. 9. us, who did eat and drink with him after and said, Behold, I am he whom ye seek: Mat. 12. 15. he rose from the dead. what is the cause wherefore ye are come ? Im 1 John 3.8.) 42 And he commanded us to preach

22 And they said, Cornelius « the cen- * John 3.2. unto the people, and to testify thatw it is turion, a just man, and one that feareth chan 2 39. he which was ordained of God to be the God, and of good report* among all the

Lu. 24. 48. Judge of quick and dead." nation of the Jews, was warned from God

43 To himy give all the prophets wit

p chap. 11.12. by an holy angel, to send for thee into his

a chav. 15. 7. ness, that through his name whosoever house, and to hear words of thee.

* Mat.28.1, 2. believeth in him shall receive remission 23 Then called he them in, and lodged

8 John 14. 22. of sins. them. And on the morrow Peter went XX.) 44 While Peter yet spake these words, away with them, and certain a brethren XXI. the Holy Ghostb fell on all them which from Joppa accompanied him.

t John 15. 16. heard the word. 24 And the morrow after they entered u verse 1, &c.). 45 And theyc of the circumcision which into Cæsarea. And Cornelius waited for Mat. 28, 19, believed were astonished, as many as them, and had called together his kins

20.' came with Peter, because that on the men and near friends.

w chap. 17.31.) Gentiles also was poured out the gift of 25 And as Peter was coming in, Cor- Jno.5.22,27 the Holy Ghost: nelius met him, and fell down at his 2 Co. 5. 10.1 46 For they heard them speakd with feet, and worshipped him..

1 Pe. 4. 5. tongues, and magnify God. Then an26 But Peter took him up, saying, chap.22.12. swered Peter, Stande up; I myself also am a man. He. 11. 2. | 47 Cans any man forbid water, that

27 And as he talked with him, he went y Lu. 24. 27, | these should not be baptized, which have in, and found many that were come

44. received the Holy Ghost as well as we? together.

John 5. 39. 48 And he commanded them to be 28 And he said unto them, Ye know - Jno.3.14..17| baptized in the name of the Lord. Then how that it is an unlawful things for a Ro. 10. 11. prayed they him to tarry certain days. man that is a Jew to keep company, or a verse 45.

CHAPTER XI. come unto one of another nation; but bchap. 4. 31. AND the apostles and brethren that God hath shewed mel that I should not verse 23. were in Judæa heard that the Gentiles call any man common or unclean.

| a chap. 2. 4. I had also received the word of God. 29 Therefore came I unto you without ech.14.14,15. 2 And when Peter was come up to gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for : Il Re. 19. 10. Jerusalem, theyi that were of the circumask, therefore, for what intent ye have 22.9. cision contended with him, sent for me?

Ichap. 8. 12. 3 Saying, Thou wentest in to men un30 And Cornelius said, Four days ago 9 John 4. 9. I circumcised, and didst eat with them.

h ch. 15. 8, 9. I was fasting until this hour: and at the " 8,

9 4 But Peter rehearsed the matter from

Ep. 3. 6. ninth hour I prayed in my house; and, i kjo 23:28. the beginning, and expounded it by order behold, a man stood before me? in bright Ga. 2. 12. unto them, saying, clothing,

k ch. 10.9. &c.] 5 I was in the city of Joppa, praying : 31 And said, Cornelius, thym prayer is

Ichap. 1.'10.) and in a trance I saw a vision, A certain heard, and thine alms are had in remem Mat. 28. 3. vessel descend, as it had been a great brance in the sight of God.

m verse 4, &c. sheet, let down from heaven by four 32 Send therefore to Joppa, and call Da. 10. 12. corners; and it came even to me: hither Simon, whose surname is Peter : He. 6. 10. 6 Upon the which when I had fastened he is lodged in the house of one Simon |-- - mine eyes, I considered, and saw four

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