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(yliich were done. 14. Now when the apostles, tere at Jerusalem, heard that Samaria had received., S. of God, they sent unto them Peter and John. 15. r ^lien they were come down, prayed for them that igh.tr h receive the holy Ghost. 16. ('For • as yet he (bi upon none of them: only they were k baptized in, Ime of the Lord Jesus) 17. Then n> kiid-they theirtei them, and they received the holy Ghost. 18. And. Imon saw that through laying on os the apostles hands,, ty Ghost was given, he offered them money, 19.
Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay he may receive the holy Ghost. 20. But Peter saics m, Thy n money periih with thee, because thpu haft it that the gift of God may be purchased with ^.t. Thou hast neither part nor lot in.this matter: r heart is not right in the light of God- 22. Repent ore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, ° if perf) he thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee. 23. perceive that thou art in the p gall of bitterness, and
bond of iniquity. 24. Then answered Simon, and; f Pray ye to the Lord for me, that none of these things
K k 4 which
Acts 2.38. See on Acts 5. ties by shewing mercy to the Poor,
if it may be a lengthning of rhy ^cts 19. 2. —We have not Tranquillity. Joel 2. 14. Whq :h as heard whether there be knoweth, if he v>iB return and re: ly Ghost. j pent, and leave a Blessing behind
Mat. 28. 19. Go ye therefore him.— t 2 Tim. 2. 25. —If God each all Nations, baptizing feradventure will give them Repem n the Name of the Fat her, ani| tance to the acknowledging the Sen, and of the holy Gholl. Truth.
e the Not« on Acts 2. 38. 10 p j Deut. 29. 18. — Lest thew 'Heb. 6. 2. Of the Doctrine .should be among you a Root that prisms, and of laying on as beareth Gall and Wormwood. Deut. — See the Note on Acts 3*. 3*.—Their Grapes are Grapes
< pi Gall, their Clusters are Utter. Mat. 10. 8. Heal the Sick, J JT Heb. 3. 12. Take heed, Bree the Lepers, raise the Dead, thren, lest there be in any of you 'ut Devils: freely ye have -an evil Heart of Unbelief, in de~d,freely give, -f See 2 King, .parting from the living G^cL
As the Lord liveth, before '.' Heb. 12. 15. Looking diligently 1 I stand, J. will receive loJest any Man fail of the Grace ot
God; lest any Root of Bitterness jeft.17. 12. My Father ftrad- springing up trouble you, and; 'i will feel me, and 1 shall thereby many be defiled
to him as a Deceiver.— q r Exod. 8. 8. —Intreat the
n.4.17.—Break offthy Sins by syLord, that he piay take away the teousness, and thine Iniqui- , fro^js,
which ye have spoken come upon me. 25. And when they had testified and preached the word of the returned to Jerulalem, and preached the gospel in many lages os the Samaritans^ 26. Aud the angel ot' the' ipake unto Philip, faying, Arise, and go toward theft unto the way that goeth down from Jerulalem untoGaza,* isdeiert. 27. And he arose and went: and behold a of* Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all hex lure, and had come to Jerusalem for to b worship, 28. returning, and sitting in his chariot, c read Elaias thi phet. 29. Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go nearj join thy self to this chariot. 30. And Philip ranthitf him, and heard him read the prophet Elaias, and Understandest thou what thou readest? 31. And he d How can I, except some man should guide me? desired Philip that he would come up, and sit with hi The Place of the scripture which he read, was this, e led as a lhiep to the slaughter, and like a lamb dumbki his shearer, lo opened he not his mouth: 33. In his Ho liation his judgment was taken away: and who shall W his generation? for his life is taken from the earth. And the eunuch answered Philip, and said, I pray thee, whom speake'h the prophet this? of himself, or of 6« other man? 35. Then Philip opened his mouth, andbeS at the fame Scripture, and preached unto him Jesus. 3 And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain' ter: and the eunuch laid, See, here is water; whatdJ
Frogs from me, and from my Peo- shall be in thine Heart. Aniil
pie.— +Numb. JI.7. —Pray un- (halt teach them diligently« to the Lord that he take away the thyChildren.and thalt talkofA Serpents from us. t I King; 13. when thou fittest in thine He
6. Entreat now the Face of the Lord y and when thou walkest by the fl thy God, and pray for me, that my and when thou liest down, -i Hand may be restored me again.— when thou rifest up.
11 Zeph. 3. 10. From beyond d Rom. 10. 14. How then I
the Rivers of Ethiopia, my Sup- they call on him in whom i pliants, even the Daughter of my 10 have mt believed ? Andhowi
dispersed shall bring mine Offer- they believe in him of whom tW
jng- have mt heard? and how B*
'"tjoh 12. 20. There were cer- they hear without a Preacher? tain Greeks among tbem, that e * Isa. 53 7. —Hehtrnsii
came up to worship at the Feast iya Lamb to the Slaughter, anil
c Deut. 6. 6, 7. These Words Sheep before her Shearers is J
which I command thee this Day, sp he openeth not his Mouth.
inder jne to be baptized? 37. And Philip said, If thou beieveft with all thifie heart, thou mayst. And he answered and iidmf I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. 38. And he ommanded the chariot to stand still V and they s went dowif )Oth into the water, both Philip and the eunuch} and he japtized him. 39. And when they were come up out of the vater, the h Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that Jie eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way ejoicing. 40. But Philip was found at Azotus: and pairing through, he preached in all the cities, till he came :d Gefarea. . . .„"..-.
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AN D Saul yet1 breathing out threatnings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest, 2. And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that it he found any * of this way [Or, of the way], whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem. 3. And as he k journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven. 4. And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, .Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou 1 me? 5. And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecuteft: It is m hard for thee to kick against the pricks. 6. And he trembling and astonished, said, Lord, n what wilt thou have me to
'; 1 . ;'" • do?
f tjoh. 6. 69. tjoh. it. vj. as I went to Damascus with Au
t Acts 9. so. tijoh.4.15. fx thority and Commission from the
Joh 5. $. See on Mat. itf. 16. chief Priests. 11 Cor. 15. 8. Last
6 Mat.316. Jesiis when he was of all he mat seen of me also, as of
baptized, went up straightway out 5 one born out of due time. - y
of the Water.— 1 Isa. 63.9. In their Affliction
h t 1 King. 18.13. t 1 King. 2. he was affliBed.— 7 Mat. 25. 40,
16. t Ez. 3. 14. See on Mat. &c. Inasmuch as ye have done it
4, 1. unto one of the least of these my
"t Gal. 1. 13. fiTim. j. Jj,. 10 Brethren, ye have done it unto me.
See on Acts 8. 3. &c. 1 Cor. 11.12. As the Body is
k t Acts 2». 6. It came to pass, one, and hath many Members, and
that as / made my Journey, and was all the Members of that.Mm Body
come nigh unto Damascus, about being many, are one Body; foal
Noon, suddenly there shone from x y so is Christ. „rf-. ....
Heaven a great Light round about m See on Acts 5. 39.
we. tActs 26. i». Whereupon f See on Acts 2.37. .. ,
f flom the chief priefts to bind all
call on thy name. 15. But the Lord said m, po thy way: for he is a * chosen vessel ie, to bear my name before the * Gentiles,
SSi- 1$. V X Cor. 1. a. unto thee for this purpose, to make
. j.si. See on Acts 7. thee a Minister and a Witness —De
> the NoteonActs1.11. livering thee from the PeopJe, and
re being the first mention from the Gentiles, unto whom now
"aaPs being called, and or- 5 isenti thee, To open their Eyes, and
ro be a Preaeher, and an to turn them from Darkness to
: to the "Jews, but more Light— Acts 28.28. Be it known
larly to the Gentilet; and therefore unto you, that the Salva
hings being often menti- tith of God is sent unto the Gengether, I have put the Re-1 o tilts, and that they will hear it.
:s relating to these Sub- t Rom 1. 1,5. Paul, a Servant of
n this Place, which J shall Jesus Christ, called to be an Apostle,
0, when any of them oc- separated unto the Gospel of God. the following Parts of the By whom [Jesus Christ] we have re* Testament. The Reader ,j ceived Grace and Aposthfhip, for O€\\y apply what relates to bedience to the Faith, among aS ing chosen, called, or or- stations foi his Name, f Rom. 11.
1, what to his Preach- ij.Ifpeak toyouGewf;7w,inasmucli • the Jews, and what to the as I am the\Aposile of the Gentiles, I it." aomagnifie mine Office. + Rom. iy. 13.2,4(5. As they mini- 16, 19. That I should be the Mini) the Lord, and fasted, the ster of Jesus Christ to the Gentilet, host said, Separate me Barna- ministring the Gospel of God, that
Saul for the Work where- the Offering up Of the Gentiles
have called them. Then 25 might be acceptable, being sanction Barnabas waxed bold, and fied by the Holy Ghost. Through It was necessary that the mighty Signs and Wonders, by the
of God stiould first have Power of the Spirit of God; so >oken to you: but feeing that from Jerusalem, and round ait from you, and judge 30 bout unto lllyricum, I have fuUy elves unworthy ofeverlast- preached the Gospel of Christ, t Gal. ife,lo, we turn to the Gen- 1. 1, ia, Ij, 16". Paul an Apostle Acts 18. 6. When they oppo- (not of Men, neither by Man, but mfelves and blasphemed, he by Jesus Christ, and God the Fahis Raiment, and said untOjjther,—•) I neither received it Of
Your Blood be upon your Man, neither was I taught it, but Heads; I am clean: from by the Revelation of Jelus Christ. forth 1 will go unto the Gen- But when it pleased God, who/>\ Acts 25. a 1. Depart: for I par at ed me from my Mother's :nd thee far hence unto the^o Womb, and called me by his Grace, '■:■ Acts 23. n.—The Lord to reveal his Son in me, that I by him and said, Beofgood might preach him among the Hea", Paul: for as thou hast te- then.-^- t Gal. 2. 2,7, 8, 9. I went of'ttte \n Jerusalem, so must up [to Jerusalem] by revelation, four witness also at Rome. Acts45 and communicated to them that 5,17, it. Rift, and stand upon Gospel which / preach among the f«t: for I have appeared Gets