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scales?; and he received fight forthwith, and arose, and was baptized. And when he had received meat, he

was strengthned. Then was Saul certain days with the disciples which were at Damascus. 20. And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is-theSon of God. ^ li. -But all that heard him were amazed, and laid, Is not this he that destroyed them which called on this riame in Jefulalem, and earner hither for that intent, that'he-might bring them bound unto the chief priests? 22. But Saul increased the more in strength, and confounded the Jews which dwelt at Damascus, proving that this is very Christ.2,3} ^[ And after that : . ...' * many days were fulfilled, the Jews took coun- Year of our fel to kill him :'I 3.4- But their 8 laying await Lord 37- . was known of Saul 1 '■ and they watched the gates day and night to kill him; 25. Then the disciples took him by night, aud h let him down by the wall in a basket. 26. And when Saul was come to' Jerusalem, he asfayed to joyn himself to the disciples: but they were all k afraid of him, and believed not that he was a disciple. 27. But1 Barnabas took him, and brought him to the apostles, and declared unto them, how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him; and how he had preached m boldly at Damascus1 in the name of Jesus. 28. And n he was with them coming in, and going out at Jerusalem. 29. And he spake boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus, and disputed against the 0 Grecians: but they went about to stay him. 30. Which when the brethren knew, they brought him down to Celarea, and sent him forth to Tarsus.

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f See on Mat. 16. 16. * f Acts is. 17. It came to pass,

* * 2 Cor. 11. 32, 33. In Damaf- that when I was come again to Jems, the Governour under Aretas the rusalem, even while I prayed in the King, kept the City of the Dama- Temple, I was in a Trance, scenes with a GarisoH, desirous to y k Mat. to. 17. Beware of Men, for apprehend me: And through a they will deliver you up to CounWindow in a Basketwas I let down cils.—■

by the Wall, and escaped his 11 Acts 4. 36, 37. Joses, who by Hands. the Apostles was sirnamed to

h t Josh. 2. 15. [R«£«f] let them i°ias,~ having land, fold it.— </o»b by a Cord through, the Win- m See on Acts 4. 29. dow : for her House was upon the n t Gal. 1.18. After three Years Town-Wall.— f 1 Sam. 19. 12. I went up to Jerusalem, to fee Pe. So Michal let David down through ter,, and abode with him fifteen a Window: and he went and fled 15 Days. and escaped. "See on Acts 6.1,

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nany believed in the Lord. 43, And it came to pass1, that le tarried many days in Joppa with onei Simon a tanner.

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rT^l HERE was a cer&an man in Ceforea, called Corne^ Jt-^ Ixus, a centurion of the* band called the Italian

k devout mansAnd one that feared God, with all his hb'ufe, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to «£jod m alway. 3. He law in a vision evidently, about the ninth hour of the day, an "angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius. 4. And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms arfe

• COrne up for a memorial before God. 5. And now fend men to Joppa, and call for one Simon, whose surname is PetSr: 6*. He lodgeth with one p Simon a tanner, whole house is by the sea-side: he shall q tell thee what thou oughtest to do. 7. And when the angel which spake unto Cornelius was departed, he called two of his houfliold servants, and a devout soldier of them that waited on him continually: 8. And when he had declared all these things unto them, he sent them to Joppa. 9. On the morrow as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, r Peter went up upon

1 V Acts 10. 6. ing in Prayer, even the Man G#

k Acts. 2. y. Tliere were dwel- briel, whom I had seen in the Vijt^18 Jerusalem Jews, devout Men en at the Beginning, being caused out of every Nation underHeaven. to flie swiftly, touched me about Acts i3.j6.Menof7/n»<>/,andye that y the Time of the Evening OblafearGodglve audience. Acts 17.4. tion.

•—Ofthe devout Greeks a greatMulti- ° Psal. 141. a. Let my Prayer tude [believed]. Acts 13. 43— beset forth before thee as Incense; Many of the Jews and religious Pro- and the lifting up of my Hands, as selytes followed Paul and Barna- 10 the Evening Sacrifice. Heb. 13.16*. b»s. Y Acts 22.12. One Ananias, Todo good,and to communicate,

* -devout Man according to the forget not: for with such SatriLaw.— sices God is mell-pleafed. Rev. -8. 3.

1 Gen. 18.19. I know him that Another Angel came and stood ac he will command his Children, and 15 the Altar, having a golden Censer; his Roufhold after him, and they and there was given to him much "tall keep the Way of the Lord.— Incense, that he sliould offer it with Josti. 24. 1 5. —As for me and my the Prayers of all Saints.— . ti««fe, we will serve the Lord. P Y Acts 9. 43.

m Seeon Luk. 18. r. 20 q Ver. 22, 32. Acts it. 14.

.n Dan.9.a 1. Whiles I was speak. ,r t Acts It. f, &(•

dn the * house-top to pray, about the b sixth hour. 10. And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance, 11. And saw c heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the A four corners, and let down to the earth; j i." Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts Of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air. 13. And there came a voice to him, Rife, Peter j kill, and eat." .14. But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have e never eaten any thing that is common or unclean. 15. And the voice unto himagain the second time, What God hath ( cleansed, that call not thou common. 16. This was done thrice: and the vessel was received up again into heaveu. 17. Now while Peter doubted in himself what this vision which he had leen, should mean-, behold, the men which were sent from Cornelius, had made enquiry for Simons house, and stood before the gate, 18. And called, and asked whether Simon, which was sirnamed Peter, were lodged there. IJ1 •jf While Peter thought on the Vision, the spirit said unto him, Behold, three men leek thee. 20. e Arise therefore, and get thee down, and go with them, doubting nothing: for 1 have sent them. 21. Then Peter went down to the men which were sent unto him from Cornelius; a»

said,

* Acts 20. 8. There were ma- Hoof; as the Camel, and tie Hire, ny Lights in the upper Chamber and the Coney; for they (** where they were gathered toge- the Cud, but divide not tlie Bow! ther. therefore they are untlu* Oj*1

b Psal. 55. 17. Evening and 5 you. t Ezek. 4. 14. Thensiio I. Morning, and at Noon will I pray, Ah Lord God, behold, myS0'1 and cry aloud: and he shall hear hath not been polluted: forfroci my Voice. my Youth up even till now,b»vc

c See on Acts 7. 56". I not eaten of that which

& Luk. 13. 20. They (hall come i° it self, or is torn in Pietu,t&»R from the East, and from the West, came there abominable Flijb into my and from the North, and from the Mouth.

South, and shall fit down in the f f Rom. 14.17,20. t'^"1. Kingdom of God. 4.4. t Tit. i.'iy. See oaW

e'.' Lev. 11. 4. These sliallycijiy. 11. not eat of them that chew the Cud, e t Acts 1 J. 7. Peter role «| or of them that divide the Hoof: and said unto them, M£I1> ~j as the Camel, because he chewerh Brethren, ye know rhat a g0*3 the Cud, but divideth not the while ago, God made choiceamP^S Hoof; he is unclean unto you. 20. us, that the Gentiles by my M°° t Deut. 14. 7. These ye ftall not should hear the Word of""1" eat, of them that chew the Cud, spel and believe, or of them that divide the cloven

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