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and drink with him after he rose from the dead.
42 And he commanded us to 'preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the "Judge of quick and dead.
43 'To him give all the prophets witness, that
them. John, xxi. 13: Jesus then cometh, and taketh bread, and giveth them, and fish likewise.
+ MAT. xxviii. 19, 20: Go ye therefore and teach all nations: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen. Acts, i. 8: Ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judæa, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
u MAT. xxv. 31, 32: When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: and before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats. John, v. 22, 27: The Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment to the Son: and hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man. Acts, xvii. 31: Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained. Rom. ii. 16: In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ. do. xiv. 9, 10 : For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living. We shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. 1 Cor. iv, 5: Judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, --and then shall every man have praise of God. 2 Cor. v. 10: We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ. 2 Tim. iv. 1: I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge
the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom. 1 Pet. iv.5: Who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the quick and the dead. Jude, 14, 15: The Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints to execute judgment upon all. Rev. XX. 12: I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God;-and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works,
Isa. liii. 11: He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities. do. lix. 20: The Redeemer shall come to Zion, and unto them that tum
through his name "whosoever believeth in him shall receive *remission of sins.
44 ( While Peter yet spake these words, Ythe
from transgression in Jacob, saith the LORD. Jer. xxxi. 34: I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember theirsin no more. Dan.ix. 24: Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity. Mic. vii. 18: Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy. ZEC. xiii. 1: In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness. Mal. iv. 2: But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall. Luke, xxiv. 27, 44: And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself. And he said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning me. John, v. 39: Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. Acts, xxvi. 22: Saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come.
wJohn, iii. 14–17: And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. Acts, xv. 9: And put no difference between us [Jews] and them (Gentiles], purifying their hearts by faith. do. xxvi. 18: To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me. Rom.
11: For the Scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. Gal. iii. 22: The Scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.
* MAT. xxvi. 28: This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
y. See on ACTS, v.32.
Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word.
45 ?And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the aGentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.
46 For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter,
47. Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost bas well as we ? 18
48 And he commanded them to be baptized d in the name of the Lord.19 Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.
CHAP. XI. 1 Peter, being accused for going in to the Gentiles, 5 maketh his defence, 18 which is accepted : 19 the Gospel being spread into Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, Barnabas is sent to confirm"them : 26 the disciples there are first called Christians : 27 they send relief to the brethren in Judæa in time of famine. AND the apostles and brethren that were in
on this occasion said. Pu. 18 in like manner, even as we. Han. 19 the Lord Jesus Christ. Wi. Wh.
z Ver. 23.
Acts, xi. 3, 18. GAL. iii. 14: That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive
the promise of the Spirit through faith b Acts, ii. 4: They were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave
them utterance. "Acts, xi. 17. do, xv. 8, 9: God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Gbost, even as he did unto us; and put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith. Rom. X. 12: For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek : for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.
c1 Cor. i. 17: Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the Gospel.
Acts, ii. 38: Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. do. viii. 16: For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Judæa heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.
2 And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him,
3 Saying, Thou wentest in to men uncircumcised, and didst 'eat with them.
4 But Peter rehearsed the matter from the beginning, and expounded it by dorder unto them, saying,
5 I was in the city of Joppa praying: and in a trance I saw a vision, A certain vessel descend, as it had been a great sheet, let down from heaven by four corners; and it came even to me:
6 Upon the which when I had fastened mine eyes, I considered, and saw fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts,' and creeping things, and fowls of the air.
7 And I heard a voice saying unto me, Arise, Peter; slay, and eat.
8 But I said, Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean hath at any time entered into my mouth.
9 But the voice answered me again from heaven, What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.
I cattle. Rh.
CHAP. XI. * Acts, x. 45. do. xv. 1 : Certain men which came down from Judæa taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved. b Acts, x. 28.
GAL. ii. 12: Before that certain came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles : but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them which were of the circumcision.
Luke, i. 3: It seemed good to me also,-to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus.
e Acts, x. 9, &c.
10 And this was done three times : and all were drawn up again into heaven.
11 And, behold, immediately there were three men already come unto the house where I was, sent from Cæsarea unto me.
12 And the "spirit sbade me go with them, nothing doubting. Moreover hthese six brethren accompanied me, and we entered into the man's house :
13 And he showed us how he had seen an angel in his house, which stood and said unto him, Send men to Joppa, and call for Simon, whose surname is Peter ;
14 Who shall tell thee *words, whereby thou and 'all thy house shall be saved.
15 And "as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning.
f John, xvi. 13: Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, iş come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak and he will show you things to come. Acts, X. 19.
8 Acts, xv. 7: Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men and brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us,
that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the Gospel, and believe.
h Acts, x. 23. i Acts, x. 30.
k Ps. xix. 7, 8, 11: The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul : the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes. Moreover by them is thy servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward. John, vi. 63, 68: It is the Spirit that quickeneth ; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life. Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? Thou hast the words of eternal life.
1 LURE, xix. 9: Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham. Acts, xvi. 31: Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou
shalt be saved, and thy house. m See on MARK, i. 8.