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uldest: but when thou shalt, that he tarry till I come, what is thou shalt stretch forth thy that to thee? Follow thou me. und another shall gird thee, 23 Then went this saying abroad y thee whither thou would- among the brethren, that that dis

ciple should not die : yet Jesus This spake he, signifying by said not unto him, He shall not

sath he should glorify God. die; but, if I will that he tarry till

ien he had spoken this, he I come, what is that to thee?" M ato him, Follow me.

24 This is the disciple which tes. 'hen Peter, turning about, tifieth of these things, and wrote the disciple whom Jesus these things: and we know that his following ;(which also lean- testimony is true.

his breast at supper, and 25 And there are also many Lord, which is he that be- other things which Jesus did, the gh thee?)

which, if they should be written Peter seeing him, saith to every one, I suppose that even the

Lord, and what shall this world itself could not contain the do?

books that should be written. Jesus saith unto him, If I will! Amen.

T The ACTS of the Apostles.
CHAP. I.

not for you to know the times or THE former treatise have I the seasons which the Father hath

made, O Theophilus, of all put in his own power. Jesus began both to do and r 8 But ye shall receive power after ich,

that the Holy Ghost is come upon 2 Until the day in which he was you : and ye shall be witnesses unken up, after that he through the to me, both in Jerusalem, and in oly Ghost had given command- all Judea, and in Samaria, and unients unto the apostles whom he to the uttermost part of the earth. ad chosen :

m 9 And when he had spoken these f 3 Towhom also he shewed him-things, while they beheld, he was lelf alive after his passion, by many taken up; and a cloud received nfallible proofs, being seen of them him out of their sight. forty days, and speaking, of the m 10 And while they looked steadthings pertaining to the kingdom fastly towards heaven as he went of God :

up, behold, two mea stood by them d 4 And being assembled together in white apparel ; with them, commanded them that t 11 Which also said, Ye men of they should not depart from Jeru- Galilee, Why stand ye gazing up salem, but wait for the promise of into heaven? this same Jesus which the Father, which, saith he, ye is taken up from you into heaven, have heard of me.

shall so come in like manner as ye t 5 For John truly baptized with have seen him go

into heaven. water ; but ye shall be baptized g 12 Then returned they unto Je. with the Holy Ghost not many rusalem, from the mount called days hence.

Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a 6 When they therefore were sabbath day's journey. come together, they asked of him, f 13 And when they were come saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time in, they went up into an upper restore again the kingdom to Israel? room, where abode both Peter, and 7 And he said unto them, It is (James, and John, and Andrew

*A CDs when the day of Pente

Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, t 25 That he may take part of and Matthew, James the son of Al- this ministry and a postleship, from pheus, and Simon Zelotes, and Ju- which Judas by transgression fell das the brother of James. that he might go to his own place. d 14 These all continued with one f 26 And they gave forth their accord in prayer and supplication, lots; and the lot fell upon Matthiwith the women, and Mary the mo- as; and he was numbered with the ther of Jesus, and with his brethren. eleven apostles. f 15 1 And in those days Peter

CHAP. II. stood up in the midst of the disci- f ples, and said, (the number of the cost was fully come, they names together were about a hun- were all with one accord in one dred and twenty)

place. a 16 Men and brethren, this scrip- m 2 And suddenly there came a ture must needs have been fulfil- sound from heaven, as of a rushing led, which the Holy Ghost by the mighty wind, and it filled all the mouth of David spake before con- house where they were sitting, cerning Judas, which was guide 3 And there appeared unto them to them that took Jesus.

cloven tongues like as of fire, and 17 For he was numbered with it sat upon each of them. us, and had obtained part of this t. 4 And they were all filled with ministry.

the Holy Ghost, and began to speak D 18 Now this man purchased a with other tongues, as the spirit held with the reward of iniquity; gave them utterance. and falling headlong, he burst F 5 And there were dwelling at asunder in the midst, and all his Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out bowels gushed out.

of every nation under heaves. n 19 And it was known unto all 6 Now when this was noised the dwellers at Jerusalem ; inso- abroad, the multitude came much as that field is called in their gether, and were confounded, beproper tongue, Aceldama, that is cause that every man heard them to say, The field of blood.

speak in his own language. a 20 For it is written in the book 7 And they were all amazed, of Psalms, Let his habitation be and marvelled, saying one to anodesolate, and, let no man dwell ther, Behold, are not all these therein : and, His bishoprick let which speak, Galileans ? another take.

8 And how hear we every man 21 Wherefore of these men which in our own tongue, where in we have companied with us, all the were born ? time that the Lord Jesus went in g 9 Parthians, and Medes, and and out among us,

Elamites, and the dwellers in Me22 Beginning from the baptism sopotamia, and in Judea, and Capof John, unto that same day that padocia, in Pontus, and Asia, he was taken up from us, must one g 10 Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in be ordained to be a witness with Egypt, and in the parts of Libya 115 of his resurrection.

about Cyrene, and strangers of | 23 And they appointed two, Jo- Rome, Jews and proselytes, seph called Barsabas, who was 11 Cretes and Arabians, we do surnamed Justus, and Matthias. hear them speak in our tongues the

24 And they prayed, and said, wonderful works of God. Thou, Lord, which knowest the 12 And they were all amazed, hearts of all men, shew whether and were in doubt, saying one to of these two thou hast chosen, another, What meaneth this?

to

€ 13 Others mocking, said, These jhand that I should not be moveo : men are full of new wine.

26 Therefore did my heart ref 14 T But Peter, standing up with joice, and my tongue was glad ; the eleven, lifted up his voice, and moreover also, my-flesh shall rest said unto them, Ye men of Judea, in hope : and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, t 27 Because thou wilt not leave be this known unto you, and heark- my soul in hell, neither wilt thou en to my words :

suffer thine Holy One to see cor15 For these are not drunken, ruption. as ye suppose, seeing it is but the c 28 Thou hast made known to me third hour of the day.

the ways of life ; thou shalt make 16 But this is that which was me full of joy with thycountenance. spoken by the prophet Joel,

29 Men and brethren, let me a 17 And it shall come to pass in freely speak unto you of the patrithe last days, saith God, I will arch David, that he is both dead pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and buried, and his sepulchre is and your sons and your daughters with us unto this day. shall prophesy, and your young

30 Therefore being a prophet, men shall see visions, and your old and knowing that God had sworn men shall dream dreams :

with an oath to him, that of the 18 And on my servants, and on fruit of his loins, according to the my hand-maidens, I will pour out flesh, he would raise up Christ to in those days of my Spirit ; and sit on his throne ; they shall prophesy :

t 31 He seeing this before, spake 19 And I will shew wonders in of the resurrection of Christ, that heaven above, and signs in the his soul was not left in hell, neiearth beneath ; blood, and fire, ther his flesh did see corruption. and vapour of smoke.

32 This Jesus hath God raised 20 The sun shall be turned into up, whereof we all are witnesses. darkness, and the moon into blood, t 33 Therefore being by the right before that great and notable day hand of God exalted, and having of the Lord come.

received of the Father the promise d 21.And it shali come to pass, that of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed whosoever shall call on the name forth this, which ye now see and of the Lord, shall be saved. hear.

22 Ye men of Israel, hear these t 34 For David is not ascended words ; Jesus of Nazareth, a man into the heavens, but he saith him- approved of God among you by self, The LORD said unto my Lord, miracles, and wonders, and signs,Sit thou on my right hand, which God did by him in the midst 35 Until I make thy foes thy of you, as ye yourselves also know: footstool. t 23 Him, being delivered by the 36 Therefore let all the house of determinate counsel and foreknow- Israel know assuredly, that God ledge of God, ye have taken, and hath made that same Jesus whom by wicked hands have crucified ye have crucified, both Lord and and slain :

Christ. 24 Whom God hath raised up, ! f 37 T Now when they heard this, having loosed the pains of death : they were pricked in their heart, because it was not possible that he and said unto Peter and to the rest should be holden of it.

of the apostles, Men and brethren, a 25 For David speaketh concern- what shall we do? ing him, I foresaw the Lord always d 38 Then Peter said unto them, before my face; for he is on myright Repent, and be baptized every opc of you in the name of Jesus Christ, d 5 And he gave heed unto them, for the remission of sins,and ye shall expecting to receive something of receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. them.

39 For the promise is unto you, 6 Then Peter said, Silver, and and to your children, and to all gold have I none; but such as I that are afar off, even as many as have give I thee: In the name of the Lord our God shall call. Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up d 40 And with many other words and walk. did he testify and exhort, saying, 7 And he took him by the right Save yourselves from this unto- hand, and lifted him up: and im ward generation.

mediately his feet and ancle-bones f41 | Then they that gladly re. received strength. ceived his word, were baptized : m 8 And he, leaping up, stood, and and the same day there were walked, and entered with them into added unto them about three thou- the temple, walking, and leaping, sand souls.

and praising God. 42 And they continued stead

9 And all the people saw him fastly in the apostles' doctrine and walking and praising God : fellowship, and in breaking of 10 And they knew that it was bread, and in prayers.

he which şat for alms at the Beau. 43 And fear came upon every tiful gate of the temple : and they soul : and many wonders and signs were filled with wonder and amazewere done by the apostles. ment at that which had happened

44 And all that believed were to- unto him. gether, and had all things common; f 11 And as the lame man which

45 And sold their possessions and was healed held Peter and John, goods, and parted them to all men, all the people ran together unto as every man had need.

them in the porch that is called d 46 And they, continuing daily Solomon's, greatly wondering. with one accord in the temple, 12 | And when Peter saw it, he and breaking bread from house to answered unto the people, Ye men house, did eat their meat with of Israel why marvel ye at this? gladness and singleness of heart, or why look ye so earnestly on us,

47 Praising God, and having fa- as though by our own power or vour with all the people. And the holiness we had made this man to Lord added to the church daily walk ? such as should be saved.

t 13 The God of Abraham, and CHAP. III.

of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of d* TINTOW Peter and John went our fathers hath glorified his Son ple, at the hour of prayer, being denied him in the presence of the ninth hour.

Pilate, when he was determined f2 And a certain man lame from to let him go. his mother's womb was carried, t 14 But ye denied the Holy One, whom they laid daily at the gate and the Just, and desired a murof the temple which is called Beau- derer to be granted unto you; tiful, to ask alms of them that en- 15 And killed the Prince of life, tered into the temple ;

whom God hath raised from the 3 Who, seeing Peter and John dead; whereof we are witnesses. about to go into the temple, asked c 16 And his name, through faith an alms.

in his name, hath made this man 4 And Peter fastening his eyes up-strong, whom ye see and know ; on him with John, said, Look on us. Iyea, the faith which is by him

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