1. The Ascension; Matthias Chosen by Lot1. Christ, preparing his apostles to the beholding of his ascension, .4. gathers them together unto the Mount of Olives, 6. commands them to expect in Jerusalem the sending down of the Holy Spirit, 9. and ascends into heaven in their sight10. After his ascension they are warned by two angels to depart, and to set their minds upon his second coming.12. They accordingly return, and, giving themselves to prayer, 23. choose Matthias apostle in the place of Judas.2. The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost, Peter Preaches, Believers Gather1. The apostles, filled with the Holy Spirit, and speaking various languages, 12. are admired by some, and derided by others;14. whom Peter disproves;37. he baptizes a great number who were converted;41. who afterwards devoutly and charitably converse together; 43. the apostles working many miracles, 46. and God daily increasing his church.3. Peter Heals the Lame Beggar, Speaks to Onlookers1. Peter preaching to the people that came to see a lame man restored to his feet,12. professes the cure to have been wrought by God, and his son Jesus;13. withal reprehending them for crucifying Jesus;17. which because they did it through ignorance, 18. and that thereby were fulfilled God's determinate counsel, and the Scriptures,19. he exhorts them by repentance and faith to seek remission of their sins through Jesus.4. Peter and John Arrested and Released; Believers Share All1. The rulers of the Jews, offended with Peter's sermon,3. imprison him and John.5. After, upon examination 8. Peter boldly avouching the lame man to be healed by the name of Jesus, 11. and that only by the same Jesus we must be eternally saved,13. they threaten him and John to preach no more in that name,23. whereupon the church flees to prayer.31. And God, by moving the place where they were assembled, testifies that he heard their prayer; 34. confirming the church with the gift of the Holy Spirit, and with mutual love and charity.5. Deaths of Ananias and Sapphira; Apostles Imprisoned, Released by an Angel; Gamaliel Speaks1. After that Ananias and Sapphira his wife, 3. at Peter's rebuke had fallen down dead;12. and that the rest of the apostles had wrought many miracles;14. to the increase of the faith;17. the apostles are again imprisoned;19. but delivered by an angel bidding them preach openly to all;21. when, after their teaching accordingly in the temple,29. and before the council,33. they are in danger to be killed; 34. but through the advice of Gamaliel, they are kept alive, and are only beaten;41. for which they glorify God, and cease no day from preaching.6. The Seven Chosen; Stephen Seized1. The apostles, desirous to have the poor cared for, 2. as also careful themselves to dispense the word of God, the food of the soul,3. recommend,5. and with the church's consent ordain seven chosen men to the office of deaconship.7. The word of God prevails,8. Stephen, full of faith and the Holy Spirit, confuting those with whom he disputed, 12. is brought before the council, 13. and falsely accused of blasphemy against the law and the temple.7. Stephen's Speech, Stoning and Death1. Stephen, permitted to answer to the accusation of blasphemy,2. shows that Abraham worshipped God rightly, and how God chose the fathers,20. before Moses was born, and before the tabernacle and temple were built;37. that Moses himself witnessed of Christ;44. and that all outward ceremonies were ordained to last but for a time;51. reprehending their rebellion, and murdering of Christ, whom the prophets foretold.54. Whereupon they stone Stephen to death, 59. who commends his soul to Jesus, and humbly prays for them.8. Saul Persecutes the Church; Philip in Samaria; Simon the Sorcerer; the Ethiopian1. By occasion of the persecution in Jerusalem, the church being planted in Samaria, 4. by Philip the deacon, who preached, did miracles, and baptized many;9. among the rest Simon the sorcerer, a great seducer of the people;14. Peter and John come to confirm and enlarge the church; 15. where, by prayer and imposition of hands giving the Holy Spirit;18. when Simon would have bought the like power of them, 20. Peter sharply reproving his hypocrisy and covetousness, 22. and exhorting him to repentance, 25. together with John preaching the word of the Lord, return to Jerusalem;26. but the angel sends Philip to teach and baptize the Ethiopian Eunuch.9. Saul's Conversion; Ananias; Saul Begins to Preach; Aeneas and Dorcas1. Saul, going toward Damascus, is stricken down to the earth, 8. and led blind to Damascus;10. is called to the apostleship;18. and is baptized by Ananias.20. He preaches Christ boldly.23. The Jews lay wait to kill him;29. so do the Grecians, but he escapes both.31. The church having rest, Peter heals Aeneas;36. and restores Tabitha to life.10. Cornelius' and Peter's Visions; Peter Preaches to the Gentiles1. Cornelius, a devout man, being commanded by an angel, sends for Peter,11. who by a vision is taught not to despise the Gentiles;17. and is commanded by the Spirit to go with the messenger to Caesarea.25. Cornelius shows the occasion of his sending for him.34. As he preaches Christ to Cornelius and his company,44. the Holy Spirit falls on them, and they are baptized.11. Peter's Defense in Jerusalem; The Church at Antioch1. Peter, being accused for preaching to the Gentiles,5. makes his defense;18. which is accepted.19. The gospel being spread in Phoenicia, and Cyprus, and Antioch, 22. Barnabas is sent to confirm them.26. The disciples are first called Christians at Antioch.27. They send relief to the brothers in Judea in time of famine.12. Peter Led from Prison by the Angel; Herod's Death1. King Herod persecutes the Christians, kills James, and imprisons Peter; 6. whom an angel delivers upon the prayers of the church.20. Herod in his pride taking to himself the honor due to God, 23. is stricken by an angel, and dies miserably.24. After his death, the word of God prospers.25. Saul and Barnabas return to Antioch.13. Church Sends Barnabas and Saul on First Missionary Journey; Cyprus; Pisidian Antioch1. Paul and Barnabas are chosen to go to the Gentiles.6. Of Sergius Paulus, and Elymas the sorcerer.13. Paul preaches at Antioch that Jesus is Christ.42. The Gentiles believe;44. but the Jews talked abusively against Paul, 46. whereupon they turn to the Gentiles, of whom many believe.50. The Jews raise a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, who go to Iconium.14. Paul and Barnabas in Iconium, Lystra, Derbe and Syrian Antioch1. Paul and Barnabas are persecuted from Iconium.8. At Lystra Paul heals a cripple, whereupon they are reputed as gods.19. Paul is stoned.21. They pass through various churches, confirming the disciples in faith and patience.26. Returning to Antioch, they report what God had done with them.15. The Council at Jerusalem; James' Support; Barnabas and Paul Part Ways; Second Missionary Journey begins1. Great dissensions arise regarding circumcision.5. The apostles consult about it,22. and send their determination by letters to the churches.36. Paul and Barnabas, thinking to visit the brothers together, 39. disagree, and travel different ways.16. Timothy Joins Paul and Silas; Paul's Vision of a Macedonian; Lydia; Conversion of the Philippian Jailer1. Paul and Silas are Joined by Timothy,7. and being called by the Spirit from one country to another,14. convert Lydia,16. and cast out a spirit of divination;19. for which cause they are whipped and imprisoned.25. The prison doors are opened.31. The jailor is converted,35. and they are delivered.17. Paul at Thessalonica, Berea and Athens1. Paul preaches at Thessalonica, where some believe,5. and others persecute him.10. He is sent to Berea, and preaches there.13. Being persecuted by Jews from Thessalonica,16. he comes to Athens, and disputes and preaches the living God, to them unknown;32. whereby, though some mock, many are converted unto Christ.18. Paul in Corinth; Third Missionary Journey begins1. Paul labors with his hands, and preaches at Corinth to the Gentiles.9. The Lord encourages him in a vision.12. He is accused before Gallio the deputy, but is dismissed.18. Afterwards passing from city to city, he strengthens the disciples.24. Apollos, being instructed by Aquila and Priscilla, preaches Christ boldly.19. Miracles, Preaching and Riot in Ephesus1. The Holy Spirit is given by Paul's hands.8. The Jews blaspheme his doctrine, which is confirmed by miracles.13. The Jewish exorcists,16. are beaten by a man who had an evil spirit.19. Conjuring books are burnt.21. Demetrius, for love of gain, raises an uproar against Paul;35. which is appeased by the town clerk.20. Paul in Macedonia and Greece; Eutychus Raised; Paul's Farewell to Ephesian Elders1. Paul goes to Macedonia, and thence to Troas.7. He celebrates the Lord's supper, and preaches.9. Eutychus having fallen down dead is raised to life.13. Paul continues his travels;17. and at Miletum he calls the elders together, tells them what shall befall to himself,28. commits God's flock to them,29. warns them of false teachers,32. commends them to God,36. prays with them, and departs.21. Paul Sails from Miletus to Jerusalem, Seized in the Temple1. Paul calls at the house of Philip, whose daughters prophesy.10. Agabus, foretelling what should befall him at Jerusalem, 13. he will not be dissuaded from going thither.17. He comes to Jerusalem;27. where he is apprehended, and in great danger, but by the chief captain is rescued;37. and requests, and is permitted to speak to the people.22. Paul's Defense to the Crowd1. Paul declares how he was converted to the faith,17. and called to his apostleship.22. At the very mentioning of the Gentiles the people exclaim on him.24. He would have been scourged;25. but claiming the privilege of a Roman, he escapes.23. Paul before the Sanhedrin; Warned of Plot; Transferred to Caesarea1. As Paul pleads his cause,2. Ananias commands them to strike him.7. Dissension among his accusers.11. God encourages him.14. The Jews' vow to kill Paul,20. is declared unto the chief captain.27. He sends him to Felix the governor.24. The Trial Before Felix1. Paul being accused by Tertullus the orator,10. answers for his life and doctrine.24. He preaches Christ to the governor and his wife.26. The governor hopes for a bribe, but in vain.27. Felix, succeeded by Festus, leaves Paul in prison.25. The Trial Before Festus, King Agrippa1. The Jews accuse Paul before Festus.8. He answers for himself,11. and appeals unto Caesar.14. Afterwards Festus opens his matter to king Agrippa;23. and he is brought forth.25. Festus clears him of having done anything worthy of death.26. Paul's Defense Before Agrippa1. Paul, in the presence of Agrippa, declares his life from his childhood;12. and how miraculously he was converted, and called to his apostleship.24. Festus charges him with being insane, whereunto he answers modestly.28. Agrippa is almost persuaded to be a Christian.31. The whole company pronounces him innocent.27. Paul Sails for Rome; Storm and Shipwreck1. Paul shipping toward Rome,10. foretells of the danger of the voyage,11. but is not believed.14. They are tossed to and fro by a storm;41. and suffer shipwreck;44. yet all come safe to land.28. Paul Ashore at Malta; Preaches at Rome1. Paul, after his shipwreck, is kindly entertained on Malta.5. The snake on his hand hurts him not.8. He heals many diseases in the island.11. They depart toward Rome.17. He declares to the Jews the cause of his coming.24. After his preaching some were persuaded, and some believed not.30. Yet he preaches there two years.
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