The Acts of the Apostles, with Maps, Notes and Introduction

The Acts of the Apostles, with Maps, Notes and Introduction

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...ax' -1'6v ex vexpaiv, but God raised Him from the dead. This was the proof that God had now fulfilled the promise made unto Abraham and to David, that of their seed should one come, in whom all the nations of the earth should be blessed, even as St Paul says below, by being justified from all things, from which they could not be justified by the law of Moses. And elsewhere (Rom. i. 4) the Apostle says that Jesus ' was declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the 31. see-rfis I'u.).ha.Cu.s, from Galilee. The Apostles, and the main body of Christ's followers, were drawn from Galilee, in so much that, before the Crucifixion, Galileeans was a name by which they were known (Mark xiv. 70). oi-rwes viv eicrlv poiprupes ax' -roi), who now are His witnesses. St Paul has not mentioned the Ascension of Jesus, but when he says that now men are His witnesses, it is implied that Christ was no longer on earth for men to see Him. The Apostle also thus marks out what was the especial work of those who had companied with Jesus during His life. 32. no.1 1'p.eis 1' -I-is a' u, yye). 6p.e9o., and we declare unto you glad tidings. While the companions of Jesus are to be His witnesses, we are His Evangelists, the bringers of the good news of His salvation.-rots-rexvois vi (iv, unto our children. This well-supported reading certainly merits ischendorf's remark, 'insolenter illud quidem dictum est.' We should naturally expect what the Text. recept. has given, 'to us their children.' But when the complete force of the preceding verb is taken into account, the sentence may be explained. The promise was made to Abraham, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236954696
  • 9781236954695