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Proofs of ibe Jafter bis rime and Their most remarkable Transactions. Transactions. conversion, place.
j“ If the meaning of his
coming back with them. “: thither, was to restore the f" kingdom to Israel?" which they do not ask fo much out of fo great a degree of impatience for reitoring the kingdom ; as out 0
furprize at the thought that the should restore the king. dom to a nation, that had used him with such cruelty so lately at this very place. Jesus tells them, it is not for them to know the times and reasons ; but adds, " ye shal: Acts i. 8. " receive power, after that " the Holy Ghost is come
upon you, and ye shal. “ be witnesses unto me,
both " in Jerusalem, and in all " Judæa, and in Samaria,
Mark xvi. “ and in the uttermott parts “s of the earth.” And af. terward they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the words with the figns following: as
will appear in the sequel.
wards Bethany, as far as the
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and the lot fell upon Mat-
God ordered it so, that a ewelfth apostle should be ap. pointed before the feast of Pentecoft, that the Holy Ghost might then fall on him, as well as on the other eleven.
Jesus having, a little beore his death, intimated heir new
commission to |-hem, and, after his refur. frection, given it to them in ample terms, but refpiting che execution of it till the
leicent of the Holy Ghost ; chat restraint was now to be caken off. When the day of Pentecost therefore was Acts ii. ,fully come (being the fiftieth/
5. day after Jesus's resurrection, and the tenth after bis ascenfon, in the morning), he being now feated at the right hand of God, and exalted to be Lord of all things, having received the gift of the Holy Ghost from the Facher, or for the filling his hurch with all fullnes, and being invelled with all power, fends down the Holy Ghost on the apostles, to qualify them for his ambar
and on the rest of the hundred and twenty, to iprove more fully his being
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exalted to the right hand of
speak with other tongues,
as the Spirit gave them ut" terancé.” And there were dwelling (or sojourning, xa. Ver.7-14 Mouveles, for some of them were dwellers, i xalouxsies, in Melopotamia, ver. 9, and therefore could only be so journing at Jerusalem) at Je frusalem, Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven, and profelytes of frighteousness from Rome. Peter preaches, and “ wir
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Jerufalem” (and whom
pent and be baptized every
one of you, and ye shall “ receive the gift of the
Holy Ghoft. For the “ promise is to you, and
to your children, and tol
Proofs of the
after bis Jrime and Their most remarkable Transa7ions. Tranfeftions, zuen! conversion. place.
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or, those Jews who live in
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