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THE HOLY BIBLE

CONTAINING THE

OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

THE

HOLY BIBLE

CONTAINING THE

OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED AN INTRODUCTION

BY

J. W. MACKAIL

VOL. VIII

THE ACTS TO REVELATION

London
MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED

NEW YORK: THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

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THE

ACTS OF THE APOSTLES

THE former treatise have I made, O Theo

philus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen: to whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God: and, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, “which," saith he, "ye have heard of me: for John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.”

When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, “Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?” And he said unto them, “It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in

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