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Acts i. 5. Ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost, not many days hence.
Matt. iii. 11. John said of Christ, he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire.-Fulfilled:
Acts ii. 4. They were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Ver. 16. Peter said, this is that which was spoken of by the prophet Joel.
ii. 32. Jesus being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.
Other prophecies uttered by Christ, besides those in the foregoing articles.
XLVIII. The persecutions of Christians, Matt. x. 22. Ye shall be hated of all men for my sake. Ver. 16. Mark xiii. 13. Luke xxi. 17.
xxiv. 9. Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you. Ch. x. 17. John xvi. 2. Matt. xxiii. 34.—v. 11.—x. 23.. John xv. 20.-Fulfilled:
Acts vi. 12. They stoned Stephen. Ch. vii. 59.
viii. 1. At that time there was a great persecution.
ix. 1. Saul persecuted. Ch. xxii. 7, 8.-xxvi. 14, 15.
xxvi. 9. I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things against the name of Jesus. Ver. 11. Ch. xxii. 14.
Acts xxviii. 23. As concerning this sect, we know that it is every where spoken against.
MIRACLES OF CHRIST.
XLIX. The evidence of miracles appealed to, as a foundation of faith in Christ.
Matt. xi. 5. To determine John Babtist's faith, Christ only sends him an account of his miracles and ministry.
John v. 36. The works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me. Ch. ix. 4.-x. 25.
x. 37. If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.
Ver. 38. Though ye believe not me, believe the works, that ye may know and believe that the Father is in me and I in him. Ch. xiv. 11. xv. 24. If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin.
v. 59. Except ye see signs and wonders ye will not believe.
xx. 30. Many other signs did Jesus, which are not written; but these are written that ye may believe.
Ver. 31. But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing ye might have life through his name.
xii. 37. Though he had done so many miracles, some believed not. Matt. xi. 20. He began to upbraid the cities, wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not.
Acts ii. 22. Jesus approved of God by miracles, and wonders, and signs, which God did by him.
L. New Testament Miracles, a foundation of faith in Christ. Miracles attending the birth of Christ, and that of John his forerunner. Luke i. 20. Zacharias is struck dumb, for unbelief.
Ver. 64. The use of his speech is restored.
Ver. 41. The babe leaped in Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Ghost, and she prophesieth of Christ.
Matt. i. 18. Christ's miraculous conception and birth foretold by an angel. Ver. 20.
Luke ii. 11, 15. Christ's birth published by an angel, to shepherds, who, thereby finding him, glorified God. Ver. 20.
Matt. ii. 2. An extraordinary star appears, and guides the wise men to where Christ was, who worship him.
Luke ii. 25. Simon and Anna are directed by the Spirit, to acknowledge Christ and speak of him. Ver. 60.
LI. Miraculous cures, performed by Christ, and the effects thereof. Mat. iv. 23. Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness, and all manner of diseases among the people.
Ver. 24. And they brought unto him, all sick people, that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, and those which had the palsy, and he healed them.
The effects thereof was, Ver. 24, 25.
His fame spread abroad, and there followed him great multitudes. xi. 5. The blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up. Isa. xxxv. 6.
xv. 29. Great multitudes came unto him, having with them those that were lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and he healed them.
Effect. Ver. 31. They wondered and glorified God.
LII. Devils cast out by Christ. Matt. viii. 16. He cast out the spirits with his word. Mark i. 32, 33. Luke iv. 40.
Ver. 28. Out of two men he cast devils, who enter into the swine. Ver. 31. Mark v. 1, 8, 15. Luke viii. 26, 29.
Matt. viii. 28. Effect. The people were taken with great fear. ix. 32. He casts a devil out of a dumb man, who then spake. Effect. The people marvelled, saying, it was never so seen in Israel. Matt. xii. 22. He casts a devil out of a man, blind and dumb, who then both spake and saw. Luke xi. 14.
Effect. Ver. 23. The people were amazed, and said, is not this the son of David?
xv. 22. He cast a devil out of the daughter of a woman of Canaan. Mark vii. 24. He commended her faith.
xvii. 15. Casts a devil out of a child that was lunatick, and sore vexed with a devil. Mark ix. 21. Luke ix. 43.
Effect. The people were all amazed at the mighty power of God. The father of the child said, I believe, help thou mine unbelief. Mark i. 23. Christ casts out an unclean spirit. Luke iv. 36. Effect. Ver. 27, 28. The people were amazed, and his fame spread abroad.
Ver. 34. He casts out many devils.
zvi. 9. Casts seven devils out of Mary Magdalen. Luke viii. 2.
Luke xxxi. 32. Christ said, I do cures, and cast out devils. Thus
did Christ literally.
Gen. iii. 15. Bruise the serpent's head.
Heb. ii. 14. Destroyed the devil.
1 John iii. 8. Destroyed the works of the devil.
xii. 31. He cast out the prince of this world.
Luke xi. 22. Being stronger than he.
Col. ii. 15. He spoiled principalities and powers.
Luke xi. 20. By the finger, the power and Spirit of God.
LIII. Christ heals sicknesses. Matt. viii. 13, 14. The servant of a believing centurion. Luke vii. 1. Peter's wife's mother, Mark i. 32. Luke iv. 38.
ix. 35. Every sickness and disease among the people. Matt. xii. 15.-xiv. 14. Luke ix. 11.
John iv. 50. A noble man's Son. Effect. Ver. 53. The father of the child, and his whole house believed.
Christ cures blindness. Matt. ix. 29. Two blind men, by touching their eyes. Effect. Ver. 31. His fame spread abroad.
Mark viii. 22, 23. A blind man spitting upon his eyes.
x. 46. Cures Bartimeus. Ch. vii. 21. Cures many. Mark x. 46. John ix. 6, 7. A blind man, by anointing his eyes with clay. Effect. Ver. 16. 32, 33, 33. The man said, since the world began was it not heard, that any man opened the eyes of one that was born blind, if this man were not of God, he could do nothing. Isa. xxix. 18.-XXXV. 5.
Christ cures deafness. Matt. vii. 32. A man that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech, by putting his fingers into his ears, and touching his tongue. Effect. Ver. 37. They were beyond measure astonished, saying, he hath done all things well. Matt. xi. 15. Cures lameness. Luke xiii. 13. Makes straight a woman bowed down with an infirmity. Effect. They glorified God.
xxii. 51. Heals a servant's ear that was cut off.
John v. 8. Cures a man, at the pool of Bethesda.
Cures leprosy. Matt. viii. 3. A leper by touching him. Mark i. 40. Effect. They blazed abroad his fame.
Luke xvii. 14. Ten lepers. Effect. One of them who was a Samavitan glorified God, and returned to Jesus, and gave him thanks. xix. 2, 3. Cures the dropsy.
Cures the palsy. Matt. iv. 24-viii. 6. Mark ii. 3, 5, 10, 12. Luke v. 18, 24, 25. Effect. They marvelled and glorified God, and his fame spread abroad.
Matt. ix. 22. He cures a bloody issue. Luke viii. 44.
xii. 10. He restores a withered hand. Luke vi. 10.
LIV: Raises the dead to life. Matt. ix. 25. Jairus's daughter.
John xì. 39. Lazarus. Effect. Ver. 45. Ch. xii. 11. Many of the Jews believed on him, because of Lazarus.
LV. He calms the wind and sea. Matt. viii. 26. Mark vi. 51. Luke viii. 24. Effect. They marvelled, saying, what manner of man is this, that even the winds and seas obey him.
xiv. 25. He walked on the sea. John vi. 19.
Matt. xiv. 29. Makes Peter walk upon the water.
Effect. Ver. 23. Ch. iii. 2. Many believed on him, seeing the miracles which he did.
xxi. 6. Directs the disciples, to take a great draught of fishes. Effect. Luke v. 8. Peter fell down, and said, depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord.
John xvii. 27. Directs Peter to find a piece of money in a fish's mouth.
Matt. xxi. 19 He curses the barren fig-tree, which immediately withers.
LVI. Miracles accompanying the death of Christ were, Matt. xxvii. 45. a supernatural darkness.
Ver. 51. The veil of the temple rent, the earth quaked, the rocks rent, graves opened, many bodies of saints arose.
Effect. Ver. 54. The centurion and those that were with him, seeing these things, said, truly this was the Son of God.
xxviii. 2. A great earthquake at his resurrection.
LVII. Christ empowers his disciples to work miracles for propagating the Gospel.
Matt. x. 1. He gave them power, against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness, and all manner of dis
Ver. 8. He said unto them, heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils, freely ye have received, freely give. Mark iii. 15.—vi. 7.-xvi. 17. Luke ix. 1.-x. 19.-xxiv. 49. 1 Cor. xii. 9, 28, 30.
MIRACLFS OF THE APOSTLES.
LVIII. Miracles wrought by the apostles. Mark vi. 13. They cast out many devils, and anointed with oil, many that were sick, and healed them. Ch. ix. 6.
Luke x. 17. The devils were subject unto them.
Acts ii. 4. Being filled with the Holy Ghost, they spake with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. 1 Cor. xiv. 22.
Ver. 41. Three thousand are converted by Peter's sermon.
iii. 2. 6, 7.-Peter and John cured a lame man, at the gate of the temple.
v. 12. Many signs and wonders were wrought by the apostles. Effect. Ver. 14. Believers were the more added to the Lord. Ver. 15. They brought the sick into the streets.
Ver. 16. There came also a multitude out of the cities round about, unto Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and them which were vexed with unclean spirits, and they were healed every one.
viii. 6, 7. Philip did many miracles, casting out unclean spirits,
turing palsies, and the lame.
Acts ix. 4, 11, 17. Paul's conversion. Ch. xxii. 13. xxvi. 14.
Acts. ix. 34. Peter heals Eneas of the palsy.
x. 1. Cornelius his vision.
Ver. 11. Peter's vision, Ver. 13. A voice to him.
Ver. 44. The Holy Ghost falls upon Cornelius, and others that heard Peter preaching the gospel.
v. 5, 10. The death of Ananias and Sapphira.
Ver. 19. The apostles are brought out of prison, by an angel. vi. 15. Stephen's face seen, as the face of an angel.
vii. 55. Stephen sees Christ.
xiii. 11. Elimas struck blind.
xiv. 10. Paul heals a cripple, at Lystra.
xvi. 18. Paul casts out a spirit of divination.
Ver. 26. The apostles in prison, have their bands loosed, an earthquake happens.
xix. 6. The Holy Ghost given, at Paul's laying on his hands. Ver. 11. Paul casts out evil spirits, &c.
Ver. 12. Diseases cured by handkerchiefs, &c. brought from Paul's body.
xxviii. 5. Shakes a viper off his hands unhurt.
xxviii. 8. Paul cures the father of Publius of a fever and bloodyAux.
Ver. 9. Others cured of diseases.
Heb. ii. 3. God bearing them witness, with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles by the power of the Spirit of God, Rom.
CHRIST'S GLORY, EXALTATION, DIVINE TITLES, WORKS, WORSHIP.
1. CHRIST'S glory before his incarnation. John xvii. 5. O Father, glorify me with the glory which I had with thee, before the world was. See Prov. viii. 22 to ver. 32.-xxx. 4.
II. Christ's glory on earth. Luke ix. 30, 31. At his transfiguration. Ver. 32. Peter and they that were with him saw his glory.
Ver. 35. There came a voice-this is my beloved Son, hear ye him. John i. 14. We beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. 2 Pet. i. 16.
ii. 11. This beginning of miracles did Jesus, and manifested forth his glory. Ch. xi. 4.
xii. 41. These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory. Isa. liii. 1. xvii. 22. The glory which thou hast given me, I have given them. 2 Pet. i 17. He received from God the Father, honour and glory, when there came such a voice, from the excellent glory, This is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased. Matt. xvii. 5. Heb. iii. 3.
III. Christ's glory, after his resurrection. Luke xxiv. 26. Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and enter into his glory?