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LECTURE VI.-ii. 41-47.
Three thousand are baptized, and become a community of be-
lievers in Christ Jesus . .
Lecture VII.-iii. 1–16.
Peter heals a cripple, and explains to the people the source of bis
miraculous power . . . . . 35
LECTURE VIII.-iii. 17–26.
Peter exhorts the people to repentance and faith in Jesus .
LECTURE IX.-iv. l-12.
Peter and John are apprehended and examined, and preach
salvation through Christ Jesus to the chief priests and
Lecture X.-iv. 13—22.
The Apostles are forbidden to preach in the name of Jesus, but
refuse to obey . . . . 52
Lecture XI.—iv. 23—37.
The Apostles, threatened by the rulers, appeal to God in prayer.
Union of interest among the believers . . 57
Deceit and death of Ananias and Sapphira ..
LECTURE XIII.-v. 12–52.
The Apostles are imprisoned, and miraculously set at liberty.
Their resolute answer to the council ..
Gamaliel's advice to the council. Its reasonableness
LECTURE XV.-vi. 1—6.
Difficulty arising out of the common fund from which the brethren
were supported. Seven appointed to administer it. 79
Lecture XVI.—vi. 7—15.
Increase of the Church. Stephen is accused of speaking against
the law of Moses
. . . . . . . 86
LECTURE XVII.-vii, 1–16.
Stephen's defence. Early history of the Jewish people : especially
Abraham and Joseph.
Lecture XVIII.-vii. 17–36.
Continuation of Stephen's discourse. Moses, like Jesus, rejected
by his countrymen . . . . 97
LECTURE XIX.-vii. 37–53.
Stephen's discourse continued. Opposition of the people to
Moses, as afterwards to Jesus . .
Lecture XX.-vii. 54—60.
Death of Stephen. His spirit and that of his enemies com-
pared . . . . . 107
Lecture XXI.-viii. 1–4.
The disciples, driven from Jerusalem, publish the Gospel else-
where. . .
. . . .
Lecture XXII.-viii. 5—25.
The Gospel has success in Samaria. Simon the magician rebuked
by Peter . . . . . 117
LECTURE XXIII.-viii. 26-40.
Philip explains the Gospel to a proselyte from Ethiopia, who is
baptized . . . . . 123
Lecture XXIV.-ix. 1—9.
Saul, journeying to Damascus, is arrested by a vision from
heaven . . . . . . . . 129
Lecture XXV.-ix. 10—22.
Ananias is directed to seek out Saul, who is baptized, and be-
comes a preacher of the gospel.
LECTURE XXVI.-ix. 23–31.
Saul, in danger from the Jews, is sent to Tarsus. The churches
enjoy a period of rest ..' ..
LECTURE XXVII.-ix. 32–43.
Æneas is healed by Peter, and Dorcas restored to life. Character
of Dorcas . . . . . . 147
LECTURE XXVIII.—. 1—16.
A revelation is made to Cornelius. His character. A vision
also shown to Peter ".
Lecture XXIX. X. 17–33.
Peter accompanies the messengers of Cornelius, and finds him
with his friends, waiting to receive from Peter the will of
LECTURE XXX.- X.34–48.
Peter's judgment concerning the Gentiles. He preaches the
gospel to Cornelius, and this Gentile with his household is
baptized . . . . . 165
Lecture XXXI.-xi. 1—18.
Peter explains to the disciples at Jerusalem the admission of
Gentiles to the privileges of God's people ; how he has granted
them repentance unto life
LECTURE XXXII.—xi. 19—24.
The gospel is received at Antioch both by Jews and Grecians,
and a church is formed which Barnabas is sent to visit and
. . 177
LECTURE XXXIII.-xi. 25, 26.
The disciples at Antioch take the name of Christians.
LECTURE XXXIV.-xi. 27-30.
The Christians at Antioch send relief to the brethren in Judea.
Their motives in this . i .
Lecture XXXV.-xii. 1—5.
The apostle James is put to death by Herod, and Peter impri-
soned.' The Christians betake themselves to prayer 195
LECTURE XXXVI.—xi, 6–17.
Peter is miraculously delivered from prison .
Lecture XXXVII.-11. 18—25.
The pride, exultation, and death of Herod
LECTURE XXXVIII.-xiii. 1-12.
Barnabas and Saul are sent out to preach the gospel. Sergius
Paulus is converted. Elymas struck with blindness . 211
Lecture XXXIX.-xiii. 13-25.
Paul reasons with the Jews, to show that Jesus was the
Lecture XL.---xii. 26–41.
Paul's discourse with the Jews continued, to show that justifica-
tion is by faith in Christ Jesus . .
LECTURE XLI.--xiii. 42–47.
The Jews oppose the gospel . . .
LECTURE XLII.--xiii. 48—52.
A company of believers formed at Antioch. · The apostles are
driven from the neighbourhood . .
Effects of the gospel at Iconium. The apostles escape to Ly-
. . .
. . . . 240
LECTURE XLIV.-xiv. 8—18.
Paul and Barnabas worshipped at Lystra. Their address to the
people . . . . . 245