Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For if Abraham had been made right with God by doing good deeds he would have had something to boast about, but not in God's presence.
Therefore, as I have fellowship with Christ Jesus, I am proud of my service to God.
we cannot help but speak about the things we have seen and heard."
but get up, and enter the city [of Damascus] and [there] you will be told what you must do."
But, get up onto your feet, for the reason I have appeared to you is to appoint you a minister and witness of both the things you have [already] seen of me and the things I will [reveal when] appearing to you.
I have a debt to pay [i.e., an obligation to preach] to Greeks and heathens; to the educated and to the ignorant.
So, you too, after you have done everything you were told to, should say, 'We are unworthy slaves. We have done [only] what we were supposed to do.'"