I indeed made the former treatise, O Theophilus, about all things that Jesus began both to do and to teach,
it occurred to me also, having followed closely from the beginning all things accurately, to write to thee in order, eminent Theophilus,
And he said to them, What? And they said to him, The things about Jesus the Nazarene, who became a prophet, a mighty man in work and word before God and all the people,
And Jesus went around all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the good-news of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.
the blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor are proclaimed good-news.
And in the same hour he healed many from diseases and plagues and evil spirits. And he granted sight to many blind men.
Jesus answered them, I have shown you many good works from my Father. Because of them, which work do ye stone me?
The high priest therefore asked Jesus about his disciples, and about his doctrine.
Men, Israelites, hear ye these words. Jesus the Nazarene, a man shown by God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know,
For ye were called for this. Because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, so that ye should follow his footsteps.
And after these days his wife Elizabeth conceived, and she concealed herself five months, saying,
And Jesus himself was beginning to be about thirty years old, being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli,