Truly, I made the first history, O Theophilus, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach,
it seemed good to me also, having followed carefully all things from the beginning, to write unto thee consecutively, O most noble Theophilus,
And He said to them, What? And they said to Him, The things concerning Jesus the Nazarene, who was a prophet-man mighty in work and word before God and all the people.
And Jesus was going round all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every malady among the people.
The blind are looking up, and the lame are walking about, the lepers are being cleansed, and the deaf are hearing, the dead are being raised, and the poor are having the gospel preached unto them:
And at that hour He healed many of their diseases and ailments and evil spirits; and He conferred on many blind people the power to see.
Jesus responded to them, I have shown unto you many beautiful works from the Father; on account of which of these do you stone me?
Then the high priest asked Jesus concerning His disciples and concerning His teaching.
Israelitish men, hear these words, Jesus the Nazarene, a man having been demonstrated unto you from God by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did through Him in your midst, as yourselves know;
For unto this you have been called: because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you may follow in his steps:
And Jesus was beginning to be about thirty years old, being as was supposed, the son of Joseph, the son of Eli,