In the former treatise, Dear friend Theophilus, I have written of all that Jesus began to do and teach,
I determined also, as soon as I had searched out diligently all things from the beginning, that then I would write unto thee, good Theophilus,
To whom he said, "What things?" And they said unto him, "Of Jesus of Nazareth, which was a prophet, mighty in deed and word, before God and all the people.
And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healed all manner of sickness and all manner diseases among the people.
The blind see, the halt go, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are risen again, and the glad tidings is preached to the poor.
And at the same time, he cured many of their infirmities and plagues, and of evil spirits: and unto many that were blind, he gave sight.
Jesus answered them, "Many good works have I showed you from my father: for which of them will ye stone me?"
The high priest asked Jesus of his disciples, and of his doctrine.
"Ye men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you with miracles and wonders, and signs which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves know:
For hereunto verily were ye called, for Christ also suffered for us: leaving us an example that ye should follow his steps,
And Jesus himself was about thirty years of age when he began, and he was taken for the son of Joseph: which Joseph was the son of Heli: